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Principles of Social Change

Leonard A. Jason


Principles of Social Change offers a comprehensive guide to the development of community interventions and provides the tools and resources to initiate and sustain progress. I examine various strategies developed by community activists, coalitions, and social scientists to break down what motivates people. What worked and why? What can be applied to other scenarios? I also discuss practical solutions to complicated issues, such as protecting children’s well-being, combating abuses of power, providing affordable housing, and cleaning up the environment. These ideas are designed to ... More

Keywords: Social Change, Second Order Change, Community Psychology, Principles, Power, Community Organizations, Evaluation, Small Wins

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199841851
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leonard A. Jason, author
Center for Community Research, DePaul University