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dc.contributor.author ben Asher, Moshe en
dc.contributor.author bat Sarah, Khulda en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-02T18:58:56Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-02T18:58:56Z
dc.date.issued 2017 en
dc.identifier.citation Social Policy 47(3). (2017) en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/202457 en
dc.description.abstract Why would a faith-based or turf-based organizing project (already engaged in demanding campaigns) want to get involved in the business of transforming their metropolitan government? Why would they want to create a lower tier of directly democratic neighbor-hood governments with public powers? The effort could take years, even decades to accomplish, and only the most compelling arguments could justify such a commitment of resources, time, energy, and spirit. We have presented many of those arguments in four previous articles published in Social Policy. We won't review them here, except to say: The moment is now. The need to build institutional power wielded directly by the grassroots citizenry is pressing relentlessly. en
dc.format.extent 5 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Gather the People en
dc.rights Copyright 2017 en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/ en
dc.subject Public powers en
dc.subject Community organizing en
dc.subject Faith-based organizing en
dc.subject Power-inequality en
dc.title Winning the war for grassroots empowerment: Benefits of building a public powers movement en
dc.type Article en
dc.rights.license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 United States en


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