Posts Tagged: social-movements - (49 found)

Activist wisdom

Activist wisdom

By: Sarah Maddison & Sean Scalmer

Activist wisdom: practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements Sarah and Sean identify and explore eight themes that both define and catalyse Australian activism. Their potted history of social movement theory is accessible and informative. The authors’ analysis is informed in equal part by their personal activist experience, their intimate knowledge of social movement…

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…