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Roots for Radicals: Organizing for Power, Action, and Justice

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The successor to the legendary activist Saul Alinsky, Edward T. Chambers pioneered a set of principles and practices that have guided community organizations throughout the US and the world. Roots for Radicals remains his definitive reflection on these fundamental principles of community activism: how, as public citizens, we can navigate the gap between the world as it is and as it should be, between self-interest and self-sacrifice and in doing so create lasting change for our communities.

In the face of the increasingly turbulent politics of the 21st-century, Chambers's book has never been more relevant.

Author: Chambers Edward
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781350043121
Cover: Paperback
Edition Number: 1
Release Year: 2018

Foreword, Studs Terkel

Introduction: The Industrial Areas Foundation: Social Knowledge, Power, and Politicalness

1. The World As It Is and the World As It Should Be

2. The Relational Meeting

3. Broad-Based Organizing: An Intentional Response to the Human Condition

4. Relationships: Public and Private

5. The Practice of Public Life: Research, Action, and Evaluation

6. Reflections of an Organizer

7. Broad-Based Organizing for the 21st Century: United Power for Action and Justice

8. Thoughts on 21st Century Challenges

Appendix: Industrial Areas Foundation Network

Notes

Index

Edward T. Chambers is the executive director of the Industrial Areas Foundation.

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