Community organising and the Big Society: is Saul Alinsky turning in his grave?
Taylor, Marilyn (2011)


Since it was last reviewed in this journal (Alcock,2010), the Big Society agenda has begun to assume a more concrete shape. This brief review re-examines some of the opportunities and challenges associated with the Big Society agenda in the light of more recent developments and then
discusses the prospects for one of its key elements – the commitment to train 5,000 community organisers.


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