Doing Democracy

Author: Bill Moyer
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865714182
Size: 56.52 MB
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An empowering guide to understanding the strategies behind successful social movements.

The Chicago Freedom Movement

Author: Mary Lou Finley
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813166527
Size: 56.34 MB
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In this important volume, an eminent team of scholars and activists offer an alternative assessment of the Chicago Freedom Movement's impact on race relations and social justice, both in the city and across the nation.

The Democratic Imagination

Author: James Cairns
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442605286
Size: 52.41 MB
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The Democratic Imagination examines different conceptions of democracy, exploring tensions that emerge in key moments and debates in the history of democracy, from Ancient Greece to the French Revolution to contemporary Egypt.

Re Imagining Change

Author: Patrick Reinsborough
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781604863581
Size: 27.34 MB
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An inspirational inside look at the trailblazing methodology developed by the nonprofit strategy and training organization, smartMeme, this unique exploration provides progressive activists with the tools to get stories into the media, ...

The Politics Of Volunteering

Author: Nina Eliasoph
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745669565
Size: 14.82 MB
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In this engaging new book, Nina Eliasoph encourages readers to reflect on their own experiences in civic associations as an entry point into bigger sociological, political, and philosophical issues, such as class inequality, how ...

When We Fight We Win

Author: Greg Jobin-Leeds
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1620971402
Size: 72.22 MB
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Longtime social activist Greg Jobin-Leeds joins forces with AgitArte, a collective of artists and organizers, to capture the stories, philosophy, tactics, and art of today’s leading social change movements.

Losing Ground

Author: Mark Dowie
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262540841
Size: 38.87 MB
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The journalist who broke the stories on the Dalkon shield and Ford Pinto offers a critique of the mainstream American environmental movement, from its conservationist origins to the advent of the "fourth wave" of today's environmentalists.

Freedom Is An Endless Meeting

Author: Francesca Polletta
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226674490
Size: 26.87 MB
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"This is an excellent study of activist politics in the United States over the past century. . .

What We Re Fighting For Now Is Each Other

Author: Wen Stephenson
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807088404
Size: 66.49 MB
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In What We're Fighting for Now Is Each Other, Stephenson tells his own story and offers an up-close, on-the-ground look at some of the remarkable and courageous people--those he calls "new American radicals"--Who have laid everything on the ...