Marshall Ganz Courses at Harvard University – List of Recommended Videos and Readings



A list of videos and readings from Marshall Ganz's courses at Harvard University about organizing and social change.


A collation of some of the readings and videos from Professor Marshall Ganz’s courses at Harvard University.


Adichie, Chimamanda. “TEDx Talks: The Danger of the Single Story”, July 2009

Beydoun, Amal. “Story of Self” (2012). (1:56)

Brown, Jacquinette. “Jacquinette’s Story: Linked Public Narrative” (2014)

Croft, James. “6.12 Seconds” (2010). (5:16)

Living Wage Debate Comes to Harvard (42 mins)

Obama, Michelle and Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Convention, July 2016, 10:39 (The importance of the “moment” in narrative is illustrated by the comparative videos of Michelle Obama, who speaks in moments, and Hillary Clinton, who doesn’t, at the 2016 Democratic Convention)


Obama, Barack, “South Carolina House Meeting”, youtube video, (2007)


Obama, Barack, “Reflections on a House Meeting”, youtube video, (2007)


Murthy, Vivek – Story of Self: Gold Foundation Golden Thread Gala, 2016. (4:33)


Resistance School. “Coaching Story of Self: How to Coach Public Narrative.” 2017


Resistance School. “Session Three: How to Structure and Build Capacity for Action,” Video, (2017). (50:00-1:32:19)

Resistance School. “Dos and Don’ts of Public Narrative: How to Coach Public Narrative Lesson 1” (2017). (8:19)


Resistance School. How to Build a Team (2017) Lesson 1 below. Access Lessons 1 – 12


RSA, The Empathic Civilisation, J. Rifkin, RSA Animate, UK [10 minutes]


Six Minutes: Community Organizing in Amman, Jordan, Video (2017)


  • Addams, Jane . “Chapters 4-5” in Twenty Years at Hull House, (1912), (pp.60-89)
  • Adler, Ben. “The inside story of how the Keystone fight was won”, Grist, November 6, 2015
  • Advocacy In Restricted Spaces: A Toolkit For Civil Society Organizations, Lifeline, 2020.
  • Alderfer, Clayton. “Chapter 2, Theory” Existence, Relatedness and Growth, (1972), (pp.6-13)
  • Alderfer, C. (1972), Existence, Relatedness and Growth. (New York, Free Press)
  • Alexander, Michelle “We Are Not the Resistance”, The New York Times, Sept. 21, 2018.
  • Alinsky, Saul. “Chapter 1” Reveille for Radicals, (1989), (pp.3-23).
  • Alinsky, Saul “Chapter 5, Native Leadership,”, Reveille for Radicals, (1989), (pp.64-75).
  • Alinsky, Saul. “A Word About Words,” in Rules for Radicals, (p.48-62).
  • Alinsky, Saul. “Rules for Radicals, Tactics” (1989), (pp. 126-136, 148-155, 158-161).
  • Alinsky, Saul., “Chapter 11” in Reveille for Radicals (October 1989), (pp.190-204).
  • Aristotle. “Book 2, Chapter 1-2” in Politica (pp.1127-1130).
  • Australia Coaching Guide, “Coaching as a Leadership Practice,” (2020), (pp. 14-22).
  • Australia Coaching Guide, “Building Leadership Teams,” (2020), (pp. 42-49)
  • Battistoni, Alyssa. “Spadework: On Political Organizing” N+1, Issue 34:Headcase, Spring 2019.
  • Bible, The. “Book of Samuel, Chapter 17, Verses 4-49”.
  • Blau, Peter M. “Introduction” in Exchange and Power in Social Life (1964), (pp. 1-11).
  • Bobo, Kim. “Chapter 5, A Guide to Tactics” in Organizing for Social Change, (1991), (pp.34-41)
  • Bobo, Kim. “Chapter 7, Designing Actions” in Organizing for Social Change, (1991), (pp.48-53)
  • Bobo, Kim. “Chapter 19, Grassroots Fundraising,” in Organizing for Social Change, (1991), (pp. 241-251)
  • Bock-Hughes, Tristan. “The Bernie Sanders Campaign Should Have Gone Further,” Jacobin, June 23, 2020
  • Bond, Becky; Exley, Zack. “Rule 7: The Revolution Will Be Funded – by Small Donations”, in Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything, (2016), pp 64 – 71
  • Bond, Becky; Exley, Zack. “Rule 8: Barnstorm”, Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything, (2016), pp, 72-82.
  • Branch, Taylor.,”Chapter 4, First Trombone” in Parting the Waters, (1998), (pp.120-142)
  • Branch, Taylor. “Chapter 5, The Montgomery Bus Boycott,” in Parting the Waters (1998), (pp.143 -205).
  • Brandzell, Ben. “What Malcolm Gladwell Missed About Online Organizing and Creating Big Change”, in The Nation, November 15, 2010
  • Brown, A.D. “A Narrative Approach to Collective Identities” Journal of Management Studies, 43:4, June 2006, p. 731 – 753. This development of an organizational identity narrative
  • Bruner, Jerome “Two Modes of Thought”, Chapter 2 in Actual Minds, Possible Worlds (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986), p.11 – 25
  • Bruner, Jerome (1990), Acts of Meaning. (Cambridge, Harvard University Press).
  • Bruner, Jerome. “Chapter 1, The Proper Study of Man” in Acts of Meaning, (1990), (pp.24-30).
  • Bruner, Jerome. “The Narrative Creation of Self” in Making Stories: Law, Literature, Life,(2002), (pp.63-76)
  • Bruner and Amsterdam, “Chapter 9, Race, the Court and America’s Dialectic”, Minding the Law, (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000), (pp.246-281). Continuity narrative (Plessey), Change narrative (Brown).
  • Burns, James McGregor. “Chapter 2, The Structure of Moral Leadership” in Leadership, (1978), (pp.29-46)
  • Callahan, Kathe, et al, “War Narratives: Framing Our Understanding of the War on Terror”, Public Administration Review, July/August, 2006, (pp. 554 – 568).
  • Chavez, Cesar “The Organizer’s Tale,” Ramparts Magazine, (July 1966), (pp.43-50)
  • Chenoweth, Erica; Stephan, Maria J., “Chapter One: The Success of Nonviolent Resistance Campaigns” in Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict (pp.3-29)
  • Chenoweth, Erica; Stephan, Maria J. “Chapter Two: The Primacy of Participation in Nonviolent Resistance” in Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflicts (pp.30-61)
  • Chenoweth, E.; Choi-Fitzpatrick, A.; Pressman, J.; Santos, F. G.; Ulfelder, J. “Methods of Dissent & Collective Action Under COVID: A Crowdsourced List.” Crowd Counting Consortium, (2020)
  • Chenoweth, Erica. “The Future of Nonviolent Resistance,” Journal of Democracy, July 2020, Volume 31, Issue 3 (pp. 69 – 84)
  • Christens, Brian D.; Tran Inzeo, Paula. “Widening the view: situating collective impact among frameworks for community-led change”, in Community Development Vol. 46, No. 4, (2015), (pp. 420-435)
  • Columbia, SC Rally, “Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey Rally” Video, (2007).
  • Commons Social Change Library. “Tactics in a time of physical distancing: Examples from around the world
  • Coser, Lewis. “Chapter 12, Conclusion”, The Functions of Social Conflict, (New York: Free Press, 1956). (pp 151-157).
  • Cuoto, Richard A. “Narrative, Free Space, and Political Leadership in Social Movements”, The Journal of Politics, Vol.55. No.1 (February, 1993), (pp. 57-79)
  • De Tocqueville, Alexis. Democracy in America, “Chapters 2-6” in Democracy in America, Volume II, Part II, (2010), (pp.506-517).
  • Dweck, Carol. “The Mindset (Chapter 1)”, in Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (2006), (pp.11-27)
  • Emerson, Richard. “Power-Dependence Relations: Two Experiments” in Sociometry, vol. 27, No. 3, (1964) (pp. 282-298).
  • Evans, Jonah. Organizer’s Journey Handout, 2012.
  • Fischer, Louis. “Chapter 31, Drama at the Seashore” in The Life of Mahatma Gandhi, (pp.263 -275). (H) Spodek, Howard. “The Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in India: Feminist, Ghandhian Power in Development”, Economic Development and Cultural Change Vol. 43, Oct 1994, (pp.193-202)
  • Fischer, Louis. “Chapter 31, “Drama at the Seashore” in The Life of Mahatma Gandhi, (1950), (pp. 263 – 275)
  • Fiske, Susan and Shelly E. Taylor, (1991), Social Cognition, Chapter 6, “Social Schemata”, (pp.139-42, 171-81), (New York, McGraw-Hill.)
  • Fleisher, David. “How We Can Reduce Prejudice with a Conversation” TedX Midatlantic, (Jan. 25, 2017), (16:51)
  • Freeman, Jo. “The Tyranny of Structurelessness,” in Berkeley Journal of Sociology, (1970), (pp.1-8).
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Organizing Notes: What is Organizing?”
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Resources and Resourcefulness: Strategic Capacity in the Unionization of California Agriculture, 1959-1966”, in American Journal of Sociology, (January 2000), (pp.1003-1005; 1019-1044)
  • Ganz, Marshall. “The Power of Story in Social Movements”, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, 2001, 13 pp. [10 pages]
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Why Stories Matter: The Art and Craft of Social Change” Sojourners, Vol 38, Issue 3, (March 2009), (pp. 16-17,19-21).
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Leading Change: Leadership, Organization, and Social Movements”, Chapter 19 in Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice, Nohria and Khurana; HBS Press, (2010), (pp. 1-45)
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Public Narrative, Collective Action, and Power,” Chapter 18 in Accountability Through Public Opinion: From Inertia to Public Action, Edited by Sina Odugbemi and Taeku Lee (Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2011), p. 273-289.
  • Ganz, Marshall, “Concepts of Power”, Gettysburg Project, (2014), pp. 1-5.
  • Ganz, Marshall; Wageman, Ruth “Coaching as a Leadership Practice”, (2014),(pp. 1-6)
  • Ganz, Marshall; Kay, Tamara; and Spicer, Jason. “Social Enterprise is not Social Change” (2018), (pp 59-60)
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Organizing Notes: Relationships”, (2018), (pp. 59-73).
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Organizing Notes: Structuring Leadership Teams” (2019), (pp. 74-87)
  • Ganz, Marshall; Reyes, Art, III. “Reclaiming Civil Society”, SSIR, 2020. (pp.6-9)
  • Ganz, Marshall. “Organizing Notes: Notes on Tactics, Charts, Questions” (2021)
  • Gandhi, Mohandas (1957), An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth, (Boston, Beacon Press.)
  • Gaventa, John. “Chapter 1, Power and Participation” in Power and Powerlessness: Quiescence and Rebellion in an Appalachian Valley, (pp.3-32).
  • Gecan, Michael. “Chapter 10, Three Public Cultures”, in Going Public, (2004), (pp.151-166).
  • Gersick, Connie. “Pacing Strategic Change: The Case of a New Venture,” Academy of Management Journal, (February 1994), (pp.36-42).
  • Gladwell, Malcolm. “Six Degrees of Lois Weisberg,” in The New Yorker, (January 11, 1999), (pp. 52-63).
  • Gladwell, Malcolm. “Small Change: Why The Revolution Will Not be Tweeted”, in The New Yorker, October 4, 2010.
  • Giridharadas, Anand. “Real Change Requires Politics”, The New York Times, Jul. 15, 2011.
  • Goffman, Erving. “On face-work: an analysis of ritual elements in social interaction” in Interpersonal Dynamics,. (1955), (pp. 213-225, 229-231)
  • Granovetter, Mark. “The Strength of Weak Ties” American Sociological Review, 78:6 (2001), (pp. 1360-79)
  • Grant, Gabriel; Ahronowitz, Iris. “The Living Wage Debate Comes to Harvard” (A) (10 pages), Kennedy School of Government, (2002).
  • Grant, Gabriel; Ahronowitz, Iris. “The Living Wage Debate Comes to Harvard”; Kennedy School of Government, (2002)
  • Guttenplan, D.D. “The Labor Movement Must Learn These Lessons from the Election: An interview with Jane McAlevey,” The Nation, February 7, 2017
  • Hackman, Richard; Wageman, Ruth. “A Theory of Team Coaching”, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 30, No 2 (Apr. 2005), (pp. 269 – 287).
  • Hackman, J. Richard. “Nobody on the Podium: Lessons on Leadership from the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra,” (Jan. 17, 2014)
  • Hackman, Richard. “Designing Work for Individuals and for Groups”, adapted from J.R. Hackman, Work Design in J.R. Hackman & J.L. Suttle (Eds.) Improving Life at work: Behavioral science approaches to organizational change. Santa Monica: Goodyear Publishing Company, (1977). (pp. 242-255). (P) Please take special note of pages 242-244, and 248-250 and the Job Characteristics Model and how to use it.
  • Han, Hahrie. “Introduction”, in How Organizations Develop Activists, (2014), (pp. 1-28).
  • Hanh, Thich Nhat. “The Raft is Not the Shore” in Thundering Silence: Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Catch a Snake, (pp.30-33). 2001
  • Hanh, Thich Nhat. “The Raft is Not the Shore” Thundering Silence: Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Catch a Snake, (Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 1994), p. 30-33. [4 pages]
  • Heifetz, Ronald A. “Chapter 1, Values in Leadership”, Leadership Without Easy Answers, (1994), (pp. 13- 27)
  • Heifetz, Ronald. “Chapter 11, The Personal Challenge,” in Leadership Without Easy Answers, (1994), (pp.250-276)
  • Hirschhorn, Larry; May, Linda. “The Campaign Approach to Change”, Change Magazine, (May/June 2000), pp. 30-37
  • Hirschman, Albert O. (1984), “Against Parsimony: Three Easy Ways of Complicating Some Categories of Economic Discourse”, American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings
  • Hobbs, Michael. “The Myth of the Ethical Shopper”, Huffington Post, July 15, 2015
  • Isquith, Elias “Neoliberalism Poisons Everything: How Free Market Mania Threatens Education and Democracy: Wendy Brown’s Undoing the Demos”, Salon, June 15, 2015
  • Janis, Irving L. “Groupthink”, in Psychology Today, (November 1971), (pp. 43-44, 46, 74-76)
  • Jovanovic, Vladica. “Understanding Impact GA Serbia Notes”, based on a talk by Marshall Ganz at the Global Affiliates Gathering in Serbia March 2015.
  • Kahn, Si., “Chapter 8 “Strategy,” in Organizing (1982), (pp.155-174).
  • Kahn, Si. “Chapter 3, Organizations,” in Organizing A Guide for Grassroots Leaders. (1982), (pp. 55-77).
  • Karpf, David . “Chapter 1, Will the Revolution be A/B-Tested?”, Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy (2016), (pp. 1-26)
  • Kearney, Richard. On Stories: Thinking in Action (New York: Routledge, 2006)
  • Keen, Suzanne. “A Theory of Narrative Empathy”, Narrative, Vol. 14, #3, October 2006, pp 207-236
  • Kennedy School Case 2070.1: Six Minutes: Community Organizing in Amman, Jordan, (2016)
  • Kierkegaard, Soren. “What it Means to Seek God [The Storm is Knowledge Changed When It Is Applied?” from Thoughts on Crucial Situations in Human Life (1941)
  • Langer, Ellen. “Mindful Learning”, Current Directions in Psychological Science, Vol. 9, Number 6, (December 2000), (pp.220-223)
  • Langer, Ellen., “Chapter 8, Mindfulness on the Job,” in Mindfulness (2014), (pp.133-148)
  • Langer, Ellen J. (1989), Mindfulness (Cambridge: Perseus Books); (1998) The Power of Mindful Learning, (Cambridge, Perseus Books).
  • LCN House Meeting Guide, 2020
  • Levine, Peter; McKenna, Liz. “The ISAIAH Trash Referendum” SNF Agora Institute (2020)
  • Levy, Jacques. “Cesar Chavez, Prologue” (2007), (pp. xxi-xxv)
  • Levy, Jacques. “Boycott Grapes” in Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa. (2007) (pp.263-271)
  • Levy, Jacques.“The Miracle of the Fast”, n Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa. (2007), (pp. 272-293)
  • Levy, Jacques E; Chavez, Caesar; Ross, Fred; Levy, Jacqueline M. “Book IV, Book V, Victory in the Vineyards,” Chapters 6-14, (2007), (pp.294-325)
  • Levy, Pema. “The Secret to Beating Trump Lies With You and Your Friends” in Mother Jones, (November-December 2020)
  • Loomer, Bernard M. “Two Kinds of Power,” The D.R. Sharpe Lecture on Social Ethics, October 29, 1975, Criterion, Vol. 15, No.1, 1976 (pp.10-29)
  • Marcus, George. The Sentimental Citizen: Emotion in Democratic Politics (University Park: Penn State University Press, 2002).
  • Mandela, Nelson. “Chapter 14” Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela, (1995), (pp. 121-140)
  • Marcus, George. “Chapter 4, Becoming Reacquainted with Emotion” in The Sentimental Citizen: Emotion in Democratic Politics, (2002),” (pp.49-78)
  • McAdams, Dan P. and Philip J. Bowman, “Chapter 1: Narrating Life’s Turning Points: Redemption and Contamination,” Turns in the Road: Narrative Studies of Lives in Transition, (Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2001), (pp. 3-34).
  • McAlvey, Jane . “Chapter 4, Round One” in Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement, (2012), (pp.110-141).
  • McAlevey, Jane. “Table 1.1, Advocacy, Mobilizing, and Organizing”, in No Short Cuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age, (2016), (pp.9-12)
  • McAlevey, Jane. “Chapter 6, Make the Road New York”, No Short Cuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age, (2016), pp.179 – 198
  • McKee, Robert. Chapter 2, “The Structure Spectrum”, (p. 31-42); Chapter 7, “The Substance of Story”, (p. 145 – 152); Chapter 8, “The Inciting Incident” (p. 189-197), and Chapter 13, “Crisis, Climax, Resolution” (p. 303 – 314), in Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting (Harper Collins, 1997).
  • McKenna, Elizabeth; Han, Hahrie. “Chapter 4, Building in Depth by Investing in Relationships” in Groundbreakers: How Obama’s 2.2 Million Volunteers Transformed Campaigning in America (2015), pp. 89-129
  • McKenna, Liz; Han, Hahrie. “Chapter 5, Creating a Structure to Share Responsibility” Groundbreakers: How Obama’s 2.2 million Volunteers Transformed Campaigning in America, (pp.130 – 152).
  • McKenna, Liz; Han, Hahrie. “Chapter 6, Using Metrics to Get to Scale” in Groundbreakers: How Obama’s 2.2 Million Volunteers Transformed Campaigning in America,” p.153 – 182.
  • McKnight, John. “Services are Bad for People, You’re either a Citizen or a Client” (pp.41-44)
  • McCollom, Marion. “Chapter 2, Group Formation: Boundaries, Leadership and Culture” Groups in Context: A New Perspective on Group Dynamics, edited by Marion McCollum and Jonathon Gillette. in, Lanham MD: University Press of America, (1995), (pp.34-48)
  • Middlekauff, Robert.”Chapter 11, Resolution,” in The Glorious Cause (1982), (pp.221-239).
  • Miller, Jean Baker “Women’s Growth in Connection: Writings from the Stone Center”, Chapter 11 in Women and Power (1991), (pp.197-205).
  • Mintzberg, Henry. “Crafting Strategy,” Harvard Business Review, (July 1987), (pp. 66-74).
  • Moreland, Richard L. “The Formation of Small Groups”, in Group Processes, edited by Kendrick, C. (1987), (pp. 80-105)
  • New Tactics in Human Rights Organization, The (makes a very useful website of both online and offline tactical ideas)
  • Nikolayenko, Oleana. “Origins of the Movement’s Strategy: The Case of Serbia’s Otpor” in International Political Science Review (2012) (pp. 1 -19)
  • Nussbaum, Martha. “Chapter 1: Emotions and Judgments of Value”, in Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions, (2001), (pp. 19-33)
  • Oliver, Pameral E.; Marwell, Gerald. “Chapter 11, Mobilizing Technologies for Collective Action,” Frontiers in Social Movement Theory, (pp 251-271)
  • Open Democracy (For more international examples of organizing, you can browse news stories by world region)
  • Payne, Charles M. “Chapter 8: Slow and Respectful Work” in I’ve Got the Light of Freedom, (1995), (pp.236-264)
  • Petersson, Jordan (1999), Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief. (New York, Routledge)
  • Polletta, Francesca. “Ways of Knowing and Stories Worth Telling,” It Was Like A Fever: Storytelling in Protest and Politics, (Chicago: University of Chicago, 2006), (pp. 109- 140).
  • Putnam, Robert D. “Chapter 6: Social Capital and Institutional Success” in Making Democracy Work, (1993), (pp. 163-185)
  • Reed, Ralph “Chapter 13, Miracle at the Grassroots,” in Politically Incorrect, (1994) (pp.189-202)
  • Reed, Ralph “Chapter 17, What is Right about America: How You Can Make a Difference,” in Politically Incorrect. (1994), (pp.249-267)
  • Rewa, Jeanne; Hunter, Daniel. “Leading Groups Online” (2020)
  • Reyes, Oscar; Russell, Bertie. “Eight lessons from Barcelona en Comú on how to Take Back Control” Open Democracy (2017)
  • Rifkin, Nathaniel, “160,000 Organizers: The 2020 Biden-Harris National Distributed Organizing Program”, The Distro, Dec 15, 2020.
  • Rogers, Mary Beth . “Chapter 11, Leave Them Alone. They’re Mexicans,” in Cold Anger,(1990), (pp.105- 126).
  • Rondeau, Kris; McKenzie,Gladys. “A Woman’s Way of Organizing” Labor Research Review #18, (1991), (pp. 45-59)
  • Rothstein, Richard. “The Making of Ferguson”, American Prospect, Fall 2014
  • Schattschneider, EE. “Introduction” in The Semisovereign People, A Realists View of Democracy in America, (1975), (pp. xii-xvii).
  • Schattschneider, EE. “ “The Contagiousness of Conflict” in The Semisovereign People, A Realists View of Democracy in America(1975), (pp. 1-19)
  • Schon, Donald (1984), The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think in Action, Chapter 2, “From Technical Rationality to Reflection-in-Action” (pp.49-69), (New York, Basic Books)
  • Scott, James, Chapter 1, “Behind the Official Story” (pp. 1-16), Chapter 2, “Domination, Acting and Fantasy” (pp. 17-44) in Domination and the Arts of Resistance (New Haven: Yale, 1990)
  • Sharp, Gene. “198 Methods of nonviolent Protest and Persuasion”, The Politics of Nonviolent Action, (1973)
  • Sierra Club, Leadership Development Project Participant Guide, “LDP Coaching your Leadership Team” Sierra Club, (2007)
  • Sifry, Micah “From Textathons To Black Joy: How Color Of Change Is Re-imagining Organizing,” in Civicist, Oct. 25, 2019
  • Sifry, Micah L. “the Loneliness of the Resistance Protester” in The New Republic, (Jan. 15, 2020)
  • Sifry, Micah, “Empowered or Entasked? Distributed Organizing’s Unfilled Potential”, The Connector, Dec 22, 2020.
  • Simmons, Ian. “On One-to-Ones,” in The Next Steps of Organizing: Putting Theory into Action, Sociology 91r Seminar, (1998), (pp. 12-15) (1998).
  • Simon, Harvey. “Orange Hats of Fairlawn: A Washington DC Neighborhood Battles Drugs,” Kennedy School Case C16-91-1034(1991), (pp.1-18).
  • Sitkin, Sim B. “Learning through Failure: The Strategy of Small Losses” Research in Organizational Behavior, Vol.14, 1992, (pp.231-256).
  • Skocpol, Theda; Ganz, Marshall; Munson, Ziad. “Nation of Organizers: The Institutional Origins of Civic Voluntarism in the United States” in American Political Science Review, (September 2000)
  • Skocpol, Theda. “Chapter 7, Reinventing American Civic Democracy” in Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life (2003), (pp.254-293)
  • Smith, Kenwyn; Berg, David. “A Paradoxical Conception of Group Dynamics”, Human Relations, Vol. 40:10, (1987), (pp. 633-654).
  • Swarthmore College “The Global Nonviolent Action Database” –
  • Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta, “Five Years Later, Do Black Lives Matter?”, Jacobin, (Sep. 30, 2019).
  • Thucydides, “The Sixteenth Year – the Melian Dialogue,” The Peloponnesian Wars, Book V, Chapter 7, (pp.400-408).
  • Tolentino, Jia. “What Mutual Aid Can Do During a Pandemic”, in The New Yorker, (May 11, 2020).
  • Tufekci, Zeynep. “Preface” in Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest,” (2017), (ix-xx)
  • Voss, Kim. “Claim Making and Framing of Defeats: Interpretations of Losses by British and American Labor Activists, 1886-1895”, Challenging Authority: the Historical Study of Contentious Politics, Michael Hanagan, Leslie Page Moch, and Wayne te Brake eds., (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998), (pp. 136-148).
  • Wageman, Ruth; Nunes, Debra al. et al.. “Chapter 9, What It Takes to Make Them Great”, in Senior Leadership Teams (2008), (207-218).
  • Walls, David. “Chapter 2: Saul Alinsky and the Industrial Areas Foundation” in Community Organizing (pp.20 – 54)
  • Walls, David. “Chapter 5: New Networks Innovate” in Community Organizing (pp.92-113)
  • Warren, Mark. “Chapter 4, Bridging Communities Across Racial Lines” in Dry Bones Rattling. (2001) (98-100; 114- 123)
  • Warren, Mark; Mapp, Karen. “A Match on Dry Grass: Organizing for Great Schools in San Jose”, in A Match in Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform, (2011), pp. 33-65.
  • Warren, Mark. “Chapter 5, Deepening Multiracial Collaboration,” in Dry Bones Rattling (2001), (pp. 124-132; 152-155)
  • Warren, Dorian “Growing the Grassroots,” in Democracy, Summer 2019
  • Weir, Margaret; Ganz, Marshall . “Reconnecting People and Politics,” in The New Majority: Toward a Popular Progressive Politics, (1997), (pp.149-171)
  • Winig, Laura. “Building a Community Organizing Organization, Serbia on the Move” Kennedy School Case.,Belgrade, Serbia (2017)
  • Wortham, Jenna. “How a New Wave of Black Activists Changed the Conversation,” The New York Times, August 25, 2020
  • Yates , Joshua J. and James Davison Hunter, “Chapter 6, Fundamentalism: When History Goes Awry”, Stories of Change: Narratives and Social Movements, Joe Davis ed., (Albany: State University of New York, 2002), (pp.123- 148)
  • Zaia, Sophia; Smith, Randall. “Behind the scenes of Sunrise’s volunteer-led phone bank program.” (2021)

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