Born to Belonging: Writings on Spirit and Justice

Born to Belonging: Writings on Spirit and Justice

by Mab Segrest
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813531012

ISBN-13: 9780813531014

Pub. Date: 08/07/2002

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Veteran activist Mab Segrest takes readers along on her travels to view a world experiencing extraordinary change. As she moves from place to place, she speculates on the effects of globalization and urban development on individuals, examines the struggles for racial, economic, and sexual equality, and narrates her own history as a lesbian in the American South.

Overview

Veteran activist Mab Segrest takes readers along on her travels to view a world experiencing extraordinary change. As she moves from place to place, she speculates on the effects of globalization and urban development on individuals, examines the struggles for racial, economic, and sexual equality, and narrates her own history as a lesbian in the American South. From the principle that we all belong to the human community, Segrest uses her personal experience as a filter for larger political and cultural issues. Her writings bring together such groups as the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina, fledging gay rights activists in Zimbabwe, and resistance fighters in El Salvador. Segrest expertly plumbs her own personal experiences for organizing principles and maxims to combat racism, homophobia, sexism, and economic exploitation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813531014
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
08/07/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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