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The Activist's Handbook: A Primer (updated 2nd edition with a new preface)
by Randy Shaw

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Publication Date: 2001
Publisher: U of California Press
Binding: Paperback
Topics: Corporate Rule, Democracy: Theory & Practice, Education, Gay & Lesbian, Human Health & Welfare, Nature, Social Movements, Sustainable Community
Condition: Special Sale

Description: This book offers a sophisticated analysis of the American power structure and details the impact of specific strategies on campaigns across the country: battles over homelessness, the environment, AIDS policies, neighborhood preservation and school reform among others. It describes how activist groups can have widely different aims, yet similar tactics can produce success.

Review(s): "provides rare insight into the strategies and tactics environmentalists must use if they are to succeed in today's political climate." - Barbara Dudley, a Greenpeace director

"Enormously valuable for anyone interested in social change." - Howard Zinn



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