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Grassroots leadership and the arts for social change / edited by Susan J. Erenrich and Jon F. Wergin.

Contributor(s): Erenrich, Susan J, 1957- [editor.] | Wergin, Jon F [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Building leadership bridges: Publisher: United Kingdom ; North America ; Japan ; India ; Malaysia ; China : Emerald, c2017Edition: First edition.Description: xlix, 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781786356888 (paperback); 1786356880.Subject(s): Social change -- History | Social movements -- History | Art and society -- History | Social reformers | Political activistsDDC classification: 303.4 GRA
Contents:
The cellist of Sarajevo : courage and defiance through music as inspirations for social change / Randal Joy Thompson and Edin Ibrahimefendic -- Fela Kuti : the man, his music, the activist / Greg Chidi Obi -- V©Łclav Hazel, the playwright-dissident : theater as a seismograph for social change / Joshua M. Hayden -- Armand Gatti's L'Inconnu No5 : theater as a catalyst for resistance / Suzanne Epstein -- Boniface Mwangi : photo-journalist/social activist / Nita Hungu and Marta D. Bennett -- Benevolent subversion : graffiti, street art, and the emergence of the anonymous leader / James Jarc and Tricia Garwood -- Innovating social change through grassroots leadership practices in the arts / Anu M. Mitra -- Peter Young : the filmmaker as Agent Provocateur / Margot Edwards and Ralph Bathurst -- They were all leaders : the IWW and songs for revolution / Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino -- Women's music : the mothership / Holly Near -- Acting up and fighting back : how New York's artistic community responded to AIDS / David Edelman -- Truth comes in many colors : theatre of the oppressed for conflict transformation and trauma healing in Kenya / Mecca Antonia Burns, Bonface Njeresa Beti and Maxwel Eliakim Okuto -- Theater research methodology of a split society : Ukrainian reality / Natalia Kostenko and Kateryna Tiahlo -- From needs-based to asset-based community development : the ABCD method as an effective strategy for engaging with grassroots leaders in South Africa / Kennedy C. Chinyowa, Mziwoxolo Sirayi and Selloane Mokuku -- Finding a line from fight club to the Kennedy center : how we learned to cross invisible bridges / Garth A. Ross -- Crafting community and change through books and pads : the Tikondwe teachers project in Domasi, Malawi / Kevin Bottomley, Justin Snyder, Alinane Misomali, Denise Archuleta, David H. Davenport, Marsha Dwyer, Destenie Nock, Lucy Kapenuka, Chifundo Ziyaya, Ann Potts and Liz Barber -- The shape of water...Palestine, Badke and let's make noise for Gaza : three journeys of intercultural choreographic practice in Palestine / Nicholas Rowe, Noora Baker and Ata Khatab -- In case of emergency, break convention : popular education, cultural leadership, and public museums / Darlene E. Clover.
Summary: This book explores the intersection of grassroots leadership and the arts for social change, examining the many movements and subsequent victories the arts community has won for society. The book illustrates the diverse but influential work of these figures, reflecting on their actions, commitments and their positive impact on the modern world.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The cellist of Sarajevo : courage and defiance through music as inspirations for social change / Randal Joy Thompson and Edin Ibrahimefendic -- Fela Kuti : the man, his music, the activist / Greg Chidi Obi -- V©Łclav Hazel, the playwright-dissident : theater as a seismograph for social change / Joshua M. Hayden -- Armand Gatti's L'Inconnu No5 : theater as a catalyst for resistance / Suzanne Epstein -- Boniface Mwangi : photo-journalist/social activist / Nita Hungu and Marta D. Bennett -- Benevolent subversion : graffiti, street art, and the emergence of the anonymous leader / James Jarc and Tricia Garwood -- Innovating social change through grassroots leadership practices in the arts / Anu M. Mitra -- Peter Young : the filmmaker as Agent Provocateur / Margot Edwards and Ralph Bathurst -- They were all leaders : the IWW and songs for revolution / Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino -- Women's music : the mothership / Holly Near -- Acting up and fighting back : how New York's artistic community responded to AIDS / David Edelman -- Truth comes in many colors : theatre of the oppressed for conflict transformation and trauma healing in Kenya / Mecca Antonia Burns, Bonface Njeresa Beti and Maxwel Eliakim Okuto -- Theater research methodology of a split society : Ukrainian reality / Natalia Kostenko and Kateryna Tiahlo -- From needs-based to asset-based community development : the ABCD method as an effective strategy for engaging with grassroots leaders in South Africa / Kennedy C. Chinyowa, Mziwoxolo Sirayi and Selloane Mokuku -- Finding a line from fight club to the Kennedy center : how we learned to cross invisible bridges / Garth A. Ross -- Crafting community and change through books and pads : the Tikondwe teachers project in Domasi, Malawi / Kevin Bottomley, Justin Snyder, Alinane Misomali, Denise Archuleta, David H. Davenport, Marsha Dwyer, Destenie Nock, Lucy Kapenuka, Chifundo Ziyaya, Ann Potts and Liz Barber -- The shape of water...Palestine, Badke and let's make noise for Gaza : three journeys of intercultural choreographic practice in Palestine / Nicholas Rowe, Noora Baker and Ata Khatab -- In case of emergency, break convention : popular education, cultural leadership, and public museums / Darlene E. Clover.

This book explores the intersection of grassroots leadership and the arts for social change, examining the many movements and subsequent victories the arts community has won for society. The book illustrates the diverse but influential work of these figures, reflecting on their actions, commitments and their positive impact on the modern world.

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