Books by Other Publishers


Through our work, we find resources on health and community empowerment written by like-minded publishers. We offer these hard-to-find titles in addition to our own resources.



A Labour of Liberation

A Labour of Liberation

This thought-provoking essay examines the structural inequality existing in our healthcare systems. From institutions to education to access to information, modern healthcare reinforces existing societal power dynamics in a myriad of ways. Author Mukhodpadhyay analyzes this structure, and offers methods of change that address systemic inequality and violence.
$10.95
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Revolutionary Doctors

Revolutionary Doctors

Since the creation of the Venezuelan health mission Barrio Adentro, thousands of Cuban medical professionals have provided quality health care for some of Venezuela's poorest communities. Revolutionary Doctors gives readers a first-hand account of Venezuela's innovative and inspiring program of community health care, designed to serve, and largely carried out by, the poor themselves.
$18.95
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Revolutionary Medicine

Revolutionary Medicine

On the Atlantic coast of Honduras live the Garifuna, an Afro-Indigenous people with their own language and traditions. Revolutionary Medicine covers what happens when they decide to build their own hospital — run on solar energy, in a community without paved roads or electricity — and offer an alternative to the increasingly privatized national health system.
$14.95
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Comrades in Health

Comrades in Health

In Comrades in Health, Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Theodore M. Brown bring together a group of professionals and activists whose lives have been dedicated to international health. By presenting a combination of historical accounts and first-hand reflections, this collection aims to draw attention to the longstanding activities of progressive US health professionals and the lessons they brought home. Their involvement is presented against the background of foreign and domestic policy, social movements, and global politics.
$29.95
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The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building

The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building

While working in Mexico in 1982, Johan van Lengen wrote and illustrated Manual Del Arquitecto Descalzo, a comprehensive guide to building simple homes highlighting modern and traditional techniques. The Mexican government was so impressed that it bought 40,000 copies and placed one in every library in the country. Now available in English for the first time, The Barefoot Architect describes in simple language the process of building housing and providing a healthful environment.
$17.95
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Changing Planet, Changing Health

Changing Planet, Changing Health

Brilliantly connecting personal stories with cutting-edge scientific and medical information, Changing Planet, Changing Health takes readers around the world—to Mozambique, Honduras, the United States and beyond—on an eye-opening investigation of how climate change is affecting malaria, Lyme disease, cholera, asthma, and other health threats.
$26.95
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Jamkhed: A Comprehensive Rural Health Project

Jamkhed: A Comprehensive Rural Health Project

Jamkhed tells the story of poor, disenfranchised men and women who developed a sustainable community-based primary health care program in the town of Jamkhed, Maharashtra, one of the poorest parts of India. From a single village, the award-winning program has grown to over 2,000 villages in rural India and offers trainings both nationally and internationally. The success of Jamkhed shows that ‘Health for All’ can indeed become a reality.
$19.95
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Training for Transformation, Vols. 1-3

Training for Transformation, Vols. 1-3

Training for Transformation is designed to assist workers in the field who are encouraging the development of self-reliant creative communities. The set consists of three practical and easy-to-use handbooks that are useful for anyone working toward transforming society.
$59.95
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Training for Transformation, Vol. 4

Training for Transformation, Vol. 4

Training for Transformation is designed to assist workers in the field who are encouraging the development of self-reliant creative communities. This new volume is divided into easy-to-follow modules, which can be covered in any order, making it a practical and accessible workbook for community development workers.
$39.95
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Training for Transformation in Practice

Training for Transformation in Practice

Training for Transformation in Practice shares 27 stories of how the Training for Transformation approach has been adapted in countries all over the world. In widely different contexts and cultures, this method has evoked strong creative leadership and deep commitment, sometimes bringing about major changes at the cultural and legal levels. The book is inspiring reading for students and practitioners of adult education and community organizing.
$31.95
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Transformation Set

Transformation Set

The innovative training techniques and approaches to community development provided in Training for Transformation Volumes 1-4 assist community educators and and activists in the development of self-reliant communities. Training for Transformation in Practice shares experiences of activists using these methods.
Regularly $131.85, this set is now $104.95 – a savings of 20% when you buy all five volumes together.
$104.95
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Life-Saving Skills Manual for Midwives

Life-Saving Skills Manual for Midwives

The Life-Saving Skills (LSS) Manual for Midwives and its training program builds on years of experience of midwives practicing in rural and urban areas. It is focused on strengthening the capacity of midwives and others with midwifery skills to save the lives of women and babies—and is also recommended for community training programs, schools, ministries of health, and professional associations. Since its inception, this manual has encouraged midwives to assume greater responsibility for recognizing and responding to life-threatening emergencies.
$69.95
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