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April 2015, 102 pages, paperback, 110 ZAR, 9.80 USD
ISBN 978-1-937570-60-6 (print)
A simple easy-to-read guide to community organizing. With cutting-edge ideas from South Africa's Organization Workshops.
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Gavin Andersson has had a long career doing community organizing in Botswana and South Africa. He is currently managing director of Seriti Institute, www.seriti.org.za. He holds a doctorate in development studies from the Open University and was co-creator of Kwanda, the reality TV show on community transformation.
Howard Richards was the director of the PAGS (Peace and Global Studies) program at Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, where he taught community organizing as a method of peacemaking. He has worked with pioneers in the field such as Cesar Chavez.
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“Packed into this small book are truly big things, big ideas, examples of big practices which speak clearly and intelligently into the challenge of living and building a world together in ways that sustain us as individuals and as groups.”
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education and African Studies, University of Cape Town
“An inspiring theory of social change and a roadmap for putting it into practice.”
VP International Peace Bureau, Geneva
“With this new, delightful, down to earth guide we can see the operationalization of the authors´ theories and the social experiments they nurtured. Practical field exercises abound.”
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