By Jason Del Gandio, Anthony J Nocella II
The pursuit of freedom and justice is a undying one, yet new activists won't be aware of the place to start, whereas more matured ones frequently turn into jaded or fatigued. the duty of making a brand new society, loose from oppression and inequality, will be overwhelming. instruments for facilitating motivation, engagement, and verbal exchange can suggest the variation among failure and luck for activists and social movements.
Educating for Action collects the voices of activists whose mixed adventure in confronting injustice has generated a wealth of key insights for growing social switch. This useful consultant explores such themes as:
- Community activism and direct democracy
- Conflict negotiation, verbal exchange, and rhetoric
- Law, the tutorial process, and way of life activism
- Social media abilities, convention making plans, and on-line organizing
Written in an inspirational tone, Educating for Action consciously straddles the road among road activism and lecture room guide. Bridging the space among those worlds makes for an interesting and instructive guide for social justice, assisting scholars, lecturers, and bigger activist groups flip their idealism into action.
Jason Del Gandio is a scholar-activist and assistant professor of rhetoric and public advocacy at Temple college. he's the writer of Rhetoric for Radicals: A guide for twenty first Century Activists.
Anthony J. Nocella II is a scholar-activist and senior fellow of the Dispute answer Institute on the Hamline legislation tuition. he's a long-time anti-racism, formative years justice, felony abolition, hip hop, animal, incapacity, and Earth liberation activist and has released over fifty scholarly articles and ebook chapters and 16 books.
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2. Social justice—United States. 3. Social movements—United States. 4. Social change—United States. 5. Peace. I. , editor II. 20973 C2014-902144-5 C2014-902145-3 New Society Publishers’ mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact on the environment, in a manner that models this vision. We are committed to doing this not just through education, but through action. The interior pages of our bound books are printed on Forest Stewardship Council®-registered acid-free paper that is 100% post-consumer recycled (100% old growth forest-free), processed chlorine-free, and printed with vegetable-based, low-VOC inks, with covers produced using FSC®-registered stock.
DALAI LAMA XIV Peace is preferable to war. ” — NOAM CHOMSKY Peace is a very complicated concept. When the lion gobbles up the lamb and wipes his lips, then there’s peace. Well, I ain’t for that peace at all. — ABBIE HOFFMAN There can be no real peace without justice. And without resistance there will be no justice. — ARUNDHATI ROY Peace through Opposition, Conflict, and Struggle This book is about changing the world through peace. By “peace” we do not mean standing around in a circle, holding hands, and expressing our affection for one another.
When the lion gobbles up the lamb and wipes his lips, then there’s peace. Well, I ain’t for that peace at all. — ABBIE HOFFMAN There can be no real peace without justice. And without resistance there will be no justice. — ARUNDHATI ROY Peace through Opposition, Conflict, and Struggle This book is about changing the world through peace. By “peace” we do not mean standing around in a circle, holding hands, and expressing our affection for one another. That has its time and place. But we understand peace as a political force for social justice and progressive social change.