Marie Michael Library
Foundations in Leadership and Adult Education
- Batliwala, S. (2011). What does it look like? Feminist ways of leading. In Feminist leadership for social transformation: Clearing the conceptual cloud, (Ch. 4). New Delhi: CREA India. (3 Mb pdf).
- Bean, W. (2000). Community development and adult education: Locating practice in its roots. In L.M. English & M.A. Gillen (Eds.), Addressing the spiritual dimensions of adult learning. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, No.85, pp.67-76. (StFX only) (133K pdf) (Hard copy: 374.001 En36a)
- Chambers, R. (2006). Transforming power: From zero-sum to win-win? IDS Bulletin, 37(6), pp. 99-110.
- Komives, S. & Dugan, J. P. (2010). Contemporary leadership theories. In R. Couto (Ed.), Political and civic leadership: A reference handbook, (pp. 111-121). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. (378K pdf)
- Longwe, S. H. (1998). Education for women’s empowerment or schooling for women’s subordination? Gender and Development, 6(2), 19-26. (StFX only) (234K pdf)
- Spears, L. C. (2010). Character and servant leadership: Ten characteristics of effective, caring leaders. The Journal of Virtues & Leadership, 1(1), 25-30. (83K pdf)
- Stengel, R. (2008, July 21). Mandela: His 8 lessons of leadership. Time, 172(3), 42-48. (StFX only).
- All about leadership, Free Management Library’s resource collection.
- CBC Radio podcast: Father Jean Pochat, who encouraged graduates of his residential school in the Northwest Territories to become Aboriginal leaders and activists.
- Afkhami, M., & Eisenberg, A. (2010. Leading to action: A political participation handbook for women. The library has one printed edition. Call number: 301.1550082 Af49.
- Andrews, M., McConnell, J., & Wescott, A. (2010). Development as leadership-led change (Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Research Working Paper RWP10-009). (439.5K pdf)
- Cornell, A. & Willis-Garcés, A. (2008). Learning from the Movement for a New Society: An interview with George Lakey.
- Kirk, P. & Shutte, A.M. (2004). Community leadership development. Community Development Journal, 39(3), 234-251. (StFX only)
Adult Education and Development Philosophy
- Adult Education and Development journal. Issues available: 54(2000) – 86(2019).
- Adult Education resources, compiled by the Marie Michael Library.
- The Alkali Lake Community Story, Four Worlds International Institute.
- History of Education: Selected moments of the 20th century, compiled by D. Schugurensky.
- Introduction to Adult Learning, by Marcia L. Conner.
- Transformative Learning: Centre for Community Activism (TLCCA), University of Toronto.
- 1967 Arusha Declaration, a brief summary from the Modern History Sourcebook.
- Brief history of the Antigonish Movement, Nova Scotia.
- La Botz, D. (2014, January 27.) Twenty years since the Chiapas rebellion: The Zapatistas, their politics, and their impact.
- CIVICUS, network of civil society organizations.
- The Communication Initiative Network, where communication and media are central to social and economic development.
- Development Alternatives With Women for a New Era (DAWN), is a network of women scholars and activists from the economic South who engage in feminist research and analysis of the global environment and are committed to working for economic justice, gender justice and democracy.
- ELDIS, online resources on environment, gender and development and other issues.
- Gandhi, information on his life and publications.
- Gaura Devi and the Chipko Movement, The Nanda Devi Campaign.
- International Development Research Centre (IDRC) offers a number of articles and free online books related to various development issues.
- Julius Nyerere was one of Africa’s most respected politicians. Known as Mwalimu, or teacher, he had a rich vision of education and social action.
- M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
- Mandala Center for Change. (2018). Theatre of the oppressed.
- New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is a policy framework for Africa, addressing challenges such as poverty, development and marginalization.
- Paulo Freire, Infed – The Encyclopaedia of Informal Education.
Manuals and Training Tools
- Afkhami, M., Eisenberg, A., & Vaziri, H. (2001). Leading to choices: A leadership training handbook for women. Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP). The library has one hard copy: 301.1550082 Af49l.
- CEDPA. (1995). Training trainers for development: Conducting a workshop on participatory training techniques. CEDPA training manual series, v.1. The library has one hard copy: 301.155 C326t. (141K pdf)
- Faith and the Common Good. (n.d.). Green rule study guide: A handbook to discover the sacredness of creation within the world’s faith traditions. (486K pdf)
- Timmel, S. (Ed.). (2020). Training for transformation: A handbook for community workers: vol 5. Training for Transformation in Practice.
- How to cite references (158K pdf)
- Electronic sources of information (168K pdf)
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides writing resources and instructional material to assist with writing projects.
- Coady Course Links – Independent Study
- Eastern Institute of Descriptive Technology. (n.d.). Descriptive, analytical, critical/evaluative, reflective writing compared.
- Student Success Centre, StFX.
- Antrobus, P. (2010). Transformational leadership: Advancing the agenda for gender justice. Gender & Development, 8(3), 50-56. (StFX only)
- Chambers, R. (2013). Power: The elephant in the room [Video]. (7:14 min.)
- Christianity 9 to 5: Practical Advice for the Other Six Days. (2013, August 17). Ten leadership theories in five minutes [Video]. (5:04 min.)
- Coady Institute. (2016). P. Sainath and Dr. Teresa MacNeil: The rural predicament [Audio]. (57:46 min.)
- Compassionate Listening Project is an organization that empowers individuals and communities to transform conflict and strengthen cultures of peace.
- Dugan, J. P. & Komives, S. R. (2010). Influences on college students’ capacities for socially responsible leadership. Journal of College Student Development, 51(5). StFX only)
- Edstrom, J., & Shahrokh, T. (2016). Reframing men and boys in policy for gender equality: Conceptual guidance and an agenda for change (EMERGE framing paper). Brighton, UK: IDS. (1.52 Mb pdf)
- Edwards, M. (2005). Love, reason and the future of civil society.
- Hunjan, R. & Pettit, J. (2011). Power: A practical guide for facilitating social change. Dunfermline, Fife, UK: Andrew Carnegie House.
- Joshi, V. (1981). Review: Adult education for what? Economic and Political Weekly, 16(1/2), 26. (StFX only)
- Mathes, B. (2016, July 27). How to listen when you disagree: A lesson from the Republican National Convention [Blog post].
- Mathie, A. & Cunningham, G. (2003). Who is driving development? Reflections on the transformative potential of asset-based community development (Occasional paper no. 5). Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute.
- MenCare, a global fatherhood campaign.
- Milana, M. (2012). Globalisation, transnational policies and adult education. International Review of Education, 58(6), 777-797. (StFX only)
- Nagy, J. (2013). Servant leadership: Accepting and maintaining the call of service. Community Tool Box (Ch. 13, Sect. 2).
- Narrative 4 builds a community of empathetic global citizens who improve the world through the exchange of personal stories.
- Novascoper. (2009). Antigonish Movement trailer [Video]. (9:02 min.)
- On Being Project is a nonprofit public life and media initiative.
- Participation Research Cluster. (n.d.). Power.
- Romero, F. (2016). Stay woke: Creating a path towards critical consciousness and self-awareness (International Development, Community and Environment, paper no. 11).
- Schmitz, P. (2014). How change happens: The real story of Mrs. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott [Video]. (10:40 min.)
- Schugurensky, D. (2000). Adult education and social transformation: On Gramsci, Freire, and the challenge of comparing comparisons. Comparative Education Review, 44(4), 515-522. (StFX only)
- Southbank Centre. (2017). WOW 2017: Intersectionality for beginners [Video]. (10:24 min.)
- V-Day. (2013). “Man prayer” – words by Eve Ensler, film by Tony Stroebel [Video]. (1:59 min.)
- Windland, L. (2007). The language of interfaith conversation: Mindful interfaith language expresses our common humanity, builds relationships of respect and trust, and pursues peace.