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Author Pyles, Loretta, author.

Title Progressive community organizing : reflective practice in a globalizing world / Loretta Pyles
Edition Second edition
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 220 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I: Foundations of Community Organizing. Introduction ; The Self-Aware Organizer ; Theories and Ideas for the Progressive Organizer ; Learning From Social Movements ; Community Organizing Frameworks -- Part II: Tools for Community Organizing. Organizing People: Constituencies and Coalitions ; Toward Empowering Organizations ; Communication: Issue Framing, Media and Technology ; Tactics for Change -- Part III: Enduring and Emergent Issues in Organizing. Toward Solidarity: Understanding Oppression and Working With Identity Politics ; Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Organizing ; Global Justice: Organization and Resistance
Summary "The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions, Progressive Community Organizing affirms the practice of issue framing and offers two innovative frameworks that will change the way students of organizing think about their work
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-212) and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (Taylor & Francis platform, viewed January 2, 2018)
Subject Community organization.
Social action.
Community organization.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Social action.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203109635