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Alumnus book Strategic Citizen released in paperback

Posted by Sylvia Williams on Mon, Mar 10, 2008

Alumnus book Strategic Citizen released in paperbackGerry Patnode's (Educational Leadership and Change, '02), book Strategic Citizen: A Citizen's Guide to Playing and Winning the Game of Politics, was recently released in paperback.

The book can be ordered at, which describes the book as a "guide to the game of politics" and the behavior of the players and a practical guide for understanding the process within which politicians make decisions on who and what to support. Patnode "offers a plan and process for individuals and groups in how to influence and control public decisions and public policy."