9780813528014

A Citizen's Guide to Grassroots Campaigns

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  • ISBN13:

    9780813528014

  • ISBN10:

    0813528011

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-08-01
  • Publisher: Rutgers Univ Pr

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Summary

Civic movements are essential to Americans' freedom and quality of life. Active citizens have led the way from the American Revolution to urban renewal. But fiery emotions and good intentions without skillful organization can lead to frustration. How can individual concerns be transformed into effective community action?

Author Biography

Jan Barry is a journalist for the Bergen Record

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xix
Citizens in Action
1(22)
Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods, Lot by Lot
23(20)
Saving a Swamp and Other Landmark Campaigns
43(33)
Better Living through Mutual-Help Groups
76(16)
Grassroots-to-Global Civic Action
92(26)
Putting It All Together
118(14)
Conducting a Citizen's Campaign
132(16)
Addressing the Political Arena
148(12)
Navigating the News Media
160(27)
Research and Resources
187(10)
Appendix 197(8)
Bibliography 205(6)
Index 211

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