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Organizing urban America : secular and faith-based progressive movements

Author: Heidi J Swarts
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2008.
Series: Social movements, protest, and contention, v. 28.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heidi J Swarts
ISBN: 9780816648382 0816648387 9780816648399 0816648395
OCLC Number: 154789894
Description: xxxii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Invisible actors : community organizing, agenda setting, and American social movements --
Different mobilizing cultures : congregation-based organizing and ACORN --
Religion and progressive politics : congregation-based Community Organizing's innovative cultural strategy --
Experimenting with national organizing campaigns : ACORN's innovative political strategy --
Organizing is a numbers game : St. Louis ACORN --
A seat at the regional table : Metropolitan Congregations United for St. Louis --
La puebla unida : ACORN in the Sunbelt --
The power is in the relationship : San Jose PACT --
The results of organizing --
American inequality and the potential of community organizing.
Series Title: Social movements, protest, and contention, v. 28.
Responsibility: Heidi J. Swarts.
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