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Power for the powerless, the role of community action

Holman, Robert.

Power for the powerless, the role of community action

by Holman, Robert.

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Published by British Council of Churches, Community and Race Relations Unit in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community power.,
  • Social action.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Robert Holman.
    SeriesA CRRU booklet ; no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM136 .H59
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5113872M
    ISBN 100851690262
    LC Control Number74186589
    OCLC/WorldCa1103569

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It is a natural and inevitable consequence of the present historical phase of the system it. Note: This resource contains Václav Havel’s essay “The Power of the Powerless.” The book of the same name, available for purchase, contains Havel’s essay and a collection of other essays from Soviet-era Eastern European dissidents and intellectuals.

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Vaclav Havel "The Power of the Powerless" () Excerpts from the Original Electronic Text provided by Bob Moeller, of the University of California, Irvine.

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