Randy Stoecker’s political opportunity structure helps community organisers to think through strategy on a spectrum of confrontation to consensus.
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This exercise is used to analyse the root causes of a problem and to identify the primary consequences. The tree provides a visual
structure for the analysis.
Exercise to help your group define the characteristics of political life in the ideal future as expressed in roles, relationships, and values in decision making.
U.S. activist-educator Bill Moyer conceived Movement Action Plan (MAP) to explain and explore the stages and advocacy roles evident in successful social movements.
A great exercise to encourage people to recognise and empathise with different viewpoints relating to a social problem, developed by Christine Herzog of AWEA.
An exercise to help your group’s members identify the political assumptions that shape their opinions and analysis.
This exercise challenges community organisers to envision a sequence of changes on the path to their desired social changes. One of our favourites.
“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…
Social ecology addresses the burning question of how to apply ecological understanding to every aspect of our lives. The twenty-seven contributors, all of whom have directly or indirectly contributed to the teaching of social ecology in Australia and beyond, share their experiences in this “coming of age” anthology of keynote articles. These are of particular…