Manual of Local Politics - Volume 1
Founding and organising a local group
The Handbook of Local Politics is a guide to political practice at the local level. It is intended to help people who are committed to local politics to fulfill their voluntary or full-time tasks as successfully as possible. In ten concise, practice-oriented, didactically prepared individual volumes, it addresses the most important topics in local politics.In volume one of the handbook of local politics foundation and organization of a local group it goes around the need inquiry, whether the establishment of a local group is meaningful, around methods of the self reflection, in order to recognize its own strengths and to define suitable operational areas for a personal commitment, up to over the candidate search and member production. Topics of the guidance problem, possible stumbling blocks on the way to the successful local group, in addition, motivation Tipps, which promote the cohesion of members and functionaries, are addressed. A comprehensive chapter is devoted to the structuring, organization and distribution of tasks of a local group.The handbook is written by practitioners for practitioners and features, among other things, application-oriented checklists and effective tips.