The Resource Freedom is an endless meeting : democracy in American social movements, Francesca Polletta, (electronic book)

Freedom is an endless meeting : democracy in American social movements, Francesca Polletta, (electronic book)

Label
Freedom is an endless meeting : democracy in American social movements
Title
Freedom is an endless meeting
Title remainder
democracy in American social movements
Statement of responsibility
Francesca Polletta
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Freedom Is an Endless Meeting offers vivid portraits of American experiments in participatory democracy throughout the twentieth century. Drawing on meticulous research and more than one hundred interviews with activists, Francesca Polletta challenges the conventional wisdom that participatory democracy is worthy in purpose but unworkable in practice. Instead, she shows that social movements have often used bottom-up decision making as a powerful tool for political change. Polletta traces the history of democracy in early labor struggles and pre-World War II pacifism, in the
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Polletta, Francesca
Dewey number
303.48/4/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN57
LC item number
.P65 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Social movements
  • Community organization
  • Political participation
  • Group decision making
Label
Freedom is an endless meeting : democracy in American social movements, Francesca Polletta, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1 STRATEGY AND DEMOCRACY -- 2 ARMY, TOWN MEETING, OR CHURCH IN THE CATACOMBS? -- THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN PROTEST, 1900-1960 -- 3 A BAND OF BROTHERS STANDING IN A CIRCLE OF TRUST: SOUTHERN CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZING, 1961-64 -- 4 LETTING WHICH PEOPLE DECIDE WHAT? SNCC'S CRISIS OF DEMOCRACY, 1964-65 -- 5 PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY IN THE NEW LEFT, 1960-67 -- 6 FRIENDSHIP AND EQUALITY IN THE WOMEN'S LIBERATION MOVEMENT, 1967-77 -- 7 DEMOCRACY IN RELATIONSHIP: COMMUNITY ORGANIZING AND DIRECT ACTION TODAY -- 8 CONCLUSION: RULES, RITUALS, AND RELATIONSHIPS
Control code
ebr10641852
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 283 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Freedom is an endless meeting : democracy in American social movements, Francesca Polletta, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1 STRATEGY AND DEMOCRACY -- 2 ARMY, TOWN MEETING, OR CHURCH IN THE CATACOMBS? -- THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN PROTEST, 1900-1960 -- 3 A BAND OF BROTHERS STANDING IN A CIRCLE OF TRUST: SOUTHERN CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZING, 1961-64 -- 4 LETTING WHICH PEOPLE DECIDE WHAT? SNCC'S CRISIS OF DEMOCRACY, 1964-65 -- 5 PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY IN THE NEW LEFT, 1960-67 -- 6 FRIENDSHIP AND EQUALITY IN THE WOMEN'S LIBERATION MOVEMENT, 1967-77 -- 7 DEMOCRACY IN RELATIONSHIP: COMMUNITY ORGANIZING AND DIRECT ACTION TODAY -- 8 CONCLUSION: RULES, RITUALS, AND RELATIONSHIPS
Control code
ebr10641852
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 283 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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