Women Activists: Challenging the Abuse of Power

Women Activists: Challenging the Abuse of Power

by Anne Witte Garland
     
 


   These profiles of 14 contemporary women activists who have sacrificed comfortable lives to fight publicly for their principles present moving, inspiring examples of individuals doing something concrete to control their lives and improve society. Part of a growing breed of independent women activists, they are working to protect their families and… See more details below

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   These profiles of 14 contemporary women activists who have sacrificed comfortable lives to fight publicly for their principles present moving, inspiring examples of individuals doing something concrete to control their lives and improve society. Part of a growing breed of independent women activists, they are working to protect their families and neighborhoods, oppose unsafe nuclear power, and challenge unsound corporate and government policies. "It's taken a long time to recognize the fact that women are the great organizers and activists...Here are the women; here is a teaching book and an engaing work."-Grace Paley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935312805
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
16 - 17 Years

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