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Do It Yourself: A Handbook For Changing Our World

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Lively account of how people power has shaped British history -- from Peterloo to the Poll tax and beyond.
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published July 20th 2007 by Pluto Press (first published June 27th 2007)
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Jul 18, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've seen this in many activists' book shelves and rightly so. It's a practical resource to consult and get started.

What I also really like is the emphasis on everyday life because "Trying to persuade people that global capitalism is a bad thing because it is destroying the Amazon rainforest is a waste of time." (248)
Miquixote
Dec 16, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: education, uk
This book has a profound respect for popular and participatory education. I have similar sentiments of respect for the bravery of the project and for clarifying the things that this collective believes we need to do to change the world.

The clear raising of issues that affect all of us, issues that most others would avoid, give the book top marks. Especially impressive are the sections on education and joy through resistance.

From another point of view, and perhaps the most important thing, is tha
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Heba
Oct 07, 2011 marked it as to-be-resumed  ·  review of another edition
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I'm falling in love with this book! It's mind-stretching & VERY practical. Really transforming I believe..Highly recommended
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