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2003 Campus Community Book Project Suggestions

 

Campus Community Book Project 2003
Dedicated to the memory of Raba Gunasekara.

Book CoverThe selection for UC Davis Campus Community Book Project for 2003 is, "Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution," by Mark Juergensmeyer. Juergensmeyer introduces Mahatma Gandhi's principles of moral action and conflict resolution. He offers a straightforward, step-by-step approach that can be used in any conflict—at home or at work; in local, national, or international arenas. Juergensmeyer also sets out Gandhi's basic methods (adapted by others, notably Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) and illustrates them with practical examples to show how parties at odds can rise above a narrow view of self-interest to find resolutions that are satisfying and beneficial to all involved.

We encourage all members of our community—undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty, and administrators—to read the book and to participate in a number of campus events and programs related to the book. We believe this book provides a guide for respectful and constructive dialogue on conflicting ideologies, values and perspectives within our multicultural environment that will be offered in the fall of 2003.

This program is sponsored by the Campus Council on Community & Diversity, the Office of Campus Community Relations, and the Offices of the Chancellor and Provost. Co-sponsored by The UC Davis Bookstore, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Vice Provost's Office for University Outreach & International Programs, School of Law (King Hall), Student Housing, Summer Advising, Mediation Services, Staff Assembly Diversity Awareness Committee, Shields Library, Sociology Department, Women in Engineering, Community Mediation Services, Employee and Labor Relations, Staff Development and Professional Services, Native American Studies, ASUCD, Chicana/Chicano Studies, University of California Press, Staff Development & Professional Services, Women's Resources & Research Center, Women & Gender Studies, Consortium for Women and Research, Student Assistants to the Chancellor, Experimental College, City of Davis, Davis Joint Unified School District, Davis Ju-Do Kai, and Department of Environmental Science & Policy.

To view the Book Project's Programs and Events Poster, click here. To view the Book Project's Book Discussion Poster, click here.

For more information or to inquire about being part of this program, please contact Campus Community Relations, at 752-2071

Modified: June 16, 2010 3:04 PM

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