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Saul Alinsky

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Saul Alinsky was born in Chicago in 1909 and educated first in the streets of that city and then in its university. Graduate work at the University of Chicago in criminology introduced him to the Al Capone gang, and later to Joliet State Prison, where he studied prison life. He founded what is known today as the Alinsky ideology and Alinsky concepts of mass organization for power. His work in organizing the poor to fight for their rights as citizens has been internationally recognized. In the late 1930s he organized the Back of the Yards area in Chicago (the neighborhood made... Read More

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Reveille for Radicals

Written by Saul Alinsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 23, 1989
Price: $14.95

First published in 1946 and updated in 1969 with a new introduction and Afterword, this volume represents the fullest statement of the political philosophy and practical methodology of one of the most important figures in the history of American radicalism. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky, through the concept and practice... Read more >
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Reveille for Radicals

Written by Saul Alinsky


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 25, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Rules for Radicals

Written by Saul Alinsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 23, 1989
Price: $14.95

This volume, first published in 1946 and updated in 1969 with a new Introduction and Afterword, represents the fullest statement of the political philosophy and practical methodology of one of the most important figures in the history of American radicalism.

"This country's leading hell-raiser...has set down some of the rules of the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Rules for Radicals

Written by Saul Alinsky


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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