Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cutting the Issue

I have been trying over recent weeks to outline some of the key and distinctive concepts of community organising. These introductory posts have offered me the chance to explore organising in ways that are true of all specific traditions such … Continue reading

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Targets and the Power Equation

This is the fourth in my series on some of the key concepts in community organising. This time I want to look at the action side of organising. So far in exploring the one-to-one encounter and the development of leadership … Continue reading

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The Central Act of Organising

Today we have a problem with leadership. All forms of authority have lost ground to a sense that every leader is somehow selfish and ego-driven, that leaders are innately corruptible and venal and that honour, confidence and drive are immediately … Continue reading

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The Power of Relational Action

Last week I wrote about the distinction between private and public relationships. This week as the second in a series on some key concepts in organising, I want to explore how organisers work with people to move them into a … Continue reading

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