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  - Brandon Giella - Goodreads

The prose was more readable than I expected, and the prologue was fantastic. I like many of its propositions, but when he slides into the relativity of morals and his theologizing, it is simply ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Rich - Goodreads

Alinsky's message was never received in a significant sense. The Tactics weren't employed. The goals were not achieved. There was no Movement or revolution for which he made these rules. I don't think ... Read full review

Contents

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

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