Developing Sustainability, Developing the Self - An Integral Approach to International and Community Development

This book explores former and current approaches to international development, integrating previous practices to move into new arenas of action and inquiry. It suggests that development involves personal, collective and systemic transformation, and that to engage effectively in this requires a broader and deeper understanding of development. Broader in terms of including qualitative and interior needs of humans, and deeper to more adequately understand individual and collective transformation itself. The booklet is written for anyone familiar with international development, community development, and/or social change in general. Included is an introduction and overview of Integral Theory for those who are not familiar with it. The last half of the booklet provides an example of an Integral approach in practice in El Salvador.

Please use the following citation when referencing this work: Hochachka, G. 2009. Developing Sustainability, Developing the Self. An Integral Approach to International and Community Development. Victoria, Canada: Trafford.

(The first edition was published in 2005, with this later edition in 2009.)

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