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Women Organising - Helen E. Brown

Hardcover Published: 5th December 1991
ISBN: 9780415048514
Number Of Pages: 220

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"Women Organising" is the first study to bring organization theory and the real-life experiences of women organizing together. Helen Brown uses the example of the Greystone Women's Centre in Britain to illustrate the struggles of women seeking to manage without becoming bureaucratized, to find a sense of direction without relying on leaders, to participate fully as leaders, and above all, to create a truly collective form of organization.

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"The story of Greystone's Women's Centre is both interesting in its own right and a symbol of the alternative forms of organization women have tried to build since the 1960s. The lessons from this story will be salutory for those working in organizational theory, for the critique of those theories which accompanies the story . . . is thorough and convincing." -Sara Delamont, University of Cardiff

Introduction
Collectivity, anarchism and feminist practice
Approached to the understanding of organisation
Social action, organising and leadership
Introduction to the case material
Greystone Women's Centre I: A community project
Greystone Women's Centre II: Moving out
Greystone Women's Centre III: Moving on
Creating non-hierarchical organisation
Organisation theory and non-hierarchy
Implications for feminist organising practice
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780415048514
ISBN-10: 0415048516
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 5th December 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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