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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

(p.139) Seven New models of community organising
International community organising

Dave Beck

Rod Purcell

Policy Press

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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