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Newsletter Bibliography

The following materials have appeared in The Popular Education News. The list is organized by date. For more details about a particular entry, please see the newsletter in which it appeared.

2007

Building Powerful Community Organizations: A Personal Guide to Creating Groups That Can Solve Problems and Change the World By Michael Jacoby Brown. Long Haul Press, 424 pages, 2006 (January Issue)

Beginners Guide to Community-Based Arts: Ten Graphic Stories about Artists, Educators & Activists Across the U.S by Keith Knight and Mat Schwarzman. The New Village Press, 200 pages 2005 (January Issue)

Education For Social Change: The ciee Thailand Approach by Amanda Altman, Kovit Boonjear, Arunee Chupkhunthod, Enoka Herat, Supapim Jongrak, Adisak Kaewrakmuk, Virginia Leavell, Julia MacGlashan, Philip Mangis, Decha Premrudeelert, Ellen Roggemann, David Streckfuss Khon Kaen, Thailand.  2006, 119 pages.  (For copies contact virginia@engagetheworld.org) (February Issue)

Building A Successful Antiwar Movement  Available from Beyond the Choir at http://www.beyondthechoir.org or download at http://www.soaw.org/antiwar_strategy.pdf (February Issue)

The art of social justice: Re-crafting activist adult education and community leadership Edited by Darlene Clover and Joyce Stalker. Naice, May 2007. (February Issue)

Do it yourself: A hand book for changing our world by the Trapese Collective.  Pluto Press, May 2007. (April Issue)

NEW CITIZENSHIP ACTIVISTS: Handbook for Citizenship and Civic Action, Casa de Maryland, Silver Springs, MD, http://www.casademaryland.org/newcitizenshipactivists.htm (May Issue)

The Critical Classroom:  Education for Liberation & Movement Building with Walda Katz-Fishman, Rose Brewer and Lisa Albrecht, design by Pat Rouse and graphics by Rini Templeton.  Project South, 2007, 122 pages. (August Issue)

RESOURCES FROM SOUL (The School for Unity and Liberation): Training for Trainers Manual, Global Justice Training Manual: Political Education Against the War, A School To Build A Movement: Political Education Workshop Manual, Building Power Sharpening Minds, Support & Accountability: SOUL's Organizational Development and Supervision Model, and Youth Organizing for Community Power: Organizing Skills Training Manual  http://www.youthec.org/soul/soul_sec/resources/re-free_training.html (August Issue)

Weaving Threads of Justice: Highlander Center's 75th Anniversary Book of Years Available from www.highlandercenter.org. (September Issue)

Rising Tide of Climate Control: Resource Packet and Tour Documentation for Trainers and Facilitators http://risingtide.org.uk/pdfs/RTNAtour.pdf (October-November Issue)

 

2006

 
BRIDGE/PUENTE: Supplementary Edition: Spanish Handout Translation/Eduición Suplementaria: Versión en Español by/por Eunice Hyunhye Cho, Francisco Argüelles Paz y Puente, Miriam Ching Yoon Louie, and/y Sasha Khokha. National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, 2005, 62 pages.  www.nnirr.org   (This booklet of handouts in Spanish for the activities in the popular education manual on immigration, BRIDGE: Building a Race and Immigration Dialogue in the Global Economy, is a welcome addition for the highly respected publication.  (See Sept 2004 issue) for a review of the manual.  The supplement was also published in Korean. (See Jan issue)
 
COLOR OF WEALTH, THE: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide
by Meizhu Lui, Barbara Robles, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Rose Brewer, Rebecca Adamson, The New Press, 336 pages, 2006.  (Also order a ready-made workshop eith flipcharts and trainer's guide directly from United for a Fair Economy.  To order visit https://faireconomy.org/order/workshops_order.html  (See June-July issue)
 
DANCING ON LIVE EMBERS: Challenging Racism in Organizations
by Barb Thomas, Tina Lopes, Margie Adam, Between the Lines, 2006, 416 pages (see Jan, Feb, and Mar issues)
 
DEFENDING JUSTICE: AN ACTIVIST RESOURCE KIT
, edited by Palak Shah.  Political Research Association, p.264, 2005.  the kit is also published and available as downloads with additional valuable materials, for example, a series of Fact Sheets, at http://www.publiceye.org/defendingjustice/index.html. (See Mar issue)
 
ENGAGE: Exploring Nonviolent Living
by Laura Slatery, Ken Butigan, Veronica Pelicaric, and Ken preston. Pace e Pene, 2005. (See Aug issue)
 
ENOUGH BLOOD SHED: 101 Solutions To Violence, Terror and War
by Mary-Wynne Ashford with Guy Dauncey.  New Society Publishers, 2006, 271pp. http://www.newsociety.com/  (See Sept issue)
 
GRASS ROOTS BIOGRAPHIES: The Activist Series
by Terry Barber. Grass Roots Press, 2006. (See Oct-Nov issue)
 
INNOVATIVE APPROACHES FOR TEACHING COMMUNITY ORGANIZING SKILLs
edited by Donna Hardina.  The Haworth Press, 2000, 114 pages.  (Co-published simultaneously as Journal of Community Practice, Vol 7 No 1) (See Jan issue)
 
LEARNING AND SOCIAL DIFFERENCE: Challenges for Public Education and Critical Pedagogy
by Carmel Borg and Peter Mayo. Paradigm Publishers, 2006, 218 pages. (See Aug issue)
 
MOBILIZE THE IMMIGRANT VOTE TOOLKIT FOR MOVEMENT-BUILDING ELECTORAL ORGANIZING developed by Partnership for Immigrant Leadership and Action, 2006, 300 pages. (See Aug issue)
 
NOW WE READ, WE SEE, WE SPEAK: Portrait of Literacy Development in an Adult Freirean-Based Class
, by Victoria Purcell-Gates, Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc Inc., 2000, 256 pages. (See June-July issue)
 
POLITICS THE WELLSTONE WAY: How To Elect Progressive Candidates and Win on Issues
by Wellstone Action (edited by Bill Lofy).  University of Minnesota Press, 2005, 222 pages.
 
TEACHING DEFIANCE: Stories And Strategies For Activist Educators,
by Michael Newman Jossey Bass, 2006.
 
THROUGH THE LENS OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: Using the Change Agent in Adult Education
, edited by Andy Nash. New England Literacy Resource Center/ World Education, 200 pp., 2006  http://www.nelrc.org/  (See Sept issue)
 
UN NUEVO TEJIDO DEL PODER, LOS PUEBLOS Y LA POLÍTICA
: Guía de Acción para la Incidencia y la Participación Ciudadana,
the Spanish version of the action guide, A NEW WEAVE OF POWER, PEOPLE & POLITICS, called and is available through ActionAid Guatemala at: http://www.actionaidguatemala.org/espa%F1ol/Home/homepage.htm (See Feb issue)
 
WILD FIRE: Art As Activism
Edited by Deborah Barndt. Sumach Press, 2006 (See Aug issue)

2005

January: Power Tools

Power Tools: A Manual for Organizations Fighting for Justice, Produced by Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE)/ The Environment and Economic Justice Project (EEJP) with AGENDA, The Los Angeles Metropolitan Alliance, and CIPHER, Los Angeles. (Includes CD)

February: Ah-Hah!

AH-HAH! A New Approach to Popular Education by GATT-fly. Between the Lines, 1982.

March: Civic Participation and Literacy

Civic Participation and Community Action Sourcebook: A Resource for Adult Educators edited by Andy Nash. New England Literacy Resource Center, 1999. http://literacytech.worlded.org/docs/vera/index1.htm

April: Troublemaking At Work

A Troublemaker's Handbook 2: How To Fight Back Where You Work­And Win!, Edited by Jane Slaughter. Labor Notes Books, Detroit 2005

May: Building Democracy

It Ain't Just About a Vote: Defining Democracy for Movement Building - A Popular Education Toolkit written by Dan Horowitx de Garcia. Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty & Genocide, 2004, 63 pages. (Order at www.projectsouth.org.)

Defending Democracy: An Activist Resource Kit. Political Research Associates, 2001, 136 pages. (Order from bookstore at www.highlandercenter.org. )

June-July: ESL and Literacy

Problem Posing at Work Popular Educator's Guide by Nina Wallerstein and Elsa Auerbach. Grass Roots Press, 2004, 118 pages. http://www.literacyservices.com/

August: Globalization

Today's Globalization: A Toolkit for Popular Education In Your Community, Second Edition, by Project South Staff and Board. Project South, 2005

September: Community Organizing 3

Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy by Rinku Sen. Jossey-Bass, 2003, 211 pages.

October: Advocacy and Activism

Advocacy for Social Justice: A Global Action and Reflection Guide by David Cohen, Rosa de la Vega, and Gabrielle Watson. Kumarian Press, 2001, 346 pages

An Action A Day Keeps Global Capitalism Away by Mike Hudema. Between the Lines, 2004, 131 pages

The Democracy Owners' Manual: A Practical Guide to Changing the World by Jim Schultz. Rutgers University Press, 2000, 240 pages.

Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements by Bill Moyer; with JoAnn McAllister, Mary Lou Finley and Steven Soifer. New Society Publishers, 2001, 227 pages.

Students Against Sweatshops by Liza Featherstone and United Students Against Sweatshops. Verso, 2002, 120 pages.

November: Information on Resources

Politics the Wellstone Way: How To Elect Progressive Candidates and Win on Issues by Wellstone Action (edited by Bill Lofy). University of Minnesota Press, 2005, 222 pages.

Training for Transformation, A Handbook for Community Workers, Books 1-4 by Anne Hope and Sally Timmel

Reclaiming the Ivory Tower: Organizing Adjuncts to Change Higher Education by Joe Berry www.reclaimingtheivorytower.org

2004

Community Organizing, Part 2 - Youth
The CO/MOTION Guide to Youth-Led Social Change by Leigh Dingerson and Sarah H. Hay. Alliance for Justice, 1998 Be the Difference: A Beginners Guide to Changing the World by Danny Seo; foreword by Deepak Chopra. New Society Publishers, 2001.

Music and Popular Education
Elders' Wisdom, Children's Song by Larry Long and Jim Fanning, photography by Andrew Goetz. Sing Out!, Box 5253, Bethlehem, PA 18015-0253
Heart, Mind & Soul: Learning From Song by Mae Shaw and Tony Mitchell. NAICE, 2003

Media
Grassroots Journalism : A Practical Manual for Doing the Kind of Newswriting that Doesn't Just Get People Angry, But Active --That Doesn't Just Inform, But Inspires by Eesha Williams. Apex Press, 2000.
Making Sense of the Media: A Handbook of Popular Education Techniques by Eleonora Castaño Ferreira and João Castaño Ferreira. Monthly Review Press, 1997, 124 pages.

Training For Transformation (more)
Training For Transformation: A Handbook for Community Workers, Book 1, Book Two, and Book Three, Revised Edition by Sally Timmel and Anne Hope. Mambo Press, Zimbabwe, 1995.
Partners Companion To Training For Transformation compiled and written by Maureen Sheehy. Partners Training for Transformation, Dublin, 2001.

Immigrant and Refugee Rights
BRIDGE: Building a Race and Immigration Dialogue in the Global Economy- A Popular Education Resource for Immigrant & Refugee Community Organizers by Eunice Hyunhye Cho, Francisco Arguelles Paz a Punte, Miriam Ching Yoon Louie, and Sasha Khokha. National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, 2004, 305 pages.

Human Rights
All published by The Human Rights Resource Center at the University of Minnesota.

Human Rights Education Series Book 5 - Lifting the Spirit: Human Rights and Freedom of Religion or Belief (created by 17 contributors)
Human Rights Here and Now: Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Nancy Flowers, ed.
Human Rights Education Series Book 1 - Economic & Social Justice: A Human Rights Perspective by David Shiman.
Human Rights Education Series Book 2 - Raising Children with Roots, Rights & Responsibilities by Lori DuPont, Joanne Foley, and Annette Gagliardi.
Human Rights Education Series Book 3 - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Rights: A Human Rights Perspective by David Donahue.
Human Rights Education Series Book 4 - The Human Rights Education Handbook: Effective Practices for Learning, Action, and Change, Nancy Flowers, ed. with Marcia Bernbaum, Kristi Rudelius-Palmer, and Joel Tolman.

Weaving Popular Education and Community Organizing
A New Weave of Power, People & Politics: The Action Guide for Advocacy and Citizen Participation by Lisa Veneklasen with Valerie Miller World Neighbor Publications, 2002, 346 pages.

2003

Best Popular Education Book
Educating for a Change by Rick Arnold, Bev Burke, Carl James, D'Arcy Martin, and Barb Thomas Toronto Between the Lines Press, 1991.

Popular Education for Movement Building
Popular Education for Movement Building A Project South Resource Guide, Volume II. Georgia Project South, 2001

Popular Education for Unions
Education for Changing Unions by Bev Burke, Jojo Geronimo, D'Arcy Martin, Barb Thomas, and Carol Wall. Between the Lines Press, Toronto, 2003
Teaching for Change: Popular Education and the Labor Movement edited by Linda Delp, Miranda Outman-Kramer, Susan J. Schurman, and Kent Wong. UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, 2002

Environmental Popular Education
The Nature of Transformation Environmental, Adult and Popular Education, Second Edition by Darlene E. Clover, Shirley Follen, and Budd Hall, 2000.

Popular Education Classics
Counting Our Victories Popular Education and Community Organizing by Denise Nadeau. Repeal the Deal Productions, 1996.
Naming the Moment Political Analysis for Action - A Manual for Community Groups by Deborah Barndt with Carlos Freire, Illustrator. The Moment Project, Jesuit Centre for Social Faith, Toronto 1989.
AH-HAH! A New Approach to Popular Education by GATT-fly. Between the Lines, 1982.

Kingian Nonviolence
The Leader's Manual A Structured Guide and Introduction - Kingian Nonviolence The Philosophy and Methodology by Bernard LaFayette, Jr. and David C. Jensen, IHRR Publications, 1996, 154 pages.
The Community Leader's Workbook The Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Program Strategies for Responding to Conflict and Violence by Bernard LaFayette, Jr. and David C. Jensen, IHRR Publications, 1998, 80 pages.

Popular Economics Education (more)
Economics Education: Building a Movement for Global Economic Justice Mary Zerkel, ed. American Friends Service Committee, 2001, 90 pages.
A Very Popular Economic Education Sampler Compiled by the Highlander Research and Education Center

Anti-racist Popular Education
Teach Me To Thunder A Training Manual For Anti-Racism Trainers by Alma Estable, Mechthild Meyer and Gordon Pon. From the Margin Publishing & the Canadian Labour Congress, 1997.
Training For Transformation A Handbook For Community Workers, Book 4, by Anne Hope and Sally Timmel. International Technology Development Group, 1999.

Women and the Economy
Starting With Women's Lives Changing Today's Economy - A Facilitators Guide to a Visual Workshop Methodology by Suzanne Doerge and Bev Burke. Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada and the Canadian Labour Congress. 2000.

Popular Theater
Ready for Action: A Popular Theatre Popular Education Manual by Jennifer Anderson, Jennifer Michol, Joshua Silverberg. Waterloo Public Interest Research Group (WPIRG), (Reprinted by the Catalyst Centre), 1994.

Community Organizing, Part 1
Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements by Bill Moyer; with JoAnn McAllister, Mary Lou Finley and Steven Soifer. New Society Publishers, 2001, 227 pages.