Rules for radicals: a practical primer for realistic radicals

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Random House, 1971 - Political Science - 196 pages
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Guides young revolutionaries in the art of human communication and explains the tactics of organizing others to work within the system for social change

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Sal Alinsky hit a homerun with easy to read handbook. - Goodreads
Advice for evil work. - Goodreads
Amazing if you can forgive his prose. - Goodreads
This book was unsettling, but educational. - Goodreads
Alinsky is a good writer and capable intellectual. - Goodreads
ALSO: I really like Alinsky's writing style. - Goodreads

Review: Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

User Review  - Dok Yun - Goodreads

One of few books which I enjoyed the content as much as the writing (Fight Club being the other one). He understood human psychology and could put them down on a page beautifully. Read full review

Review: Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book, more of a how to run a protest than deep rooted philosophy, but an interesting read none the less Read full review

Contents

The Purpose
3
Of Means and Ends
24
A Word About Words
48
Copyright

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