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The Resource International community organising : Taking power, making change

International community organising : Taking power, making change

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International community organising : Taking power, making change
Title
International community organising
Title remainder
Taking power, making change
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is the first to explore the diverse history of community organising, telling stories of how it developed, its successes and failures, and the lessons that can be applied today
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Beck, Dave
Dewey number
305.068
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Purcell, Rod
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  • Community development
  • Social movements
  • Community development
  • Social movements
Label
International community organising : Taking power, making change
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Taking power, making change; Contents; List of tables, figures and boxes; Tables; Figures; Boxes; About the authors; Introduction; About the book; The roots of community organising; Definitions of community organising; Early life; Alinsky the man; Foundational ideas; The process; Critiques; Conclusion; The 21st-century context of community organising; Current issues: global and local; Urban development and global slums; Sustainability; Building capacity, capability and needs; Quality of life, wellbeing and happiness; Rights, power and asset development; Conclusion
  • Community organising revisited: the Industrial Areas Foundation modelCase study: Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council; Case study: The Woodlawn Organization; The Industrial Areas Foundation today; Critiques of the Industrial Areas Foundation approach; Conclusion; Industrial Areas Foundation in the UK and Australia; Industrial Areas Foundation and the UK; Case study: Sydney Alliance; The ACORN alternative; Background; Main activities; Analysis of ACORN's approach to community organising; ACORN International; Case study: Vinod Shetty, Mumbai, India
  • Case study: Dharmendra Kumar, New Delhi, IndiaThemes from the case studies; Slum Dwellers International and case studies; Introduction; Key features; Guiding principles; Cape Town, South Africa; Indian Alliance; Cambodia; Reflection on the Slum Dwellers International model; New models of community organising; Survey of community organisers; Gamaliel; New times, new approaches: comprehensive community development; Institute for Comprehensive Community Development; Local Initiatives Support Corporation; The Tea Party; Summary; Comparing and contrasting current community organising models
  • Consensus and conflictIn the system and outside the system; Centralised model and dispersed model; The organisation defines the issues and local people define; the issues; Formal and informal learning; Local and structural issues; What community organising does and doesn't achieve; Development of the Millennium Development Goals; Promoting organisational development within urban slum and other marginal areas; Promoting sustainability; Developing capability and capacity development; Promoting quality of life, wellbeing and happiness; Rights; Empowering people; Building social capital
  • Building local leadershipCreating local assets; Building autonomous organisations; Counter-hegemony, critical thinking and community organising; Antonio Gramsci; Counter-hegemonic bloc; Paulo Freire; Conclusion; Endnote; References; Selected website links; Index
Control code
ocn852757971
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847429780
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852757971
Label
International community organising : Taking power, making change
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Taking power, making change; Contents; List of tables, figures and boxes; Tables; Figures; Boxes; About the authors; Introduction; About the book; The roots of community organising; Definitions of community organising; Early life; Alinsky the man; Foundational ideas; The process; Critiques; Conclusion; The 21st-century context of community organising; Current issues: global and local; Urban development and global slums; Sustainability; Building capacity, capability and needs; Quality of life, wellbeing and happiness; Rights, power and asset development; Conclusion
  • Community organising revisited: the Industrial Areas Foundation modelCase study: Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council; Case study: The Woodlawn Organization; The Industrial Areas Foundation today; Critiques of the Industrial Areas Foundation approach; Conclusion; Industrial Areas Foundation in the UK and Australia; Industrial Areas Foundation and the UK; Case study: Sydney Alliance; The ACORN alternative; Background; Main activities; Analysis of ACORN's approach to community organising; ACORN International; Case study: Vinod Shetty, Mumbai, India
  • Case study: Dharmendra Kumar, New Delhi, IndiaThemes from the case studies; Slum Dwellers International and case studies; Introduction; Key features; Guiding principles; Cape Town, South Africa; Indian Alliance; Cambodia; Reflection on the Slum Dwellers International model; New models of community organising; Survey of community organisers; Gamaliel; New times, new approaches: comprehensive community development; Institute for Comprehensive Community Development; Local Initiatives Support Corporation; The Tea Party; Summary; Comparing and contrasting current community organising models
  • Consensus and conflictIn the system and outside the system; Centralised model and dispersed model; The organisation defines the issues and local people define; the issues; Formal and informal learning; Local and structural issues; What community organising does and doesn't achieve; Development of the Millennium Development Goals; Promoting organisational development within urban slum and other marginal areas; Promoting sustainability; Developing capability and capacity development; Promoting quality of life, wellbeing and happiness; Rights; Empowering people; Building social capital
  • Building local leadershipCreating local assets; Building autonomous organisations; Counter-hegemony, critical thinking and community organising; Antonio Gramsci; Counter-hegemonic bloc; Paulo Freire; Conclusion; Endnote; References; Selected website links; Index
Control code
ocn852757971
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847429780
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852757971

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