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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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New models of community organising

New models of community organising

Chapter:
(p.139) Seven New models of community organising
Source:
International community organising
Author(s):

Dave Beck

Rod Purcell

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.003.0007

This chapter how the ideas of community organising are constantly evolving and being reinterpreted by practitioners. These developments are explored through a survey of community organisers. The chapter also focuses on the work of Gamaliel a faith based community organisation in the USA, and the development of Comprehensive Community Development. Finally, the chapter explores how community organising ideas and methods have been adopted by non-progressive organisation, through the case study of the Tea Party in the USA

Keywords:   Community organisers, Community organising diversity, Comprehensive Community Development, Gamaliel, Tea Party

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