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How change happens

Author: Duncan Green
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Green
ISBN: 0198785399 9780198785392
OCLC Number: 942707102
Notes: "DLP, Developmental Leadership Program ; Australian Aid ; Oxfam."
Description: xviii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 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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In this powerfully argued book, Duncan Green shows how we can make major changes in our unequal and unjust world by concerted action, taking full note of the economic and social mechanisms, including Read more...

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