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Title Collective action for social change : an introduction to community organizing / Aaron Schutz and Marie G. Sandy.
Imprint New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.


 Main Stacks  HN65 .S4294 2011    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 300 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Community organization -- United States.
Social change -- United States.
Community organization -- United States -- Case studies.
Social change -- United States -- Case studies.
Contents What is community organizing? -- What isn't community organizing? -- Collective action in twentieth-century America: a brief history -- Saul Alinsky: the "father" of community organizing -- Campaign versus community organizing: storytelling in Obama's 2008 presidential campaign -- A theology of organizing: from Alinsky to the modern IAF / Mark R. Warren -- Organizing through "door knocking" within ACORN / Heidi Swarts -- Mixing metaphors and integrating organizing models / Marie Sandy -- Private--civic--public -- One-on-one interviews -- Leadership -- Power and targets -- "Cutting an issue" -- Tactics and strategy -- "Hope is on the ground" -- Appendix: Recommendations for further reading.
Summary "This book draws from both authors' extensive experience participating in community organizing efforts and teaching courses on community organizing to novices"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Author Sandy, Marie G., 1968-