The Activist's Handbook (2012) is a guide to successful activism, written by Randy Shaw. Shaw offers advice on how to organise and mobilise people, win campaigns, and effect change. He draws on his own experience as an activist and on the experiences of other successful campaigners.
‘The Activists’ Handbook’ is a powerful guide to grassroots activism. A priceless resource for everyone ready to make a difference, environmental activist Aidan Ricketts offers a step-by-step handbook for citizens eager to start or get involved in grassroots movements and beyond.
Providing all essential practical tools, methods and strategies needed for a successful campaign and extensively discussing legal and ethical issues, this book empowers its readers to effectively promote their cause. Lots of ready-to-use documents and comprehensive information on digital activism and group strategy make this book an essential companion for any campaign.
Including case studies from the US, UK, Canada and Australia, this is the ultimate guidebook to participatory democracy.
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