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Hope for justice and power : broad-based community organizing in the Texas Industrial Areas Foundation / Kathleen Staudt.

Author/Creator:
Staudt, Kathleen A. author.
Publication:
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 323 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Industrial Areas Foundation -- Case studies.
Industrial Areas Foundation.
Community organization -- Texas -- Case studies.
Political participation -- Texas -- Case studies.
Social justice -- Texas -- Case studies.
Community and school -- Texas -- Case studies.
Community and college -- Texas -- Case studies.
Texas -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Community and college.
Community and school.
Community organization.
Political participation.
Social conditions.
Social justice.
Texas.
Form/Genre:
Case studies.
Summary:
"Book is a history of the Industrial Areas Foundation branch in Texas. The Industrial Areas Foundation was founded by Saul Alinsky in Chicago in 1940 and is currently an international advocacy group. The Texas branch has many affiliates throughout the state. This book describes the evolution of those affiliates and their cooperative activities with other advocacy groups"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Acknowledgments
Part I: Introductory perspectives
"An introduction to Hope for justice and power"
Part II: Historical and contemporary Texas
"Texas historical perspectives: a flawed democracy"
"Dallas Area Interfaith: a strong multi-ethnic coalition"
Part III: Voluntary organizations with a purpose
"Voluntary organizations with a purpose: faith-based or broad-based?"
"Organizers and leaders: their pathways in and out of broad-based community work"
Part IV: Education and collaboration
"Schools in communities: parents and teachers"
"The IAF in collaborations: El Paso's Education Summit and the anti-wage theft Lift Up Alliance"
"IAF affiliates and higher education"
Part V: Closing perspectives
"Concluding reflections: wherefore IAF affiliates in Texas, the US, and the world?"
Appendix "Dear Texans."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781574417944
1574417940
9781574418057
OCLC:
1126347554