• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Community Organizing - Key Concepts (Paperback)
  • Community Organizing - Key Concepts (Paperback)
zoom

Community Organizing - Key Concepts (Paperback)

(author)
£15.99
Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 01/12/2014
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 1 week

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

This incisive book provides a critical history and analysis of community organizing, the tradition of bringing groups together to build power and forge grassroots leadership for social, economic, racial, and environmental justice. Begun by Saul Alinsky in the 1930s, there are today nearly 200 institution-based groups active in 40 U.S. states, and the movement is spreading internationally. David Walls charts how community organizing has transcended the neighborhood to seek power and influence at the metropolitan, state, and national levels, together with such allies as unions and human rights advocates. Some organizing networks have embraced these goals while others have been more cautious, and the growing profile of community organizing has even charged political debate. Importantly, Walls engages social movements literature to bring insights to our understanding of community organizing networks, their methods, allies and opponents, and to show how community organizing offers concepts and tools that are indispensable to a democratic strategy of social change. Community Organizing will be essential reading for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of sociology, social movements and social work. It will also inform organizers and grassroots leaders, as well as the elected officials and others who contend with them.

Publisher: Polity Press
ISBN: 9780745663203
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 210 x 145 x 15 mm

You may also be interested in...

Conundrum
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Empire of the Summer Moon
Added to basket
Gender Trouble
Added to basket
£20.99
Paperback
Orientalism
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Velvet Rage
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Second Sex
Added to basket
Delusions of Gender
Added to basket
The Feminine Mystique
Added to basket
Headscarves and Hymens
Added to basket
Night
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Templars
Added to basket
£10.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Secret History of the World
Added to basket
£12.99   £9.99
Paperback
The Beauty Myth
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
How To Be a Woman
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Women Who Run With The Wolves
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.