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Author Ross, Carne.
Title The leaderless revolution : how ordinary people will take power and change politics in the twenty-first century / Carne Ross.
Published New York : Blue Rider Press, c2011.
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 Floor3  JA76 .R653 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvii, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-231) and index.
Contents Introduction : the sheer cliff face -- The wave and the suicide bomber -- The pact -- Anarchy = chaos -- The importance of meeting people -- The man in the white coat -- Why chess is an inappropriate metaphor for international relations, why Jackson Pollock paintings are a better but still inadequate metaphor, and why this has profound political consequences -- The means are the ends -- Kill the king! Nine principles to guide action -- Conclusion : a vision of the human.
Summary "The Leaderless Revolution is a call to action for all of us. It is an extraordinarily bold book, which argues that rather than rely on failing political and economic systems to effect change, individual citizens must create change themselves through their own actions and collaboration with others. There is a whiff of revolution in the air, not only in the Middle East. This book proposes a revolution for everyone, everywhere, who feels ignored by government dominated by corporate interests and an economic system tilted toward profit and greed."--Jacket.
Subject Political sociology.
Social change -- Political aspects.
Political participation.
Political culture.
ISBN 0399158723
Standard # 7279334
OCLC number 759177076