Book News: July 14th, 2004

By Rinku Sen and Kim KleinThe authors identify the key priorities and strategies that can help advance the mission of any social change group. This groundbreaking book addresses the unique challenges and opportunities for activist groups and provides concrete guidance for community organizations of all orientations. It sets out the steps of building and mobilizing a constituency and implementing key strategies that can effect social change. The book is filled with illustrative case studies that highlight best organizing practices in action and each chapter contains tools that can help groups tailor the model for their own organizational needs. It describes how to design and conduct actions that further campaign goals, develop effective leaders and build strong alliances and networks.

Published by Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 0-7879-6533-2. 25.00 US dollars.