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“The ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.”– Autobiography of Malcolm X, 1964

“Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.” – bell hooks

“We read to know we are not alone.” – C.S. Lewis

“A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance.” – Lyndon Baines Johnson

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” – Victor Hugo

“To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.” – A C Grayling, Financial Times (in a review of A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel)

I agree! So here’s some books which may inspire….it’s gonna take me a wee while to write them all up so here is just a start.  Please do email alright@theglassishalffull.co.uk with any additions you think should be here – much appreciated

Check out too ‘We Are Mighty’ for a badass political education – community empowerment project going on here in the UK – Enjoy X

Picture – a wallhanging from the Nicaraguan Popular Education Movement – thanks to the great author and activist Cathy McCormack

Activist Education

  • Teaching Critical Thinking – bell hooks
  • Teaching Defiance – Stories and Strategies for Activist Educators – Michael Newman
  • Bertrand Russell – Education as the power of Independent Thought – Chris Shute
  • Deschooling Society – Ivan Illich
  • Teaching Critical Thinking – bell hooks
  • Human Scale Development – Manfred A. Max – Neef
  • Pedagogy of Hope – Paulo Friere
  • The Complete Facilitators handbook – John Heron
  • Critical Thinking – An Introduction – Fisher
  • Critical Thinking Skills – Stella Cottrell
  • Hope In The Dark – Rebecca Solnit
  • D.I.Y. A handbook for changing our world – Trapese Collective
  • Popular education and social movements in Scotland today – editted by Jim Crowther, Ian Martin and Mae Shaw
  • Manufacturing Consent: the political economy of the mass media – Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky
  • Weapons of Mass Deception – Rampton, S. and Stauber, J.
  • Research as Resistance- critical, indigenous and anti-oppressive approaches – Strega S + Brown L
  • Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples – Linda Tuhiwai Smith
  • Revolution of everyday life, Rising Free Collective – Raoul Vaneigem
  • Oriental Despotism A Comparative Study of Total Power, Wittfogel KA
  • What Would it Mean to Win?, Turbulence.
  • Teaching Defiance: Stories and Strategies for Activist Educators – Newman, M.
  • Grassroots,Participation and Self-Reliance – Rahnan M.A
  • Studies in empowerment: Introduction to the issue – Rapport, J.
  • A Ladder of Empowerment – Rocha, E
  • 1968 and doors to new worlds – Turbulence Collective – Holloway, J.
  • Choosing the margin as a space of radical openness in Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics – bell hooks
  • Teaching Community: A pedagogy of Hope – bell hooks
  • Deschooling Society – Ivan Illich
  • In The Tiger’s Mouth: An Empowerment Guide for Social Action – Katrina Shields
  • Constituent Imagination: Militant Investigations, Collective Theorization – Cultural Politics of Everyday Life – Shukaitis, S. & Graeber, D
  • Hope in the Dark – Rebecca Solnit
  • Nowtopia – How Pirate Programmers, Outlaw Bicyclists and Vacant-Lot Gardeners Are Inventing the Future Today! – Chris Carlsson
  • Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism – Marshall, P
  • A Theology of Liberation – Gustavo Gutierrez
  • London Labour + The London Poor – Henry Mayhew
  • Capital – Karl Marx
  • Chavs – The Demonization of The Working Class – Owen Jones
  • The Condition of the Working Class in England – Frederick Engels
  • A Short History of Anarchism – Max Nettlau

Anti – Empire

  • The New Rulers of the World – John Pilger
  • Living in the End times – Slavoj Zizek
  • A User’s Guide to Demanding the Impossible – Minor Compositions
  • Violence – Reflections on a National Epidemic – James Gilligan
  • Real Utopia – Participatory Society for the 21st Century – Edited by Chris Spannos
  • Webs of Power – Notes from the Global Uprising – Starhawk
  • Up Against the Wall – Violence in the Making and Unmaking of the Black Panther Party – Curtis J. Austin !!!!
  • Finding A Voice – Asian Women in Britain – Amrit Wilson
  • Radical Hope – in the face of Cultural Devastation – Jonathan Lear
  • Dream – Re-Imagining Progressive Politics In An Age of Fantasy- Stephen Duncombe
  • The Coming Insurrection – The Invisible Committee
  • Bring On The Apocalypse – Six Arguments for Global Justice – George Monbiot
  • Crack Capitalism – John Holloway
  • Radical Scotland – Arguments for Self-Determination – Edited by Gerry Hassan and Rosie Ilett
  • Rogue State – Blum, W
  • The Algebra of Infinite Justice – Arundhati Roy
  • Deterring Democracy – Noam Chomsky
  • Web of Deceit: Britain’s Real Role in the World – Curtis, M.
  • Upside Down – Galeano, E
  • The New Imperialism – David Harvey
  • The Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire – Arundhati Roy
  • The Global Resistance Reader – Amoore, L.
  • Manufacturing Consent : the political economy of the mass media – Herman, E. & Chomsky, N.
  • Fences and Windows – Naomi Klein
  • We are Everywhere – Notes from Nowhere 2003
  • International Zapatismo – Olesen, T
  • Global Activism – Starhawk
  • Global Revolt – Starhawk
  • Naming the Enemy Anti-corporate movements against globalization – Starhawk
  • A Clash of Barbarisms – Starhawk
  • The Culture of Terrorism – Starhawk
  • Truth or dare – Starhawk
  • Real Utopia – Participatory Society for the 21st Century – edited Chris Spannos
  • You Call This A Democracy? Who Benefits, Who Pays And Who Really Decides – Paul Kivel
  • Rules for Radicals – A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals – Saul Alinsky
  • Transforming power: Domination, empowerment, and education – Peter Kropotkin
  • The Production of Space – Henri Lefebvre
  • Power A radical view – Lukes, S
  • Empire – Hardt, M and Negri, A
  • An Introduction to Civil War – Tiqqun. French philosophy critiquing Empire and proposing ways in which to form new relationships to create Power.

Anti – Oppression

  • The Language of Silence – Merilyn Moos
  • Exile and Pride; Disability, Queerness and Liberation – Eli Clare
  • Where we stand: Class Matters – bell hooks
  • Cunt – a declaration of independence – Inga Muscio
  • Rose – Love in violent times – Inga Muscio
  • Ain’t I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism – bell hooks
  • An Open Letter From Two White Men to #OCCUPYWALLSTREET – Anon.
  • 10 Conversations on Racism I’m Sick of Having with White People – Neo-Prodigy.
  • Where was the colour in Seattle? Looking for reasons why the Great Battle was so white – Martinez, E.
  • Speaking in Tongues: A Letter To 3rd World Woman Writers – Anzaldúa, G.
  • Beyond White Guilt: The Role of Allies in the Struggle for Racial Equality – The Project on Race in Political Communication.
  • Shall We Talk About Privilege? – Martin, R.
  • White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack – McIntosh, P.
  • Straightening Our Hair – bell hooks
  • But I Know You, American Woman – Moshkovich, J.
  • Pedagogy of Hope – Paulo Freire
  • Pedagogy of the oppressed – Paulo Freire
  • Pedagogy of Freedom: Ethics , Democracy and Civic Courage – Paulo Freire
  • Pedagogy and the Politics of Hope: Theory, Culture and Schooling: A critical reader – Giroux, H, A
  • Social Justice and the City – Harvey, D
  • Oppression, Privilege and Resistance: Theoretical Perspectives on racism, sexism and heterosexism – Heldke, L and O’Connor, P
  • The age of sex crime – Jane Caputi

Anti – Racism

  • Panther – Melvin Van Peebles
  • And Still I Rise – A Mother’s Search for Justice – Doreen Lawrence
  • What Being Black Is And What Being Black Isn’t – Jacob Whittingham
  • Film – Homebeats: Struggles for Racial Justice – A multimedia journey through time from the Caribbean, Asia and Africa to the making of modern Britain – Institute of Race Relations
  • Beyond the Whiteness – Global Capitalism and White Supremacy: thoughts on movement building and anti-racist organizing – Crass, C.
  • Discovering a Different Space of Resistance: Personal Reflections on Anti-Racist Organizing – Luu, H.
  • In Search of the Self As Hero: Confetti of Voices on New Year? – Wong, N.
  • Racist Activism 101 (Or “How to be a Completely Clueless and Aggravating White Activist”) – Mondestin, N.
  • The Art Of Defending Racism – yeloson
  • What Being Black Is And What Being Black Isn’t’ – Jacob Whittingham and Biscuit
  • The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin
  • Killing Rage Ending Racism – bell hooks
  • And Still I Rise – A Mother’s Search for Justice – Doreen Lawrence
  • The Auschwitz Violin – Maria Angels Anglada

Autobiographies

  • Living My Life – Emma Goldman
  • Assata Shakur – An Autobiography – Assata Shakur
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X – Malcolm X
  • Granny made me an Anarchist – Stuart Christi
  • The Wee Yellow Butterfly – Cathy McCormack
  • Revolutionary Suicide – Huey P. Newton. Autobiography of founder of Black Panthers.
  • Vision on Fire – Emma Goldman. Collection of Goldman’s letters and articles reflecting on the Spanish Revolution.  Brilliant critique & insight into a popular grassroots revolutionary movement.
  • Jailhouse Lawyers – Mumia Abu-Jamal  Black Panther journalist writes from Death Row of the history of legal self-representation through the oppressive US judicial system
  • Street Fighting Years – An Autobiography of the Sixties – Tariq Ali
  • If This Is A Man – The Truce – Primo Levi

Community Organising

  • Creative Community Organizing – A Guide for Rabble Rousers, Activists and Quiet Lovers of Justice – Si Kahn
  • In The Tiger’s Mouth – An Empowerment Guide for Social Action – Katrina Shields
  • The Deacons for Defense – Armed Resistance and the Civil Rights Movement – Lance Hill
  • Those Wonderful Women in Black – The Story of the Women’s Campaign for Soviet Jewry – Daphne Gerlis
  • Reveille for Radicals – Saul D. Alinsky
  • Rules for Radicals – Saul D. Alinsky
  • The Algebra of Infinite Justice – Arundhati Roy
  • Film – At The Sharp End of the Knife – ‘It’s bad enough living in poverty, without having to get the blame for it.’ Cathy McCormack – True TV and Film
  • Wobblies and Zapatistas – Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical History – Staughton, Lynd, Andrej Grubacic
  • Weapons of the Weak – Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance – James C. Scott
  • Articles on Guerilla Warfare handbooks and manuals, including: The Anarchist Cookbook, the manual of the Warrior of Light, Psychological Operations in Guerilla Warfare, the Green Book (Irish Republican Army Training Manual) – Hephaestus Books.
  • The Anti-Capitalism Reader – Imagining a Geography of Opposition – Edited by Joel Schalit
  • When Corporations Rule the World – David C. Korten
  • A Short History of Anarchism – Max Nettlau
  • Global Revolt – A guide to the movements against globalization – Amory Starr
  • One hand tied of behind us – The Rise of the Women’s Suffrage Movement – Jill Liddington and Jill Norris – ‘No cause can be won between dinner and tea and most of us who were married had to work with one hand tied behind us.’
  • Floodlines – Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six – Jordan Flaherty – foreword by Amy Goodman
  • Personal and Organisationals Transformations through action inquiry – Dalmar Fisher, David Rooke, Bill Torbert
  • Guns and Ghandi in Africa – Pan African Insights on Nonviolence, Armed Struggle and Liberation in Africa – Bill Sutherland & Matt Meyer
  • Anti-Capitalism – A Guide To The Movement
  • Workers’ Councils – ‘An Urgent Message To The Future – Are We Listening? – From the Most Brilliant Theoretician of Liberation Communism’ – Mike Davis, Author of City of Quartz
  • The Campaigning Handbook, Second Edition – The Directory of Social Change, Lattimer, M
  • Critical geography and the opening up of the academy: lessons from ‘real life’ attempts, Lees, L
  • Helping Teens Stop Violence, Build Community and Stand for Justice – Addresses issues of class, race, gender and sexual orientation. Contains new sections on ability and access, immigration and religion – Paul Kivel
  • Conquest of Violence – The Gandhian Philosophy of Conflict – Joan V. Bondurant
  • Psychological Types – Jung, C.G
  • On conflict and consensus, The IMC- a new model, Indymedia,
  • Community organizing: An ecological route to empowerment and power, Speer, P.W., & Hughey, J
  • Training for Transformation: A handbook for community workers – Hope, A and Timmel, S
  • Change the world without taking power, Holloway, J.
  • Reveille for Radicals – Saul Alinsky
  • A ladder of citizen participation’, Arnstein, Sherry R – Journal of the American Institute of Planners
  • On conflict and consensus: a handbook on formal consensus decision-making. Food Not Bombs Publishing – Butler, C.T. And Rothstein, A. – Butler, C.T. And Rothstein, A.
  • Give up activism and the change the world in unknown ways. Or, leaning to with others on uncommon ground – Paul Chatterton
  • Living Life as Inquiry. Systematic Practice and Action Research – Marshall, J.
  • How to Win Campaigns 100 steps to success – Rose, C

(The) Ecological Mind

  • Woman and Nature – Susan Griffin
  • Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature – Young, Has, McGown
  • A Field Guide to Getting Lost – Rebecca Solnit
  • Wilderness and the American Mind – Roderick Frazier Nash
  • Encounters with the Archdruid – Narratives about a conversationist and three of his natural enemies – John McPhee
  • The World Without Us – Alan Weisman
  • The River and Life – People’s Struggle In The Narmada Valley – Sanjay Sangvai
  • Over My Head – Debi Wagner
  • The Global Fight for Climate Justice: Anticapitalist responses to Global Warming and Environmental Destruction – I Angus
  • Climate Refugees – Colectif Argos
  • Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence – Parenti, C.
  • A climate of injustice: global inequality, north-south politics and climate policy – Roberts, R. T. and Parks, B.C.
  • The New Resource Wars: Native and Environmental Struggles against MNCs – Gedicks, A.
  • Resource Wars- Klare, M.
  • Radical Ecopsychology: psychology in the service of life – Fisher, A.
  • Woman and Nature – The Roaring Inside Her – Susan Griffin
  • Soil and Soul – People Versus Corporate Power – Alistair McIntosh
  • The Wild Places – Robert Macfarlane
  • Toxic Struggles – The Theory and Practice of Environmental Justice – Edited by Richard Hofrichter
  • Cradle to Cradle – Remaking the Way We Make Things
  • The World Without Us – A fascinating glimpse of what would happen to the earth if humans vanished today, forever. What would be the legacy of our time on the planet? How quickly would all traces of our presence be erased? And would the planet ever fully recover? – Alan Wiesman
  • Wild – An Elemental Journey – Jay Griffiths
  • Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind. San Francisco, Sierra Club – Roszak, T; Gomes, M and Kanner, A
  • River of resistance: critical collaboration and the dilemmas of power and ethics – Routledge, O
  • Environmental Justice in Scotland: policy, pedagogy and praxis – Scrandrett, E
  • Thinking Like a Mountain: Toward a Council of All Beings – Seed, J., Macy, J., Fleming, P., Naess, A
  • Nature and Madness – Shepard, Paul
  • Coming Back to Life – practices to reconnect our lives, our world – Macy, Joanna
  • Heat: How to stop the planet from burning, Penguin, UK – Monbiot, G
  • Environmental protest in Britain 1988-1997’ – Rootes, C
  • Running on Empty: Transport, Social Exclusion and Environmental Justice – Lucas, K
  • A transformative political campaign? The new rhetoric of protest against airport expansion in the UK – Griggs, S and Howarth, D
  • An Alliance of Interest and identity? Explaining the campaign against Manchester Airport’s second runway – Griggs, S and Howarth, D
  • Environmental Justice: A Crucial Link Between Environmentalism and Community Development? – Hillman, M

General Raucousness

  • The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs – Irvine Welsh
  • Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut
  • Dirty Havana trilogy – Pedro Juan Gutierrez
  • Me Funny – A far-reaching exploration of the humour dominant among the first the first nations people of North America, as witnessed, experienced and created directly by themselves, and with the inclusion of outside but reputable sources necessarily familiar with the indigenous sense of humour as seen from an objective perspective – Drew Hayden Taylor
  • The year of open doors – new fiction from Moden Scotland – foreword by Irvine Welsh, edited by Roger Glass
  • Big Town – A novel of Africville – Stephens Gerard Malone
  • In Which Annie Gives It Those – The Original Screenplay – Arundhati Roy

Global Struggles

  • The Flaming Feet and Other Essays – The Dalit Movement in India – D.R.Nagaraj

Healing

  • The Will To Change – Men, Masculinity, And Love – bell hooks
  • Heart Politics – Fran Peavey
  • Violence and Society – Making sense of Madness and Badness – Elie Godsi
  • The Health Practitioner’s Guide to Climate Change – Edited by Jenny Griffiths, Mala Rao, Fiona Adshead and Allison Thorpe
  • Let Your Life Speak – Listening to the Voices of Vocation – Parker J. Palmer
  • Communities and Caring – The Mixed Economy of Welfare – Marjorie Mayo
  • Human Scale Development – Conception, Application and Further Reflections – Manfred A.Max-Neef
  • Violence and Society – Making Sense of Madness Badness – Elie Godsi
  • Salvation – Black People and Love – bell hooks
  • Rose – Love in Violent Times – Inga Muscio
  • Ethics and Values perspectives in social work –Mel Gray and Stephan A. Webb
  • A Chorus of Stones – The Private Life of War – Susan Griffin
  • Boys Will Be Men – Raising Our Sons for Courage, Caring and Community – Paul Kivel

Intersectionality

  • Feminist Perspectives on Politics – Corrin, C.
  • Black women: shaping feminist theory – bell hooks
  • Ain’t I a woman?’ Black women and Feminism – bell hooks
  • Feminism is for everybody: passionate politics – bell hooks
  • The Routledge Companion to Feminism and PostFeminism – Gamble, S.
  • A defense of the category ‘women’’- Gunnarsson, L.
  • Telling Feminist Stories’, Feminist Theory – Hemmings, C.
  • Feminism without borders: decolonizing theory, practicing solidarity – Mohanty, C. T.
  • Introduction: At the intersections of feminist and queer debates” – Diane Richardson et al.
  • The Divided Self – R.D.Laing

Multiracial Justice

  • How White People Can Work for Racial Justice – Paul Kivel
  •  Writing Justice: Voicing Issues in the Third Media – Lorne Foster
  • The Work is Not The Workshop: Talking and Doing, Visibility and Invisibility in the White Anti-Racist Community – Jones, C
  • Whiteness, Organizing, and Allies – Close, L.
  • Ten Things to Remember: Anti-Racist Struggles for White Student Radicals – Dixon, C.
  • The Intercultural City – planning for diversity advantage – Phil Wood and Charles Landry

Queer Justice

  • Activism as Practice: Some Queer Considerations – Hill, R
  • Gay Spirituality – Toby Johnson

Transforming Our World

  • The Human Condition – Hannah Arendt
  • The structure of Community – Peter Block
  • Rural Development: Putting the Last First – Robert Chambers
  • The Wretched of the Earth – Franz Fanon
  • Learning to Question: A Pedagogy of Liberation – Paulo Freire
  • A Structural Theory of imperialism – John Galtung
  • Belonging – bell hooks
  • Training for Transformation – A handbook for Community Workers – Anne Hope and Sally Timmel
  • An Excerpt From The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism – David Korten
  • Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism, Selected Works, Volume 1 – Lenin – available here
  • Contemporary Theory of Today – The Legacy of Marxism: Contemporary Challenges, Conflicts, and Developments’ – Marx
  • Human Scale Development, Conception, Application and Further Reflections – Manfred Max Neef
  • Financialization in Globalized World – Mishra, G – available here
  • Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa – D Moyo
  • ‘How Europe Underdeveloped Africa’ – Walter Rodney
  • Transforming Capitalism: Mapping the Space of Collective Leadership Action – Otto Scharmer
  • Development as Freedom – Amartya Sen
  • Financialization and the Global Economy – E Stockhammer
  • Human Life Matters:the Ecology of Sustainable Human Living vs the Rule of the Barbarians – K Thomas
  • The Spirit Level – Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
  • ‘A World Without Poverty – Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism – Mohammed Yunus
  • The Outsider – Albert Camus
  • The 8th Habit, (From Effectiveness to Greatness) – R.S. Covey
  • Spirituality Our Deepest Heart Desire – Donal Dorr
  • Spirituality of Leadership: Inspiration, Empowerment, Intuition and Discernment – Donal Dorr
  • Dancing in the Streets, A Collective History of Joy – Barbara Ehrenreich
  • The Holocaust Industry – Norman J Finkelstein
  • Rumi – Jewels of Remembrance – Helminski, C. and Helminski, K,.
  • Building A Convivial Society: Insights from Nyerere and Friere: Julius Nyerere Annual Lecture on LifeLong Learning, UWC – Anne Hope
  • Power and Love – Adam Kahane
  • The Passionate life – Stages of Loving – Sam Keene
  • If this is a man – Levi
  • Human scale development: conception, application and further reflections – Max-Neef, M, A. with Elizalde, A with Hopenhayn, M., 
  • Towards the Wholeness – Palker Palmer
  • How Can Man Die Better – A Biography of Robert Sobukwe – Pogrund
  • Uncovering the Blind Spot of Leadership – Otto Scharmer
  • Entering the Healing Ground: Grief, Ritual and the Soul of the World – Francis Weller

Anti – War Understanding and Activism (list taken from the writings which inspired ‘From Aushwitz to Activism – Overcoming Speechlessness for Grandchildren of the Nazi Holocaust’ 

  • Arendt, H., (1994) Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil; Penguin, London.
  • Arendt, H., (1998). The Human Condition: University Of Chicago Press, Chicago Arendt, H (2003). The Portable Hannah Arendt; Penguin, New York.
  • Baars, G (2013). Capitalism’s Victor’s Justice? The Hidden Stories Behind the Prosecution of Industrialists Post – WWII; Oxford University Press, UK.
  • Babajee, A (2009). From Permissiveness to Persecution; The History of Homosexuals in the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich; Unpublished Thesis, London, UK.
  • Biko, S. (1978). I Write What I Like; Heinemann Educational Publishers, Oxford UK. Block, P. 2008. Community – The Structure of Belonging. Berrett-Koehler Publishers: San Francisco
  • Berenbaum, Michael, ed. A Mosaic of Victims: Non-Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis. New York/London: New York University Press, 1990.
  • Burg, A. (2008). The Holocaust is over we must rise from its Ashes; Palgrave- Macmillan, Hampshire, UK.
  • Brueggemann, W. (1986) Hopeful Imagination: Prophetic Voices in Exile, Augsburg Fortress Publishers: Minneapolis.
  • Campbell, S (2011). A Rebel’s Guide to Rosa Luxemburg; Bookmark Publications; London, UK.
  • Camus, A. (2006). The Outsider; Penguin Books, London
  • Chomsky, N. (1992). Israel, the Holocaust, and Anti-Semitism,Excerpted from Chronicles of Dissent; AK Press, California.
  • Cottrell, S. (2005). Critical Thinking Skills, developing effective analysis and argument;
  • Palgrave MacMillan, UK.
  • Denscombe, M., (2009). Ground Rules for Social Research; Open University Press,
  • London, UK.
  • Dorr, D., (2008). Spirituality: Our Deepest Heart’s Desire: Columba, Ireland
  • Ehrenreich, B. (2007). Dancing in the Streets, A Collective History of Joy; Granta Books, London.
  • Finkelstein,N. (2003). The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish
  • Suffering: Verso, London.
  • Finkelstein, N. (2012). Knowing Too Much; Why the American Jewish romance with Israel is coming to and end; OR Books, London.
  • Finkelstein, G. (2012). What Ghandi Says; About Nonviolence, Resistance and
  • Courage; OR books, London.
  • Nathan-Kazism J (2012) Can Holocaust Trauma Affect ‘Third Generation? Studies Debate Impact on Grandchildren of SurvivorsThe Jewish Daily Forward, New York
  • Fisher, D; Rooke, D; Torbert, B. (2000). Personal and Organisational Transformations through action inquiry; Edge\Work Press, Boston.
  • Freire, P., (1997). Learning to Question: A Pedagogy of Liberation; Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd, New York.
  • Freire, P. (1996) Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Penguin Books: London.
  • Freire, P., 1997. Learning to Question: A Pedagogy of Liberation: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd, New York
  • Freire, P. (2007). Pedagogy of the Heart, Continuum Press, London. Fromm, E. (1978) To Have or To Be; Abacus: London.
  • Fromm, E. (1978) The Revolution of Hope; Harper and Row Publishers, New York, USA.
  • Fromm, E. (2010) The Art of Loving: Classics of Personal Development; Thorsons; USA.
  • George, S., 2004. Another World Is Possible, If… : Verso, London
  • Gerzon, R. (1998). Finding Serenity in the Age of Anxiety; Simon and Schuster, UK. Gilbert, Martin. The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985.
  • Griffin, S. (1992). A Chorus of Stones, The Private Life of War; Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc, New York.
  • Grof, S. and Grof, C. (1989) “Spiritual Emergence and the Global Crisis” in Grof, S. and Grof, C. (eds.) Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation becomes a Crisis;Tarcher Putnam: New York.
  • Helminski, C. and Helminski, K. (1996). Rumi – Jewels of Remembrance; Threshold Books, Vermont.
  • Heron, J. (1999). The Complete Facilitator’s Handbook; Kogan Page Ltd, London, UK.
  • Hillesum, E. (1996). An Interrupted Life the Diaries, 1941-1943 and Letters from Westerbork: Picador, Netherlands.
  • Hitler, A. (2012). Mein Kampf; Jaico Publishing House, Mumbai, India. Hochstadt, S. (2004). Sources of the Holocaust; Palgrave Macmillan, New York. Hoffman, E. (2005). After Such Knowledge; A Meditation on the Aftermath of the Holocaust; Vintage, London
  • hooks, b. (1997). Wounds of Passion, A Writing Life; Henry Holt & Co, New York. Tuhiwai Smith, L. (2012). Decolonizing Methodologies – Research and Indigenous Peoples; Zed Books, London
  • hooks, b. (2000). Where We Stand – Class Matters; Routledge; London, UK.
  • Hope, A., (2007). Building A Convivial Society: Insights from Nyerere and Friere: Julius Nyerere Annual Lecture on Life Long Learning, UWC
  • Hope, A. and Timmel, S. (1984). Training for Transformation I A handbook for Community Workers; Training for Transformation Institute, South Africa.
  • Hope, A. and Timmel, S,. 1999. Training for Transformation IV A handbook for Community Workers; Training for Transformation Institute, South Africa. Hope, A. and Timmel, S. (1999) Training for Transformation I; Training for
  • Transformation Institute, South Africa
  • Kahane, A. (2010). Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change Berrett-Koehler, New York.
  • Keen, S. (1992).The Passionate life – Stages of Loving; Harper San, Francisco Korten, d. (1990) Getting to the 21st centuryl Kumarian Press, Boulder, California Lama, D. (1999). Ethics of the New Millennium; The Berkley Publishing Group, New York
  • Levi, P. (1979). If This Is A Man and The Truce; Penguin Books, UK.
  • Marx, K. (1968) Marx-Engels Selected Works; Lawrence & Wishart Ltd, London.
  • Max Neef, M. (1991).Human Scale Development, Conception, Application and Further Reflections. The Apex Press, an imprint of the Council on International and Public Affairs: New York.
  • Nathan-Kazism J (2012) Can Holocaust Trauma Affect ‘Third Generation? Studies Debate Impact on Grandchildren of Survivors; The Jewish Daily Forward, New York.
  • Nesse, R. (1999) The Evolution of Hope and Despair; Social Research, Vol. 66: 2, pp. 429-469.
  • ‘Never Again for Anyone’ resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948 – in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 
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