Table of contents for Organizing for social change : a dialectic journey of theory and praxis / Michael J. Papa, Arvind Singhal, Wendy H. Papa.

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Contents
List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Plates
Preface
Chapter 1: A Dialectic Approach to Organizing for Social Change
Organizing for Social Change
	What is Organizing?
Box 1.1: Organizing a Holiday Feast
	Organizing for What Purpose
	Box 1.2: Stickball in the Bronx-Playing as Organizing
Dialectical Tensions
	Box 1.3: Leonardo da Vinci-Embracing Dialectics
	Dualisms Versus Dialectics
	Elements of Dialectics
	A Short History of the Dialectical Perspective
	Dialectics and Social Change
Contexts of Organizing for Social Change
	Grameen Bank in Bangladesh
	Dairy Cooperatives of India's National Dairy Development Board
	Entertainment-Education and Community Organizing in India
	Community Suppers in Appalachia, U.S.A.
Dialectics in Social Change Processes
	Dialectic of Control and Emancipation
	Dialectic of Oppression and Empowerment
	Dialectic of Dissemination and Dialogue
	Dialectic of Fragmentation and Unity
	Box 1.4: An Adhesive That Does Not Stick
Conclusions
Notes
Chapter 2: Dialectic of Control and Emancipation in Bangladesh's Grameen Bank
	Box 2.1: Muhammad Yunus-The Poor Man's Banker
Grameen Bank: Organizing the Poor for Social Change
	Box 2.2: Global Moneylenders
Theory of Concertive Control
	Empowerment in Organizations
	Identification in Organizations 
Disciplinary Techniques in Organizations 
Box 2.3: Concertive Control in Academia
	Rationale for Studying Concertive Control in the Grameen Bank
Methods of Data Collection 
Analyzing Data
Dialectic of Control and Emancipation in the Grameen Bank
	Concertive Control among Grameen Bank Workers
		The Team Metaphor and Identification
		Box 2.4: Atiquar Rahman-Unquestioned Dedication
		Worker Empowerment
		Box 2.5: Muhammad Sarkar-Self-Imposed Pressure
		Paradox of Sociality and Control 
		Worker Discipline
	Concertive Control among Grameen Bank Members
		Mutual Accountability, Identification, and Control
		Box 2.6: Shokhina and Rehana-Peer Pressure in Action
		Relief from Oppression
		Paradoxes of Representation, Identification, and Control
		Member Discipline
Box 2.7: The Grameen Social Change Conglomerate
Conclusions
Notes
Chapter 3: Dialectic of Oppression and Empowerment in India's Dairy Cooperatives
Social Change through Dairy Cooperatives in India
	Box 3.1: Verghese Kurien, India's Dudhwalla
	NDDB's Programs for Empowering Women Dairy Farmers
Theoretical Framing of Communicative Empowerment
	Interaction and Empowerment
	Democracy, Cooperatives, and Empowerment
	Power and Resistance
	Empowerment through Dialogue
Box 3.2: India's Women-How Equal?
 
Feminist Perspectives on Empowerment
	Cooperative Enactment, Integrative Thinking, and Connectedness
Box 3.3: Cabot Creamery in Vermont-Cooperative Enactment beyond Dairying
	Hegemony, Domination, and Resistance
Data Collection through Interviews
The Oppression and Empowerment of Women Dairy Farmers in India
	Women Dairy Farmers' Empowerment as a Communication Process
 		Communication and Health
	 	Family Decision Making and Task Allocation
 		Communicative Dynamics of Economic Empowerment
	Women Dairy Farmers' Unity and Organizing Activities
 	Women Connecting with One Another 
 		Women Helping One Another 
	 	Forming Women's Clubs 
	 	Collective Action 
	Women Dairy Farmers' Empowerment in Democratic Processes
		Making Decisions in Groups and Families
	 	Hegemony, Power, and Resistance
	Dialectic of Oppression and Empowerment among Women Dairy Farmers
		The Simultaneous Experience of Empowerment and 
			Oppression
	 	Paradox and Contradiction in Social Change
 		The Compatibility Paradox
	 	Internalizing a Belief of Incompetence
	 	Paradox of Design
		Box 3.4: The Mondragon Cooperative Corporation
Conclusions
Notes
Chapter 4: Dialectic of Dissemination and Dialogue in Rural India
	Box 4.1: Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech
Dissemination and Dialogue
Characteristics of Dissemination and Dialogue
Dissemination and Dialogue in Mass-Mediated Contexts
Dissemination and Dialogue in Small Group Contexts
Dialogic Action in Social Change
	Box 4.2: Paulo Freire-A Believer in Dialogue
Entertainment-Education and Social Change
	Disseminating Models, Sparking Community Action
The Taru Project in India
	Historical Background: From Tinka to Taru
	On-Air and On-Ground Interventions
	Taru's Story
	Researching Taru 
	
The Dialectic of Dissemination and Dialogue in Taru
	Parasocial Interaction and Modeling in Taru
	Dialogue and Conversations
 	Collective Efficacy and Actions Stimulated through Dialogue
	The Reflexive Turn from Dialogue to Dissemination
	Power, Resistance, and Paradoxical Behaviors
	Box 4.3: Minga Peru-Dissemination and Dialogue in the Amazonian Rainforest
Conclusions
Notes
Chapter 5. Dialectic of Fragmentation and Unity in Rural Appalachia 
Poverty, Hunger, and Homelessness in America
	Hunger in America
	Box 5.1: Micky Weiss and Food Recovery
	Homelessness in America
	Box 5.2: Barbara Ehrenreich-On Not Getting By in America
Fragmentation and Unity in Organizing the Poor 
	Community
	Fragmentation
	Unity
Our Research Site and Data
	Interviews and Informal Conversations
	Good Works' Community Suppers
	Box 5.3: Keith Wasserman and Good Works
The Dialectic of Fragmentation and Unity in Community Suppers
	Communication and Unity
		Selfless Service and Unity
		Spirituality and Unity
		Reconnecting the Isolated
		Building Networks of Support among the Homeless
		Box 5.4: StreetWise: Empowering the Homeless in Chicago
	Communication and Fragmentation
		Communication and Disconnection
		Communication and Disconsolation
		Box 5.5: Fragmentation and Unity in Soup Kitchens
Conclusions
Notes
Chapter 6. A Dialectic Journey of Theory and Praxis
Co-Existing Dialectics in the Grameen Bank
Organizing in Complex Social Systems
	Mutual Causality: Negotiating Peace or Eradicating Guinea Worm Disease
	The Butterfly Effect: Hunterdon Medical Center
	Valuing Outliers: Positive Deviance in Vietnam
	Celebrating Paradox: Posing Wicked Questions, Managing Polarity
Implications for Praxis 
	Re-framing Freire: Viewing Deposits as Investments
	Amplifying Discourses of Dignity	
	Box 5.6: Rush Limbaugh-Promoting Hypocrisy and Denying Dignity
	Centering Struggle as Necessary to Social Change
	Creating Spaces and Opportunities for Dialogue
	Box 5.7: Safe Comfortable Spaces to Reduce AIDS Stigma
	Introducing Counter Narratives
	Putting the Last First
	Box 5.8: Whose Reality Counts in the Mayan Highlands of Guatemala? 
Conclusions
Notes
References
Author Index
Subject Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Community organization.
Community organization -- Case studies.
Social action -- Case studies.
Social change.
Dialectic.