Posts Tagged: social-movements - (45 found)

Heart politics revisited

Heart politics revisited

By: Fran Peavey

“Heart politics revisited” is part autobiography, part manifesto, and it dares to dream about a new politics with people at the center. “Heart Politics Revisited” is a new and expanded edition of the classic 1985 handbook for activists. Peavey’s approach shuns careerism, rigid ideologies, revenge and recrimination–and offers a pathway towards reconciliation and living with…

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,…

Globalize liberation

Globalize liberation

By: David Solnit

Globalize liberation: how to uproot the system and build a better world “…Globalize Liberation is a manual, encyclopedia, and primary text for the global justice movement… If there were a required 101 class in anti-capitalism, this book would be central to the reading list.” – Fifth Estate “…Globalize Liberation is a diagnosis, prescription, and the…

Research methods for community change: a project based approach

Research methods for community change: a project based approach

By: Randy Stoecker

Everyone is a member of a community, and every community is continually changing. To successfully manage that change, community members need information. Research Methods for Community Change: A Project-Based Approach is an in-depth review of all of the research methods that communities use to solve problems, develop their resources, and protect their identities. With an…