From a pioneer in "social permaculture," how we can foster the inner resources to create the world we know is possible
we emerge from the pandemic, we know there is no going back but how do
we step forward? Looby Macnamara is an international thought leader who
has been teaching people how to create positive change in their lives,
relationships and communities for nearly 20 years. She draws upon the
lineages of indigenous wisdom, permaculture design, the Work That
Reconnects and combines these with a new understanding of systems
thinking and culture to create a profoundly effective toolkit.
supports us in designing the world we want to live in. It is both a
framework and toolkit that enables our personal and collective journeys
of connection and well-being. It activates healing and revolutionizes
our approach to creating life-sustaining and regenerative cultures.
This book is filled with activities and reflective questions to help us:
- Bring together deep nature connection, design and systems thinking to create a holistic system of transformation
- Embody the learning and effectively embed the changes in our lives into new ways of being and interacting
resilience in turbulent times and support us to adjust to transitions,
whether they are personal life changes or collective challenges such as
- Understand where problems come from and how we can create deep healing and radical reflection of the root causes
- Expand our thinking and possibilities
the tools to create the conditions for emergence, informing the
creation of cultures of care, connection, peace, health, effectiveness
Cultural Emergence is visionary and
practical, wise and simple to use. It is a message of hope with tools
for empowerment. It is a timely, much-needed book that has the potential
to be help enable deep and radical transformation.
Looby Macnamara is a respected international teacher, practitioner and author. Her first book, People & Permaculture,
launched the social permaculture movement globally, expanding the focus
of permaculture to people care as well as Earth care. Looby runs Applewood Permaculture Centre with her partner, Chris Evans, in Herefordshire, UK.
272 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout, 10" X 7.5" Size.