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Doing democracy: The MAP model for organizing social movements

Doing democracy: The MAP model for organizing social movements

By: Bill Moyer with JoAnn McAllister, Mary Lou Finley & Steven Soifer

Citizen activism has achieved many positive results. But the road to success for social move-ments is often complex, usually lasting many years, with few guides for evaluating the precise stage of a movement’s evolution to determine the best way forward. Doing Democracy provides both a theory and working model for understanding and analyzing social movements,…

Rules for radicals: a practical primer for realistic radicals

Rules for radicals: a practical primer for realistic radicals

By: Saul David Alinsky

“What follows is for those who want to change the world from what it is to what they believe it should be. The Prince was written by Machiavelli for the Haves on how to hold power. Rules for Radicals is written for the Have-Nots on how to take it away. In this book we are…

What makes people tick

What makes people tick

By: Chris Rose

What makes people tick: the three hidden worlds of settlers, prospectors and pioneers Chris Rose’ powerful guide to values mapping is a ‘must-read’ for campaigners. If you want to communicate effectively with people – especially if you want to persuade them to act – you need to start from where they are, not from where you…

How to win campaigns: Communications for change

How to win campaigns: Communications for change

By: Chris Rose

Written for the new campaigner and the experienced communicator alike, this is a comprehensive and systematic exploration of what works in campaigning, and a practical how-to guide for using principles and strategy in campaigning as a new form of public politics. Applicable to any issue and from any point of view, the book’s 100 key…

Power in coalitions: strategies for strong unions and social change

Power in coalitions: strategies for strong unions and social change

By: Amanda Tattersall

How can communities organise effectively to promote social change in the 21st century? Amanda Tattersall examines successful coalitions between unions and community organisations in three countries – Australia, US and Canada – extracting invaluable lessons for unions and community activists everywhere. How can we change things in an age in which governments are fixated on…

Strategy and soul

Strategy and soul

By: Daniel Hunter

Strategy and soul: a campaigner’s tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and philadelphia casinos When Daniel Hunter and Jethro Heiko began planning at a kitchen table, they knew that their movement would be outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars. They were up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, hired thugs, and the state supreme…

In the tiger’s mouth: an empowerment guide for social action

In the tiger’s mouth: an empowerment guide for social action

By: Katrina Shields

Katrina Shields guides you through the big issues that show up in activism: how to avoid burn-out, network, create stable groups, as well as how to approach listeners with bad news that they may not want to hear. The guide includes exercises that encourage discovery and growth, both for individuals and groups.