Community Organising By the Book

February 2, 2014 | By: James Whelan

James Whelan (2002). A Critical Appraisal of the Midwest Academy Community Organiser Training Program (a modified version of this paper was published in Applied Environmental Education and Communication)

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James Whelan

James Whelan

James is founding co-director of the Change Agency and co-director of the Community Organising Fellowship.

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