America, the owner's manual : you can fight City Hall--and win / Senator Bob Graham and Chris Hand.
By: Graham, Bob.
Contributor(s): Hand, Chris.Material type: BookCall no.: JK1764 .G73 2017Publication: Los Angeles : SAGE/CQ Press, c2017Edition: New ed.Description: xxiv, 300 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781506350585 (pbk.); 1506350585 (pbk.).Subject(s): Political participation -- United States | Politics, Practical -- United States
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Includes bibliographical references, appendix, checklists for action, and index.
Prologue: Green Tea – Introduction : In the Arena -- Chapter 1: What's Your Problem? Defining the Challenge That Active Citizenship Can Solve -- Chapter 2: Just the Facts, Ma'am: Gathering Information to Sway Decision Makers -- Chapter 3: The Buck Stops Where? Identifying Who in Government Can Fix Your Problem -- Chapter 4: Testing the Waters: Gauging and Building Public Support for Your Cause -- Chapter 5: Winning Friends and Influencing People: How to Persuade the Decision Maker Case in Point: Getting MADD at Drunk Drivers Influencing and Persuading the Decision Maker -- Chapter 6: Timing is Everything: Using the Calendar to Achieve Your Goals -- Chapter 7: All for One, and One for All: Coalitions for Citizen Success -- Chapter 8: All Your News Is Fit to Print: Engaging the Media -- Chapter 9: The Prices of Progress: Finding the Resources to Support Your Initiative -- Chapter 10: You've Won! You've Lost: Preserving Victory and Learning from Defeat.
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