Books tagged: direct action

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The Ashes of Her Shelter
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Ashes of Her Shelter is a lyrical novel, with "home" as a strong motif, about the bond between sisters, told from the unreliable viewpoint of an activist, Christine, who loves with a twisted loyalty her conventional sister Leigh-Anne. Christine by accident leads Leigh-Anne into danger and fails to protect her from bad relationships with men. The novel shows the West Coast in the 70s and 80s.
Strategy & Soul: A Campaigner's Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » North America
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Civil Disobedience - A Practical Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,650. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This is an essential practical guide to the use of civil disobedience in nonviolent resistance. The book details over 300 methods of protest and explains how to plan and manage effective, targeted campaigns. It includes a review of the very latest internet-based techniques and countermeasures that may be used to block unwelcome surveillance of peaceful protest. A "must have" for every activist.