This revised edition of a well-known and widely used text in community organizing and development fully examines the broad and changing political and social settings that influence actions; while portraying the infra-structure of social change -- the knowledge, personnel, and organizations -- that enable such work to be successfully accomplished.
The text brings together the practicalities of organizing and development -- fund raising, working out news releases, running an organization, orchestrating political actions, academic knowledge -- and explains why various approaches work; as well as the values and ideologies that guide what is to be done. It provides the foundations of organizing and development work and then describes how activists -- through following either a social confrontation model or an economic and social production approach -- can respond to economic and social problems.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part One: Progressive Organizing
Chapter 1: Organizing and Development for Progressive Social Change
Chapter 2: A World of Action: A World of Hope
Chapter 3: Models for Implementing Progressive Social Change: Commonalities, Differences and Reconciliations
Part Two: The Three Pillars of Progressive Organizing
Chapter 4: Empowering Individuals
Chapter 5: Building Community to Create Capacity for Change
Chapter 6: Empowering Through Building Progressive Organizations
Part Three: Problems, Programs and Precedents
Chapter 7: Social Problems and Public Policy
Chapter 8: Intersecting Histories: Community Organizing, Issue Mobilization, and Social Movements
Chapter 9: Learning About Personal, Community, and Social Needs Through Action Research
Part Four: Building Capacity to Initiate Collective Action
Chapter 10: Activists, Organizers, and Social Change Professionals
Chapter 11: Creating Capacity Through Effective Organizational Administration
Chapter 12: Expanding Capacity Through Empowering, Participatory Meetings
Chapter 13: Building Capacity By Working with the Support Sector
Part Five: Compelling Change Through Social Mobilization
Chapter 14: An Overview to Social Mobilization Campaigns
Chapter 15: Mobilizing Individuals and Groups
Chapter 16: Influencing the Public Sector:Civic and Administrative Engagement
Chapter 17: Compelling Change Through Power Tactics
Chapter 18: Tools for Strengthening Social Mobilization Campaigns: Lawyers and Litigation Publicity and the Mass Media; Negotiations
Chapter 19: Social Action: Magnifying Power Through Coalitions.
Part Six: Implementing Change Through the Community Economic Development and Social Production Approach
Chapter 20: An Introduction to the Community Economic Development and Social Production Model
Chapter 21: Skills for Accomplishing Economic and Social Production Work
Part Seven: Epilogue: Working Toward a Progressive Society
Chapter 22: Epilogue: Working Toward a Progressive Society
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