Journal Articles

Bass, B.M., and Steidlmeier, P. 1999. Ethics, character, and authentic transformational
leadership behavior. The Leadership Quarterly, 10, pp. 181–217.

Baston, D.C. 1994. Why Act for the Public Good? Four Answers. Personality and Social         Psychology Bulletin,

Bazemore, G., Nissen, L., and Dooley, M. 2000.Mobilizing Social Support and Building
Relationships: Broadening Correctional and Rehabilitative Agendas. Corrections
      Management Quarterly, 4(4):10-21.


Bazemore, G., and Stinchcomb, J. 2004. Civic Engagement Model of Reentry: Involving
Community through Service and Restorative Justice. 68 Fed. Probation 14


Bingham, L. B., Nabatchi, T., & O’Leary, R. 2005. The new governance: practices and
processes for stakeholder and citizen participation in the work of government. Public         Administration Review, 65(5), 547–558.


Byrne, J. M. 1989. Reintegrating the concept of community into community-based corrections. Crime and Delinquency 35(3): 473,487.


Camino, L. (2005). “Youth-led community building: Promising practices from two
communities using community-based service-learning.” Journal of Extension 43.1.


Ebdon, C., & Franklin, A. L. 2006. Citizen participation in budgeting theory. Public
      Administration Review, 66(3), 437–447.


Goodstein, J., & Aquino, K. (2010). And restorative justice for all:  Redemption,
forgiveness, and reintegration in organizations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31,


Kerka, Sandra. “Community asset mapping.” Clearinghouse on adult, career, and
vocational education: Trends and issues alert 47 (2003): 1-2.


Leverentz, A. (2011). “Being a good daughter and sister:  Families of origin in the reentry
of African American female ex-prisoners.” Feminist Criminology, 6 (4), 239-267


Marbley, A. F., & Ferguson, R. (May, 2005),.Responding to prisoner reentry, recidivism,
and incarceration of inmates of color:  A call to communities, Journal of Black Studies,
35 (5), 633-649.


Roberts, N. (1997). Public deliberation: an alternative approach to crafting policy and
setting direction. Public Administration Review, 57(2), 124–132.


Robbins, M. D., Simonsen, B., & Feldman, B. (2008). Citizens and resource allocation:
improving decision making with interactive web-based citizen participation. Public
      Administration Review, 68 (3), 564–575.


Russell, R. F. “The role of values in servant leadership.” Leadership & Organization
      Development Journal 22.2 (2001): 76-84.


Spears, L. C. (Fall 2004). “Practicing Servant-Leadership” Leader to Leader. 34: 7-11.


Stone, A. G., R. F. Russell, and K. Patterson. (2004). “Transformational versus servant
leadership: A difference in leader focus.” Leadership & Organization Development
      Journal 25.4: 349-361.


Sun, P., and Anderson, M. 2012. Civic capacity: Building on transformational leadership to
explain successful integrative public leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, Volume 23,
Issue 3, June 2012, Pages 309–323.


Yang, K., & Callahan, K. (2007). Citizen involvement efforts and bureaucratic
responsiveness: Participatory values, stakeholder pressures, and administrative
practicality. Public Administration Review, 67(2), 249–264.


Youniss, J., et al. “Youth civic engagement in the twenty‐first century.” Journal of research
      on adolescence 12.1 (2002): 121-148.


Books and Book chapters
Abdullah, Melina and Regina Freer. 2008. “Towards a Womanist Leadership Model:
Electoral/Grassroots Partnerships in Black California,” in Racial and Ethnic Politics in
      California. 2nd Edition. Jaime Regalado and Sandra Bass (eds.), Berkeley: Institute for
Governmental Studies Press.

Bobo, Kimberly A. (2010). Organizing for Social Change. 4th Edition. Los Angeles, CA: Forum Press

Chrislip, D., and Larson, C. 1994. Collaborative leadership: How citizens and civic leaders
      can make a difference. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco.

Dunlap, Louise (2007). Undoing the Silence: Six Tools for Social Change Writing,
Oakland, CA, New Village Press

Gastil, John and Peter Levine (2005). The deliberative democracy handbook: Strategies
      for effective civic engagement in the twenty-first century. San Francisco: Joss.

Greenleaf, Robert K. (2002).Servant leadership: A journey into the nature of legitimate
      power and greatness. Paulist Press.

Heifetz, Ronald (1994). Leadership Without Easy Answers, Cambridge: Belknap/Harvard
University Press.

Leighninger, M., and Mann, B.C. 2012. Planning for Stronger Local Democracy: A Field
Guide for Local Officials
. Washington, DC: National League of Cities.

Levine, Peter. (2013). We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: The Promise of Civic
Renewal in America
. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Loeb, Paul. (2014). The Impossible Will Take a Little While: Perseverance and Hope in
Troubled Times
. 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Pranis, K. (2001). “Restorative Justice, Social Justice, and the Empowerment of
Marginalized Populations.” In G. Bazemore and M. Schiff (Eds.), Restorative
Community Justice: Repairing Harm and Transforming Communities
. Cincinnati, OH:
Anderson Publishing.

Putnam, Robert D. (2000). Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American
      Community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Rheingold, Howard. 2008. “Using Participatory Media and Public Voice to Encourage
Civic Engagement.” Civic Life Online: Learning How Digital Media Can Engage Youth.
Edited by W. Lance Bennett. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Series on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2008. 97–118.

Rhine, Edward, John R. Matthews, Lee A. Sampson, Ricketts, Aidan. 2012. The Activist’s
Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Participatory Democracy
. Zen Books.

Rice, A. K., Learning for Leadership, London: Tavistock Publications Limited, 1965.

Rockeymoore, Maya. 2004. The Political Action Handbook: A How-To Guide for the Hip
Hop Generation
.  Fourth Generation Press.

Sandberg, Sheryl with Scovell, Nell. (2013). Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,
New York: Knopf.

Sen, Rinku. 2003. Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy. San
Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Sirianni, Carmen. 2009. Investing in Democracy: Engaging Citizens in Collaborative
. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press. 306 pp.

Walzer, Norman and Gisele Ham (eds.). 2012. Community Visioning Programs:
Processes and Outcomes
. New York: Routledge.


Williams, Dean, (2005). Real Leadership; Helping People and Organizations Face Their
Toughest Challenges
, San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.


Zukin, Cliff, Scott Keeter, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins, and Michael X. Delli Carpini
(2006). “A new engagement? Political participation, civic life, and the changing
American citizen.” New York, NY.


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