This chapter is about theory of activism. You probably won't find much practical advice here, but you will learn the basic terminology about activism and other related concepts.
🧠 This is a background chapter: At Activist Handbook, we focus on writing a practical guides for activists. Sometimes, theory is useful in explaining the emergence of the practices we write about in further chapters.
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To understand better what we mean with activism and why we are interested in it, we recommend you to read the following articles:
As activist, there are probably lots of things that you would like to change. These theoretic concepts will help you understand better how different phenomena are connected.
We discuss terms that are frequently used in the context of change-making, and investigate their meaning:
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The following resources about theory of change are available under a creative commons licence, which means we can freely reuse them:
There resources are not available under a creative commons licence, but they're still a good read:
Examples of theories of change: