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Organizing and advocacy : the roots of social change

Author: Loretta Pyles
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Offers a comprehensive view of the central issues facing progressive community organizers who seek to mobilize those negatively impacted by local, national, and global social policies and practices.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Pyles
ISBN: 9780415957809 041595780X
OCLC Number: 229466085
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Contents: Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Foundations of Community Organizing. 1. Introduction. 2. The Self-Aware Organizer. 3. Theories and Ideas for the Progressive Organizer. 4. Learning From Social Movements. 5. Critical Organizing Frameworks. Part II: Tools for Community Organizing. 6. Organizing People: Constituencies and Coalitions. 7. Toward Empowering Organizations. 8. Language Matters: Issue Framing and Communication. 9. Tactics for Change. Part III: Enduring and Emergent Issues in Organizing. 10. Toward Solidarity: Understanding Oppression and Working with Identity. 11. Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Organizing. 12. Global Justice: Organization and Resistance. References. Index.
Responsibility: by Loretta Pyles.

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