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On this website is a wide range of my publications

 


Community engagement

I am the co-author of eight publications on community engagement, including a trio of new books from Earthscan Routledge:

 

See: https://www.amazon.com/Wendy-Sarkissian/e/B001HPDSSS


My community engagement publications

 

Kitchen Table Sustainability: Practical Recipes for Community Engagement with Sustainability (2009)

 

If you’re thinking about sustainability and engagement, you might want to take a look at my book, Kitchen Table Sustainability: Practical Recipes for Community Engagement with Sustainability (KTS).

 

It’s a comprehensive book that provides practical ideas, examples, strategies and tools (we call them recipes) for engaging communities to work towards a sustainable future.

 

Click here for more information about KTS:   https://www.sarkissian.com.au/publications/community-engagement-books-by-wendy-sarkissian/kitchen-table-sustainability

 

Or buy it from amazon.com, click here:   https://www.amazon.com/Kitchen-Table-Sustainability-Practical-Engagement/dp/1844076148

 

SpeakOut: the Step-by-Step Guide to SpeakOuts and Community Workshops (2010)

 

If you seek an inspiring and effective community and stakeholder engagement process for your inspirtational design, plan or development,

take a look at the SpeakOut book. (The SpeakOut model (an interactive, drop-in event) is one of many creative community engagement processes I use.)

 

Click here to read more about SpeakOut:   https://www.sarkissian.com.au/publications/community-engagement-books-by-wendy-sarkissian/speakout

 

Or buy it from amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/SpeakOut-Step-Step-SpeakOuts-Community/dp/1844077047

 

 

Creative Community Planning: Transformational Engagement Methods for Working at the Edge (2010)

 

If creativity in community engagement is your aim, Creative Community Planning can take you to the edge of transformational methods for innovative community engagement processes, including my model, Heartstorming, an approach to community visioning that engages our active imagination in truly ‘visionary’ ways.

 

To be inspired by this great new book, click here:   https://www.sarkissian.com.au/publications/community-engagement-books-by-wendy-sarkissian/creative-community-planning

To order this book from amazon.com, please click here: https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Community-Planning-Transformative-Engagement/dp/1844077039

 

Housing as if People Mattered: Site Design Guidelines for Medium-Density Family Housing (1986)

 

I co-authored a classic, award-winning text on the planning and design of medium-density housing, Housing as if People Mattered with Clare Cooper Marcus (University of California Press, 1986): https://www.sarkissian.com.au/publications/other-publications-by-wendy-sarkissian-phd/

 

See also: https://www.amazon.com/Housing-People-Mattered-Medium-Density-Development/dp/0520063309

 

Into the Green Heart

 

My memoir is in pre-publication. See: www.intothegreenheart.com

 

The pages that follow summarise these publications.