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Organizing for social change

Kimberley A. Bobo

Organizing for social change

a manual for activists in the 1990s

by Kimberley A. Bobo

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Published by Seven Locks Press in Santa Ana, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Direct action -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Social action -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Social change -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Community organization -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-270) and index.

    Other titlesOrganize!
    StatementKim Bobo, Jackie Kendall, Steve Max (Midwest Academy).
    ContributionsKendall, Jackie., Max, Steve., Midwest Academy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18099863M
    ISBN 100929765419

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      Maine's grassroots resource for non-profits and change agents. Visit the Changing Maine Directory (CMD) to see an extensive list of non-profit organizations and grassroots groups working to make Maine a healthier, more just, more peaceful place. Each listing includes detailed descriptions and the most up-to-date contact information .   15 Community Organizing, Partnerships, and Coalitions Although this is a beneficial approach in certain settings, sometimes the most powerful forms of social change utilize a bottom-up approach, which originate at the grassroots level. That is, they are designed by community members rather than experts or professionals. Share This Book Author: Amie R. McKibban, Crystal N. Steltenpohl.

    Elementary | YA / Adult. Here are books on organizing for all ages. In addition to the titles below, we recommend: Resistance a lesson by Teaching for Change that introduces middle and high school students to activists and the strategies they have used throughout U.S. history Zinn Education Project: lessons, books, and films for middle and high school students on organizing. Community Organizing Instructor Syllabus Guide OVERVIEW This syllabus guide is a resource for instructors preparing to teach some version of “Community Organizing ”—an introductory course designed to familiarize students with the basic ideas, practices, history and theory of community organizing in the United Size: 1MB.


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It is a rich resource with more helpful insights and instructions than most books of its type. However, having myself worked with groups seeking deep or systemic change, it is light on the leadership dynamics that make such change possible.

ORGANIZING FOR SOCIAL CHANGE Midwest Academy Manual for Activists. Now in its fourth edition, here is the comprehensive manual for grassroots organizers working for social, racial, environmental and economic justice at the local, state and national levels. Since its first edition inOrganizing for Social Change has developed a reputation as the best book in print for helping grassroots organizers enhance their effectiveness in bringing public attention to the important issues of our times.

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She was a trainer with the Midwest Academy for ten years and is the author of Wage Theft in America. `The body of work this book represents is clearly important both theoretically and in terms of encouraging scholars and practitioners in continuing efforts of large-scale change and social justice.

The cases considered are fascinating, and the authors' analyses of them are enlightening' - Katherine Miller Professor, Department of Communication, Texas A&M University `In.

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Synopsis: This manual is for grassroots activists seeking social, political, environmental and economic change at all levels of organization ->local, state and national. The handbook has been used by Midwest Academy since in its organizing and activism Range: $ - $The concepts presented here are adapted from Organizing for Social Change: Midwest Academy Manual for Activists () by Kim Bobo, Jackie Kendall, and Steve Max.

All references here are to this book. Bobo, Kendall, and Max take a Direct Action approach to organizing. This approach differs from other.Table of Contents for Organizing for social change: a dialectic journey of theory and praxis / Michael J.

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