This comprehensive guide articulates pragmatically what is required in the often mystifying and rarely explained on-the-ground practice of organizing.
Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy The Chardon Press SeriesJossey-Bass #ad - This groundbreaking book addresses the unique challenges and opportunities the new global economy poses for activist groups and provides concrete guidance for community organizations of all orientations. Jossey-Bass. Stir it up--written by renowned activist and trainer Rinku Sen--identifies the key priorities and strategies that can help advance the mission of any social change group.
Stir it up will show your organization how to: design and conduct actions that further campaign goals Develop effective leaders Build strong alliances and networks Generate and use solid research Design an effective media strategy Put in place a plan for internal political education and consciousness-raising With the information, tools, and suggestions outlined in this book your organization can use your "good idea" to change the world.
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Re:imagining change is an inspirational inside look at the trailblazing methodology developed by the Center for Story-based Strategy.
Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic RadicalsVintage #ad - Jossey-Bass. Like thomas paine before him, alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the American democratic tradition. Rules for radicals A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals.
. First published in 1971, rules for radicals is saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one. Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best.
No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded AgeOxford University Press #ad - Much more than cogent analysis, in our communities, No Shortcuts explains exactly how progressives can go about rebuilding powerful movements at work, and at the ballot box. Why do progressives in the united states keep losing on so many issues? In No Shortcuts, Jane McAlevey argues that progressives can win, but lack the organized power to enact significant change, to outlast their bosses in labor fights, and to hold elected leaders accountable.
Today's progressives now work for professional organizations more comfortable with the inside game in Washington DC and capitols throughout the West, where they are outmatched and outspent by corporate interests. She ultimately concludes that, in order to win, progressive movements need strong unions built from bottom-up organizing strategies that place the power for change in the hands of workers and ordinary people at the community level.
. Mcalevey makes a compelling case that the great social movements of previous eras gained their power from mass organizing, a strategy today's progressives have mostly abandoned in favor of shallow mobilization or advocacy. Beyond the concrete examples in this book, McAlevey's arguments have direct implications for anyone involved in organizing for social change.
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Used book in Good Condition. In addition to addressing common problems that are often encountered, raise necessary funds, recruit and motivate community members, the book also discusses how to run engaging meetings, and turn a passion into a powerful tool for social change. Jossey-Bass.
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The shock Doctrine is one of those books. Jossey-Bass. Neo-liberal economics in action. From chile in 1973 to iraq today, klein shows how Friedman and his followers have repeatedly harnessed terrible shocks and violence to implement their radical policies.
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Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical MovementsBeacon Press #ad - A manifesto from one of america's most influential activists which disrupts political, economic, and social norms by reimagining the Black Radical Tradition. Drawing on black intellectual and grassroots organizing traditions, including the Haitian Revolution, Unapologetic challenges all of us engaged in the social justice struggle to make the movement for Black liberation more radical, the US civil rights movement, and LGBTQ rights and feminist movements, more queer, and more feminist.
Disaster capitalilsm. Neo-liberal economics in action. And unapologetic provides a clear framework for activists committed to building transformative power, encouraging young people to see themselves as visionaries and leaders. The chicago School of economics. It also offers a flexible model of what deeply effective organizing can be, cultural sensitivity, creative strategizing, which features long-term commitment, anchored in the Chicago model of activism, and multiple cross-group alliances.
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The chicago School of economics. Rules for radicals A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals. Since 1973 the midwest academy has trained more than 30, unions, 000 activists in progressive organizations, and faith-based groups. Used book in Good Condition. This midwest academy manual for Activists is central to its training programs and seminars, and it provides an invaluable reference source for organizers throughout their careers.
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Used book in Good Condition. States, and the movement is spreading internationally. Disaster capitalilsm. Jossey-Bass. Importantly, walls engages social movements literature to bring insights to our understanding of community organizing networks, allies and opponents, their methods, and to show how community organizing offers concepts and tools that are indispensable to a democratic strategy of social change.
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Some organizing networks have embraced these goals while others have been more cautious, and the growing profile of community organizing has even charged political debate. David walls charts how community organizing has transcended the neighborhood to seek power and influence at the metropolitan, and national levels, state, together with such allies as unions and human rights advocates.
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