Rules for Radicals (Google eBook)
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the American democratic tradition.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic RadicalsUser Review - Andrew - Goodreads
A good book on activism, and advice for those who, as Alinsky says, see the ends justifying the means. To be fair, he would not say 'any' means, but he does see the 'ends' as more important than any ... Read full review
Review: Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic RadicalsUser Review - Marwa Assem Salama - Goodreads
While everyone around me is browsing books' indexes to choose one of them, I used to check out the dedication with a little of the introduction. And I think when a man has been working several years ... Read full review
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