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Aronica, Michele Teresa

Works: 3 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 418 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BX810.C393, 267.1827471
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Most widely held works by Michele Teresa Aronica
Beyond charismatic leadership : the New York Catholic Worker Movement by Michele Teresa Aronica( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dorothy Day died recently in New York City. With her death, the Catholic Worker Movement lost the last of its founders and leaders. In this insightful and well-documented study, Aronica answers the question whether and how the Movement has survived beyond the founders. Starting from the notion of charismatic leadership, the author converts the Catholic Worker Movement into a test case for the classical analysis of social organization. Through participant observation, Aronica uncovers and explains the system of power and authority, the process of incorporation and the services provided to the poor by the Catholic Worker Movement. The Movement's paper, the Catholic Worker, was used to help provide a typology of membership categories. The book is more than a study in the transformation of charismatic leadership; it is also a study of the place of radical social thought within American Catholicism. Aronica shows the problems that the church structure has with grass-roots activities. She also illustrates the difficulty that a grass-roots organization has in transforming itself into a functioning bureaucracy. The book adds a new organizational dimension to the growing number of books on social movements. It is well suited for an audience interested in the sociology of religion and for those concerned with a fruitful application of modern ethnographic research to classical frameworks."--Provided by publisher
The New York Catholic Worker Movement's development : a case study of adaptation beyond charismatic leadership by Michele Teresa Aronica( )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New York catholic worker movement's development: a case study of adaption beyond charismatic leadership by Michele Teresa Aronica( )

1 edition published in 1985 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Beyond charismatic leadership : the New York Catholic Worker Movement
Alternative Names
Aronica, Michele Teresa

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