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International community organisingTaking power, making change$
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Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781847429773

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.001.0001

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The roots of community organising

The roots of community organising

(p.1) One The roots of community organising
International community organising

Dave Beck

Rod Purcell

Policy Press

This chapter explores and analyses the roots of community organising. It discusses the contribution of Saul Alinsky and the development of the Industrial Areas Foundation. Reference is made to the key early community organising texts: Rules for Radicals and Reveille for Radicals.

Keywords:   Saul Alinsky, Industrial Areas Foundation, Community organising, Rules for Radicals, Reveille for Radicals

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