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How change happens

Author: Duncan Green
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the global experience of Oxfam, one of the world's largest social justice INGOs, this book tests ideas on 'How Change Happens' and sets out the latest thinking on how citizens and others can drive progressive change"--Publisher's description
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Green
ISBN: 0198785399 9780198785392 9780198825166 0198825161
OCLC Number: 1048627149
Notes: Originally published: 2016
"DLP, Developmental Leadership Program ; Australian Aid ; Oxfam."
Description: xviii, 268 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: --
A power and systems approach 1 --
Systems thinking changes everything 2 --
Power lies at the heart of change 3 --
Shifts in social norms often underpin change --
Case study : the Chiquitanos of Bolivia Part II: --
Institutions and the importance of history 4 --
How states evolve 5 --
The machinery of law 6 --
Accountability, political parties, and the media 7 --
How the international system shapes change 8 --
Transnational corporations as drivers and targets of change --
Case study : the December 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change Part III: --
What activists can (and can't) do 9 --
Citizen activism and civil society 10 --
Leaders and leadership 11 --
The power of advocacy Part IV: --
Pulling it all together 12 --
A power and systems approach to making change happen
Responsibility: Duncan Green

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Drawing on the global experience of Oxfam, one of the world's largest social justice INGOs, this book tests ideas on 'How Change Happens' and sets out the latest thinking on how citizens and others can drive progressive change"--Publisher's description

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