The Resource How change happens : why some social movements succeed while others don't, Leslie R. Crutchfield

How change happens : why some social movements succeed while others don't, Leslie R. Crutchfield

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How change happens : why some social movements succeed while others don't
Title
How change happens
Title remainder
why some social movements succeed while others don't
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Leslie R. Crutchfield
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eng
Summary
  • "Discover how those who change the world do so with this thoughtful and timely book Why do some changes occur, and others don't? What are the factors that drive successful social and environmental movements, while others falter? How Change Happens examines the leadership approaches, campaign strategies, and ground-level tactics employed in a range of modern social change campaigns. The book explores successful movements that have achieved phenomenal impact since the 1980stobacco control, gun rights expansion, LGBT marriage equality, and acid rain elimination. It also examines recent campaigns that seem to have fizzled, like Occupy Wall Street, and those that continue to struggle, like gun violence prevention and carbon emissions reduction. And it explores implications for movements that are newly emerging, like Black Lives Matter. By comparing successful social change campaigns to the rest, How Change Happens reveals powerful lessons for changemakers who seek to impact society and the planet for the better in the 21st century. Author Leslie Crutchfield is a writer, lecturer, social impact advisor, and leading authority on scaling social innovation. She is Executive Director of the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown Universitys McDonough School of Business, and co-author of two previous books, Forces for Good and Do More than Give. She serves as a senior advisor with FSG, the global social impact consulting firm. She is frequently invited to speak at nonprofit, philanthropic, and corporate events, and has appeared on shows such as ABC News Now and NPR, among others. She is an active media contributor, with pieces appearing in The Washington Post. Fortune.com, CNN/Money and Harvard Business Review.com. Examines why some societal shifts occur, and others don't Illustrates the factors that drive successful social and environmental movements Looks at the approaches, strategies, and tactics that changemakers employ in order to effect widescale change Whatever cause inspires you, advance it by applying the must-read advice in How Change Happenswhether you lead a social change effort, or if youre tired of just watching from the outside and want to join the fray, or if you simply want to better understand how change happens, this book is the place to start"--
  • "Why do some changes occur, and others don't? What are the factors that drive successful social and environmental movements, while others falter? How Change Happens examines the leadership approaches, campaign strategies, and ground-level tactics employed in a range of modern social change campaigns. The book explores successful movements that have achieved phenomenal impact since the 1980s--tobacco control, gun rights expansion, LGBT marriage equality, and acid rain elimination. It also examines recent campaigns that seem to have fizzled, like Occupy Wall Street, and those that continue to struggle, like gun violence prevention and carbon emissions reduction. And it explores implications for movements that are newly emerging, like Black Lives Matter. By comparing successful social change campaigns to the rest, How Change Happens reveals powerful lessons for changemakers who seek to impact society and the planet for the better in the 21st century"--
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1968-
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Crutchfield, Leslie R.
Dewey number
303.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM831
LC item number
.C78 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social change
  • Social movements
  • Environmentalism
  • Environmentalism
  • Social change
  • Social movements
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How change happens : why some social movements succeed while others don't, Leslie R. Crutchfield
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"A project of the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business"--title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-214) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 228 pages
Isbn
9781119413813
Lccn
2017057782
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022978634
  • 832756
  • (OCoLC)on1022978634
  • 832756
Label
How change happens : why some social movements succeed while others don't, Leslie R. Crutchfield
Publication
Note
"A project of the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business"--title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 228 pages
Isbn
9781119413813
Lccn
2017057782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022978634
  • 832756
  • (OCoLC)on1022978634
  • 832756

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