Articles

Articles and Book Chapters 2005-2007

Forrant, R., & Silka, L. (2006).  Inside and Out: What’s It All About.  In R. Forrant & L. Silka (Eds.), Inside and Out: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development, pp. 1-14.  Amityville, NY: Baywood Press.

Geigis, P., Hamin, E., & Silka, L. (2005). Smart Growth and Community Preservation: One Citizen at a Time.  Chapter in Future Directions for Smart Growth published by University of Maryland and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Geigis, P, Silka, L, & Hamin, E. (2007). Community Preservation: Residents, Municipalities, and the State: Collaborating for Smarter Growth. In Preserving and Enhancing Communities:  A Guide for Citizens, Planners and Policymakers.  Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Grigg-Saito, D.; Och, S.; Liang, S.; Toof, R.; & Silka, L. (2007, May 7). Building on strengths of a Cambodian refugee community through community based research, Journal of Health Promotion Practice, 0, 1524839906292176v1.

Hall, T. C. & Silka, L. (2007). Housing and Community Preservation: A Home for All.  In Preserving and Enhancing Communities:  A Guide for Citizens, Planners and Policymakers.  Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Silka, L. (in press). Transforming Experiences: When Host Communities Become Home Communities.  In L. Pho & J. Gerson (Eds), Learning from Diverse Voices: Southeast Asian Refugees in the Mill City: Changing Families, Communities, Institutions.

Silka, L. Partnership Ethics. (under review). In P. Ginsberg & D. Merten (Eds.). Handbook of Social Science Research Ethics. Sage Publications.

Silka, L. (2006). Can We Teach Research Ethics?  On Line?  When the Research is With Diverse Communities?  Qualitative Research Journal, 4(2).

Silka, L. (2005). Reconfiguring Applied Research: COPCs as Opportunities for Innovation. In Scholarship in Action: Applied Research and Community Change.  Washington DC: U.S. Housing and Urban Development.

Silka, L. (2005) The Challenges Ahead: Five Leaders Reflect on Future Trends in Community-University Partnerships. In Scholarship in Action: Applied Research and Community Change.  Washington DC: U.S. Housing and Urban Development.

Silka, L. (2005). Partnerships Within and Beyond Universities: Their Opportunities and Challenges.  Public Health Reports.

Silka, L. (2005) Comment and Controversy: Technical Assistance to the Grassroots: An Issue of Framing.  New Solutions, 15, 103-105.

Silka, L., & Eady, V. (2007). Diversity: Multiple Cultures Forming One Community. In Preserving and Enhancing Communities:  A Guide for Citizens, Planners and Policymakers.  Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Silka, L., Forrant, R., Bond, B., Coffey, P., Toof, R., Toomey, D., Turcotte, D., & West, C. (under review). Achieving Continuity in the Face of Change in Community-University Partnerships. Gateways Journal.

Silka, L., Geigis, P., & Snyder, W. (2006) Education for Sustainability: Preserve Good Ideas—Recycle Them. In R. Forrant & L. Silka (Eds.), Inside and Out: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development, pp. 119-134.  Amityville, NY: Baywood Press.

Silka, L. & Renault-Caragianes, P. (2006). Community-university research partnerships: Devising a model for ethical engagement. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 11(2), 171-183.  

Silka, L.; Toof, R.; & Grigg-Saito, D. (2007) Eight Americas: Differences in Asian communities are important. PLoS Med 4(1): e41 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0040041

Turcotte, D. & Silka, L.(in press) Reflections on the concept of social capital.  Chapter to appear in L. Pho, J. Gerson, S. Cowan (Eds), Southeast Asian refugees and immigrants in the mill city: Changing families, communities, institutions –Thirty years afterwards. Durham: The University Press of New England.

Turcotte, D. (2006). Sustainable Development: A Better Holistic View. New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy 16 (4), 398-401.

Turcotte, D. (2007) A Framework for Sustainable Housing Development in the United States, Doctoral Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Turcotte, D. (2007).  Developing Sustainable Housing: Moving Beyond Green. Progressive Planning 172, 34-37.

Turcotte, D.& Silka, L. (2007) Social Capital in Refugee and Immigrant Communities. In J. Jennings (Ed.), Race, Neighborhoods, and the Misuse of Social Capital. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.