skip to content
Collective action for social change : an introduction to community organizing Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Collective action for social change : an introduction to community organizing

Author: Aaron Schutz; Marie G Sandy
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Palgrave Macmillan pbk. edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book draws from both authors' extensive experience participating in community organizing efforts and teaching courses on community organizing to novices"--
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Schutz; Marie G Sandy
ISBN: 9780230111257 0230111254
OCLC Number: 857552249
Description: viii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: What is community organizing? --
What isn't community organizing? --
Collective action in twentieth-century America: a brief history --
Saul Alinsky: the "father" of community organizing --
Campaign versus community organizing: storytelling in Obama's 2008 presidential campaign --
A theology of organizing: from Alinsky to the modern IAF / Mark R. Warren --
Organizing through "door knocking" within ACORN / Heidi Swarts --
Mixing metaphors and integrating organizing models / Marie G. Sandy --
Private--civic--public --
One-on-one interviews --
Leadership --
Power and targets --
"Cutting an issue" --
Tactics and strategy --
"Hope is on the ground" --
Appendix: Recommendations for further reading.
Responsibility: Aaron Schutz and Marie G. Sandy.

Abstract:

Community organizers build solidarity and collective power in fractured communities. Sandy draw on their extensive experience participating in community organizing activities and teaching courses on  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Schutz and Sandy provide an engaging overview of community organizing in the Saul Alinsky tradition from an organizer's perspective.Clear and comprehensive, their book shows us how organizers Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/857552249> # Collective action for social change : an introduction to community organizing
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "857552249" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100501> ; # Community organization--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1432034> ; # Community organization
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122310> ; # Social change
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/361.8/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111171> ; # Social change--United States
   schema:bookEdition "1st Palgrave Macmillan pbk. ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/126912381> ; # Marie G. Sandy
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/157343099> ; # Aaron Schutz
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description ""This book draws from both authors' extensive experience participating in community organizing efforts and teaching courses on community organizing to novices"--"@en ;
   schema:description "What is community organizing? -- What isn't community organizing? -- Collective action in twentieth-century America: a brief history -- Saul Alinsky: the "father" of community organizing -- Campaign versus community organizing: storytelling in Obama's 2008 presidential campaign -- A theology of organizing: from Alinsky to the modern IAF / Mark R. Warren -- Organizing through "door knocking" within ACORN / Heidi Swarts -- Mixing metaphors and integrating organizing models / Marie G. Sandy -- Private--civic--public -- One-on-one interviews -- Leadership -- Power and targets -- "Cutting an issue" -- Tactics and strategy -- "Hope is on the ground" -- Appendix: Recommendations for further reading."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/438097523> ;
   schema:genre "Case studies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Collective action for social change : an introduction to community organizing"@en ;
   schema:productID "857552249" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/857552249#PublicationEvent/new_york_palgrave_macmillan_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/438097523#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> ; # Palgrave Macmillan
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230111257> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/857552249> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/438097523#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> # Palgrave Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Palgrave Macmillan" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100501> # Community organization--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Community organization--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111171> # Social change--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social change--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122310> # Social change
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social change"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1432034> # Community organization
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Community organization"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/126912381> # Marie G. Sandy
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Sandy" ;
   schema:givenName "Marie G." ;
   schema:name "Marie G. Sandy" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/157343099> # Aaron Schutz
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Schutz" ;
   schema:givenName "Aaron" ;
   schema:name "Aaron Schutz" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230111257>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0230111254" ;
   schema:isbn "9780230111257" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.