David Reed (1981) Education for Building a People’s Movement, South End Press, Boston, MA. (excellent reading on ‘social education’)
Posts Tagged: research - (65 found)
Community organising case study of a campaign to prevent freeway construction in an inner-city park. Written in 2003 by tCA member James Whelan.
Sam La Rocca (2004) Honours thesis, Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Brisbane
Rebecca Gray’s anti-whaling case study includes interviews with protagonists from the 1970s when this campaign dominated Australian environmental discourse.
Nina Lansbury Hall & Ros Taplin (2006). This paper was presented at the Australian Political Studies Association conference, Newcastle University, September 25-27.
Vanessa Bible’s thesis on how the Terania Native Forest Action Group formed in 1974 and challenged the NSW Forestry Commission’s plans for Terania Creek in any conceivable way they could. What unfolded was a natural and spontaneous response Ð a direct act
James Whelan (2004): A discussion of obstacles to activist scholars and engaged academics, and proposes strategies to bridge this unhelpful divide. This paper was presented by Sam and James during the 2004 ‘Inside Out’ conference.
James Whelan & Kristen Lyons. Examines a hugely successful campaign run collaboratively by several ENGOs.
James Whelan (2012) describes how parts of the environment and climate change movements are adopting the techniques and logic of community organising. This challenges them to learn new habits of political analysis and engagement, and unlearn old ones.
Akwugo Emejulu and Mae Shaw have developed a great new publication that focuses on a concern about the meaning,
politics, possibilities and practices of empowerment. As their
contributors demonstrate, community empowerment is neither an