Organizing for Social Change: A Manual for Activists in the 1990s

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Seven Locks Press, 1996 - 288 pagine
Here is a comprehensive manual for grassroots organizers working for social, political, environment, and economic change. Using this manual, organizers will learn a systematic approach to the techniques of organizing, of building and using power, and of creating lasting institutions that are avenues for citizen participation in public life.

"Whether your goal is saving the neighborhood or saving the world, get your hands on Organizing for Social Change". -- Congressman Pat Schroeder

"This is the most comprehensive handbook on how to organize I've seen". -- Studs Terkel

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Sommario

Introduction
3
Choosing an Issue
15
Developing a Strategy
21
A Guide to Tactics
35
The Underlying Structure of Organizations
43
Designing Actions
49
Holding Accountability Sessions
57
LIIS
150
Grassroots Fundraising
195
Administrative Systems
203
Supervision
218
Financial and Legal Matters
226
Working for the Long Haul
241
Print Materials
260
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