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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 2018 en
dc.identifier.citation Social Policy 47(4). (2018) en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/202458 en
dc.description.abstract During several decades of teaching community organizing to university students, I (Moshe) tried to help them shed their naivete about power and conflict. I asked them to imagine what it would be like to be swimming with sharks, which they did by reading a humorous essay on the subject.1 The students quickly realized that "How to Swim with Sharks" works as a tongue-in-cheek introduction to the characters and circumstances we encounter in community organizing. The shark analogy works because our grassroots organizations are often in conflict with malevolent and unconscionable adversaries. en
dc.format.extent 8 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Gather the People en
dc.rights Copyright 2018 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 Community organizing leadership development strategy for 'Swimming with Sharks' en
dc.type Article en
dc.rights.license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 United States en


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