Social Movements and Social Justice
Antigonish Movement principles
Bean, W. E. (2000).
Community development adult education: Locating practice in its roots. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 85, 67-76. (StFX only)
English, L. M. (2000).
Spiritual dimensions of informal learning. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 85, 29-38. (StFX only)
Johnson, H. G. (1944).
The Antigonish Movement. Antigonish, NS: Extension Department, St. Francis Xavier University. A lecture given to the students of Acadia University. This booklet describes the six principles of the Antigonish Movement as they were first written in 1944.
MacAulay, S. (2001).
The community economic development tradition in Eastern Nova Scotia, Canada: Ideological continuities and discontinuities between the Antigonish Movement and the Family of community development corporation. Community Development Journal, 36(2), 111-121. (StFX only)
Masters of their own destiny: The Coady story in Canada and across the world. A digital archive documenting the history of the Antigonish Movement, the StFX Extension Department and the Coady International Institute.
Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre
ARC International advances LGBT rights. It facilitates strategic planning around LGBT issues, strengthens global networks, and enhances access to UN mechanisms.
The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) was established at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA. The Center provides programming and support for faith communities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and organizations.
Gender and Sexuality, a 2007 Cutting Edge Pack from Bridge.
International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)
Jackson, E., Smillie, I. & Brown. S. (2013).
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights: A call for Canadian leadership. Ottawa: The McLeod Group. (639K pdf)
Kaoma, K. J. (2012).
Colonizing African values: How the U.S. Christian right is transforming sexual politics in Africa. Somerville, MA: Political Research Associates. (1.47 Mb pdf)
LGBT Ministries - resources provided by the United Church of Christ.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Religious Archives Network (LGBT-RAN) preserves history and encourages study of LGBT religious movements around the world.
Mohammed, A., et al. (Eds.).
Security in-a-box: Community focus: digital security tools and tactics for the African LGBT community. [n.l.]: Tactical Technology Collective. (3.02 Mb pdf)
Movement Building Bootcamp (MBBC) is an e-learning space for African activists, with a focus on LGBTI activists. The platform places issues of sexuality and gender as a component of struggles for social and economic justice, recognition, rights and transformation.
Reflections Asia, the heartbeat of LGBT in Asia and the world.
StFX Positive Space Program
Peters, N. & Marple, L. (2010).
Positive space training manual: Training information and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people and their allies. Antigonish, NS: Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, Office of Human Rights & Equity, StFX. Library has hard copy: 306.76 P442p 2010.
Vilakazi, F. & Ndashe, S. (2010).
The day the African Commission disavowed humanity. Pambazuka News, 506.
Reclaiming Art & Culture for Social Change
Cardinal, G. (2003).
Totem: The return of the G'psgolox Pole, this NFB documentary traces the journey of the Haisla people to reclaim the G'spgolox totem pole that disappeared from the British Columbia village in 1929. It was discovered more than 60 years later in a Stockholm museum. This video raises questions about ownership and the meaning of Aboriginal objects held in museums. (70 min.).
Golden Fingers. (2011, July 12).
Molas: textile art of Kuna people. [Blog].
Mapping Memories is a media project which uses personal stories and a range of media tools to better understand the experiences of youth with refugee experience in Montreal, QC.
Women, art and community activism, Women and Environments International Magazine, no.72/73, 2006. (20.88 Mb pdf)
, an introduction to Catholic Social Teaching. The Busy Christian's Guide to Catholic Social Teaching
Centre for Harmony and Enhancement of Ethnic Minority Residents (CHEER)
Centre for Social Justice, an advocacy organization that attempts to strengthen the struggle for social justice.
Changemakers focuses on the growing world of social entrepreneurship.
Edwards, M., & Sen, G. (2002).
NGOs, social change and the transformation of human relationships: A 21st-century civic agenda.
Grabove, V. (1997).
The many facets of transformative learning theory and practice. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 74, 89-96. (StFX only)
Hawley, W. (n.d.).
Strategies for reducing racial and ethnic prejudice: Essential principles for program design.
Mallawarachi, B. (2015, September 2).
Sri Lanka leader calls for reforms to promote ethnic harmony. The Irrawaddy.
Network of Spiritual Progressives (NSP), this network brings together people of different faiths to work together towards positive social transformation.
Sen, A. (2006).
What clash of civilizations?
The Social Edge.com, Social Justice and Faith Webzine, from Canada.
Tisdell, E. (2000).
Spirituality and emancipatory adult education in women adult educators for social change. Adult Education Quarterly, 50(4). (StFX only)
Tisdell, E., & Tolliver, D. (2003).
Claiming a sacred face: The role of spirituality and cultural identity in transformative adult higher education. Journal of Transformative Education, 1(4). (StFX only)
Transformative Learning: Centre for Community Activism (TLCCA) provides a forum for the discussion of issues related to transformative learning and social transformation.
ver Beek, K. A. (2000).
Spirituality: a development taboo. Development in Practice, 10(1). (StFX only)