Challenging Community Organizing

  title={Challenging Community Organizing},
  author={Robert Fisher and Eric Shragge},
  journal={Journal of Community Practice},
  pages={1 - 19}
This paper is a critical, reflective essay on the state of community organizing. Because we believe that organizing is shaped by a complex interaction between human agency and the wider social, political, and economic context, this paper explores the changing context and the shifts in practice that have accompanied it. In a nutshell, we see these shifts as ones that have dulled the political edge of organizing and removed its passion for social change. To develop this argument, we contrast two… 
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