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Marjorie Mayo

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781447343257

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.001.0001

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Sharing understandings of varying histories and cultures

Sharing understandings of varying histories and cultures

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(p.77) 5 Sharing understandings of varying histories and cultures
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Community-based Learning and Social Movements
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Marjorie Mayo

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.003.0005

Communities are diverse with their own specific histories and cultures. And so are social movements. Individuals and groups have differing, and sometimes conflicting, interests and concerns, including differences that relate to their class, race, ethnicity, gender, disability, age and/ or faith. These differences need to be understood- and taken into account- as the basis for building mutual trust. This chapter starts by exploring ways of sharing learning about differences and diversities within communities and social movements. This sets the framework for considering examples of campaigns which have succeeded in developing such shared understandings across differences, from environmental movements in Italy to housing justice movements in contemporary Britain.

Keywords:   Diversity, Identity, Community, Social movements, Alliance-building

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