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Collective Action for Social Change

An Introduction to Community Organizing

  • Authors
  • Aaron Schutz
  • Marie G. Sandy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 1-7
  3. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 11-30
    3. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 31-44
  4. History and Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 47-91
    3. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 93-107
  5. Case Studies

  6. Key Concepts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 179-190
    3. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 191-204
    4. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 205-218
    5. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 219-238
    6. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 239-255
    7. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 257-279
  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. Aaron Schutz, Marie G. Sandy
      Pages 283-284
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 285-300

About this book

Introduction

Community organizers build solidarity and collective power in fractured communities. They help ordinary people turn their private pain into public action, releasing hidden capacities for leadership and strategy. In Collective Action for Social Change , Aaron Schutz and Marie G. Sandy draw on their extensive experience participating in community organizing activities and teaching courses on the subject to empower novices to think like an organizers.

Keywords

campaign community community organizing interview organization organizations social change strategy teaching

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