Building Solidarity Through Difference: A Practice Model for Critical Multicultural Organizing

  title={Building Solidarity Through Difference: A Practice Model for Critical Multicultural Organizing},
  author={David Dobbie and Katie Richards-Schuster},
  journal={Journal of Community Practice},
  pages={317 - 337}
  • David Dobbie, Katie Richards-Schuster
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Community Practice
  • ABSTRACT Building solidarity is perhaps the most crucial, yet under-theorized, process in organizing for social change. Traditional models of union and neighborhood-based organizing associate solidarity with commonality, as opposed to difference. However, this traditional organizing model is being forced to adapt to an increasingly multicultural context, presenting a need for rethinking past practices and creating new frameworks for multicultural organizing. Theoretical work on the topic has… CONTINUE READING
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