9780415974592

Linking Activism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415974592

  • ISBN10:

    0415974593

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-08-22
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This book, a unique examination of the activist striving to work for more holistic social change, creates a conceptual framework to give visibility to the complexity of activist practice that spans environmental and social justice concerns.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Chapter One Envisioning Linking Activism: Agency and Self in the Creation of Ecologically Healthy and Socially Just Communities 1(28)
PART ONE LINKING ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: ISSUES OF THEORY AND DISCOURSE
Chapter Two We Are Not Only in It Together, We Are Also in It Differently: Ecological Burden and Social Location
29(22)
Chapter Three Recounting Complex Stories: Limits and Possibilities of Narrative Frames
51(18)
Chapter Four The Linking Activist as Linking Messenger: Challenges to the Communication of Social Justice-Ecological Connections
69(28)
PART TWO EXPLORING FORMS OF LINKING ACTIVIST PRACTICE
Chapter Five Living Democracy through Linking Activism: Fighting for the Rights of Information and Participation in Government Environmental Decisions
97(28)
Chapter Six Linking Activism as a Catalyst for Organizational Change: The Challenge and Promise of Environmental Organizations
125(26)
Chapter Seven Constituency-Oriented Linking Activism: Voicing Environmental Concerns from the Realities of Socially Marginalized Constituencies
151(28)
Chapter Eight Common Cause Linking Activism: Building Alliances between Environmental and Social Justice Sectors
179(28)
PART THREE LINKING ACTIVISM: CAPACITIES, APPROACHES, AND SKILLS
Chapter Nine The Journey: Bearing Witness, Questioning, Reflecting Critically and Holistically, and Demythologizing
207(22)
Chapter Ten More on the Journey: Translation, Trust Building, Hope, and Emergence
229(18)
Chapter Eleven The Unending Journey
247(16)
Notes 263(6)
References 269(14)
Index 283

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