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Organizing for Democracy

NGOs, Civil Society, and the Philippine State

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Non-governmental organizations,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics and government,
  • Philippines,
  • General,
  • Civil society,
  • Political,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • 1986-,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsG. Sidney Silliman (Editor), Lela Garner Noble (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161418M
    ISBN 100824820436
    ISBN 109780824820435

    1. Strategy and Democracy 2. Army, Town Meeting, or Church in the Catacombs? The Organization of American Protest, 3. A Band of Brothers Standing in a Circle of Trust: Southern Civil Rights Organizing, 4. Letting Which People Decide What? SNCC’s Crisis of Democracy, 5. Participatory Democracy in the New Left, 6. De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy by Jane McAlevey (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).   At times, the labor leader Jane McAlevey’s latest book, A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy, reads like an army field manual, with the author as drill instructor In McAlevey’s view, labor organizing is all-consuming, demanding, and dangerous A Collective Bargain offers an introduction to the world of unions and their enemies, disseminating the 3/4(3).

    - Explore Everyday Democracy's board "Democracy and Equity reading list", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Reading lists, Democracy, Reading pins. How do we get started organizing for democracy in our union?-- See the archived questions and answers, also the Troublemaker's Handbook (description). Several other books maybe helpful, such as Power on the Job, and The Transformation of US Unions (descriptions).


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From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracy. For decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been eating away at the social and political fabric of the United States/5(9). Organizing for Democracy: NGOs, Civil Society, and the Philippine State Paperback – May 1, by G.

Sidney Silliman (Editor), Lela Garner Noble (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Paperback. This book explores the new types of political organization that emerged in Western Europe and the United States during the nineteenth century, from popular meetings to single-issue organizations.

Organizing Democracy will prove essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students in public management, organizational studies, political science and sociology.

Practitioners with an interest in public management policy will also find this book invaluable. From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracyFor decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been eating away at the social and political fabric of the United States.

Yet as McAlevey reminds us, there is one weapon whose effectiveness has been proven repeatedly throughout U.S. A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy is a non-fiction book by longtime union, environmental, and community organizer Jane McAlevey.

The book makes the case that unions are the only institution capable of fighting back against today's super-rich corporate class. Miller, in his introductory piece, contrasts community organizing with “elite democracy,” based on elections, and Organizing for Democracy book democracy,” based on participatory governance mechanisms like advisory groups.

Community organizing, he says, is part of “‘civil society democracy’ which emphasizes the importance of voluntary associations outside the formal structures of government without a vibrant. Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy.

By Jane McAlevey. Ecco,pp. Publication Date: January 7, Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc (1/7/) MP3 CD (1/7/). – Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America “Jane McAlevey is a brilliant strategist, rousing organizer, and razor-sharp.

Tools for Radical Democracy: How to Organize for Power in Your Community (Jossey-Bass / Kim Klein's Chardon Press) is an essential resource for grassroots organizers and leaders, students of activism and advocacy, and anyone trying to increase the civic participation of ordinary people.

Beginning with an overview of social movement theory and the MAP (Movement Action Plan) model, Doing Democracy outlines the eight stages of social movements, the four roles of activists, and case studies from the civil rights, anti-nuclear energy, Central America, gay/lesbian, women's health, and globalization movements.4/5(9).

combines centralization with decentralization, organizing democracy in a stapled structure. In In Breman, the organization structure includes a compan y-owned financial institute, an. Author and organizer Jane McAlevey joins Sam to discuss her new book, A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy, on how workers must continue to fight with broad-based supermajorities across the working class.

From the authors of the Indivisible Guide, a new book for democracy after Trump. This is a story of democracy under threat. It's the story of a movement rising up to respond.

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This. Organizing Against Democracy investigates some of the most important challenges modern democracies face, filling a distinctive gap in the literature, both empirically and theoretically.

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Donald E. Miller | Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California. “ A Shared Future tackles the crises of our time—rising economic inequality, racial injustice, and policy paralysis—by examining the efforts of faith-based community organizing to create an ethical democracy.

Synopsis. From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracy. For decades, racism, corporate greed, and a skewed political system have been eating away at the social and political fabric of the United : Jane Mcalevey.

Here are a list of books that are highly recommended by Democracy Matters staff. They range in topics specific to money in politics, to grassroots organizing, to citizenship and democracy. Please send other book suggestions to Joan Mandle and we will add it to the list. America Compromised by Lawrence Lessig Buy Change Elections to Change [ ].

AUD started the Union Democracy Worker Education Project in in response to an increasing demand for democratic, organizing-oriented education from union activists, members, and officers. The Union Democracy Worker Education Project is designed to help rank and file union members become better activists and organizers, by providing education in legal rights and organizing methods and.

Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements Bill Moyer, JoAnn MacAllister, Mary Lou Finley Steven Soifer New Society Publishers, Aug 1, - Political Science - 4/5(1).While organizing in the United States has become less deadly since Hudson’s era, the military metaphor remains apt: Organizing is still hell.

At times, the labor leader Jane McAlevey’s latest book, A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy, reads like an army field manual, with the author as drill instructor.