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Author Eichler, Mike.

Title Consensus organizing : building communities of mutual self-interest / Mike Eichler
Published Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 257 pages) : illustrations
Contents Community organizing : conflict and consensus -- Evolution of consensus organizing -- Issues analysis -- Program design -- Cultural competency in consensus organizing -- Consensus organizing strategies and tactics -- Developing external relationships -- Forming partnerships -- Building personal relationships -- Building institutional relationships -- Developing young organizers -- Using consensus organizing in other professions -- The future of consensus organizing
Summary Written in a logical, teachable, and pragmatic style, this book provides a model of social change for the 21st century. Through real examples, the author illustrates how anyone can practice consensus organizing and help the poor, forgotten, and disempowered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Community development -- United States.
Community organization -- United States.
Consensus (Social sciences) -- United States.
Social action -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1452204101 (ebook)
1452222762 (electronic bk.)
9781452204109 (ebook)
9781452222769 (electronic bk.)