How make change happen.
Duncan Green’s new book How Change Happens
How can we understand the events, individuals and institutions that change the world? Can we use this to change things for the better? How can we really understand how change happens?
How Change Happens
How Change Happens is a new book from Duncan Green which explores the major themes that make change happen in the world. Whether you are an activist, campaigner, development practitioner, lobbyist, entrepreneur, individual or an organisation, it seeks to understand how power and systems shape change, and how you can influence them.
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An indispensable guide for activists and change-makers everywhere.Francis Fukuyama
This is a splendid treatise on how to change the actual world—in reality, not just in our dreams.Amartya Sen
A book that made me think differently about something I have been doing for my entire life.Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International
A wonderful gift to all development professionals and citizens who want to make our world a better place… It is a landmark, a must read book to return to again and again to inform and inspire reflection and action. I know no other book like it.Robert Chambers
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About Duncan Green
Duncan Green is Oxfam GB’s Senior Strategic Adviser. He teaches on international development at the London School of Economics, where he is a Professor in Practice. His blog is one of the most widely read on international development, and is named after his previous book to How Change Happens, From Poverty to Power.
Latest blogs from Duncan
Davos is here again, so it’s time for Oxfam’s new report on prosperity and poverty, wealth and work.January 22, 2018
Survey Results: Who reads FP2P? What jobs do you do? How would you like to improve it?January 19, 2018
Coalitions and Compliance: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents in Latin America. Book Review.January 18, 2018
What’s your link to bereaved Kenyan mother, Judith Amoit?January 17, 2018
Explore the themes
We’ve curated content from around the world which highlights the major factors which enforce change. Do you have a case study, video, blog, article, etc. that you think shows how change happens? Fill in this form to submit your entry