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Transforming the city

community organizing and the challenge of political change

Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Community organizing and the changing ecology of civic engagement / Marion Orr
Running in place : Saul Alinsky, race, and community organizing / Mark Santow
Community organizing in a nonregime city : the New Orleans experience / Peter F. Burns
Division and fragmentation : the El Paso experience in global-local perspective / Kathleen Staudt and Clarence N. Stone
Community organizing and no child left behind / Dennis Shirley and Michael Evans
Political opportunity, venue shopping, and strategic innovation : ACORN's national organizing / Heidi Swarts
Higher power : strategic capacity for state and national organizing / Richard L. Wood
Contextualizing community organizing : lessons from the past, tensions in the present, opportunities for the future / Robert Fisher and Eric Shragge
Community organizing for what? : progressive politics and movement building in America / Peter Dreier
Summing up : community organizing and political change in the city / Marion Orr.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Studies in government and public policy


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HN90.C6 T684 2007

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

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Internet Archive
9780700615131, 9780700615148
LC Control Number
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