9781401094690

Common Sense Democracy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781401094690

  • ISBN10:

    1401094694

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-01
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corp

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgment 9(4)
Introduction 13(2)
Missionaries for Democracy
15(6)
The Constitutional Void
21(6)
Creating Parallel Government
27(12)
The People's Power
39(6)
Laying the Foundation for Gaining Local Democratic Power
45(4)
The Rituals of Democracy
49(15)
From Ritual to Organization
64(14)
Reluctant Leaders
78(4)
Honorable Citizens: The Prerequisite for Democracy
82(6)
Professional Organizers
88(3)
``Laws of Nature and of Nature's God''
91(4)
Afterward 95(4)
Appendix One: The Save Our City Coalition Principles and Philosophy of Local Democratic Organizing 99(4)
Appendix Two: Volunteer Leadership 103(2)
Appendix Three: Structure and Dynamics of a Community Organization 105(6)
Appendix Four: Developing a Strategic Plan for Winning an Issue 111(2)
Appendix Five: An Organizer's Job 113(3)
Appendix Six: Amending Democracy Into the Constitution 116(2)
Appendix Seven: Excerpts from Thomas Jefferson's Letters Describing the `Ward-Republic' 118(5)
Bibliography 123(2)
Endnotes 125

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