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The activist's handbook : winning social change in the 21st century

Author: Randy Shaw
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Second editionView all editions and formats

How should activists use new media tools to expose issues and mobilize grassroots support? When should activists form coalitions, and with whom? How are students - be they Dreamers seeking  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Shaw
ISBN: 9780520274051 0520274059
OCLC Number: 838792293
Description: x, 293 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Don't respond, strategize --
Elected officials: inspiring fear and loathing --
Coalition activism : rounding up the unusual suspects --
Ballot initiatives : the rules of the game --
The media: winning more than coverage --
The Internet and social media: maximizing the power of online activism --
Direct action: acting up, sitting in, taking to the streets --
Lawyers: allies or obstacles to social change? --
Student activists lead the way --
New activism for the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Randy Shaw.


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"It's a remarkable, unsentimental record of modern Bay Area politics and causes, yet hardly belongs to a niche readership." -- Steven Mikulan Capital & Main

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