Some weekend reading

Person reading from a computer in the Reading Room of the British Museum.

(Photo: ceridwen)

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older ones I have revisited or recently discovered. They will mainly focus on families, community engagement or environmental sustainability, but not necessarily.

Families

How to Know if Teens Are Getting It Wrong Online from Generation Next

The science and art of raising kids by Jodie Benveniste

Community engagement

5 offline ways to complement online community engagement by Andrew Coulson via CommsGoDigital

Australia, a nation in need of compassion-focused therapy by Robert Douglas and Lynn Reeder via The Conversation

Sustainability

Holistic Living as Holistic Politics from Dr Benjamin Habib

China’s ‘Silent Spring’ has many more political hurdles to jump   by Hao Tan via The Conversation

One from my vaults

St Kilda Adventure Playground

Please let me know of anything you think is worth posting.

If you liked this post you might want to follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like to look at:

  1. Previous weekend readings
  2. A great 1 minute video of fathers and their kids
  3. The life you can save by donating
  4. Online community engagement – from tools to strategy

 

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), environmentalist, Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace & sustainability.
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