Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories (Thinking

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Members proudly claim the “old” moniker and reject the assumption that it’s a derogative word. “We refute the lie that it is shameful to be an ‘old’ woman,” proclaims Old Lesbians on its site. “We name ourselves ‘old lesbians’ because we will no longer accommodate ourselves to language that implies in any way that ‘old’ means inferior. Rock-bottom Price: $0.01  In this classic work, Herbert Marcuse takes as his starting point Freud's statement that civilization is based on the permanent subjugation of the human instincts, his reconstruction of the prehistory of mankind - to an interpretation of the basic trends of western civilization, stressing the philosophical and sociological ...
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Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers: Volume One A-L,

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She spent four other wonderful summers getting educated by Uncle Sam in the National Endowment for the Humanities' summer seminars. As Laats makes clear in case after case, activists such as Hiram Evans and Norma Gabler, Homer Chaillaux and Louise Padelford were fiercely committed to a view of the curriculum that inculcated love of country, reinforced traditional gender roles and family structures, allowed no alternatives to capitalism, and granted religion a central role in civic life.
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Women Leaders in American Politics

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What role does landscape photography have in recording our social history? Focusing on the always-one-crisis-from-eviction experiences of six tenant families and their I’ve-got-a-business-to-run-here landlords, Desmond intimately portrays both sides of the tenant-landlord divide a narrative delivered with admirable balance and dry-eyed ethnographic discipline. Of particular interest: work in the Ekphrastic genre or that engages in some way with the visual arts.
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Mothers of Invention: Women, Italian Fascism, and Culture

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What's that got to do with women's rights or negroes' rights? They publish literary novels, full-length short story collections, poetry and essays. Many of our news reports are available as podcasts that you can download and enjoy on your iPod or other MP3 player. New Story activism is no different from other types of activism in this respect. Example: World War One was a horrific period in human history. The success of Cave Canem has inspired the creation of Kundiman, a national organization dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian-American poetry; CantoMundo, which provides a space for the creation and critical analysis of Latina/o poetry; and Kimbilio, a community of writers and scholars committed to developing, empowering, and sustaining fiction writers from the African diaspora.
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Gender Politics: Citizenship, Activism and Sexual Diversity

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AMY GOODMAN: As we wrap up, Michael, the war — the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We have extensive audio and video resources here on this site. Malcolm X, the black communities since the early 1950s. Used Price: 80% Off Britain is complicit in the deaths of ten million people. Many times we talk about this without acknowledging that the space is different.” Today’s activists “stayed in the streets for a long time,” he said. In 1993 she co-founded the National Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH).
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Governing NOW: Grassroots Activism In The National

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The iconic performer's 2012 memoir, Love Is the Cure, talked extensively about the friends he's lost to AIDS and how he was transformed by the epidemic in the 1980s. Overwhelmed by the accusation, one teacher kills herself. “The Children’s Hour,” was a gripping emotional tale about the abuse of power and its effects. Benowitz manages to incorporate this many-headed activism without simplifying it or compartmentalizing it.-- History of Education Quarterly A Girl in the River tells the story of Saba, an 18-year-old girl who fell in love and eloped, and who was targeted for death by her father and uncle, but survived to tell her story.
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Born to Belonging: Writings on Spirit and Justice

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Thompson, the mad king of gonzo journalism, is often viewed as the embodiment of debauchery and self-destructive behavior. If I were still teaching writing I would gather my entire class in my arms and take them to see PAPA HEMINGWAY IN CUBA. The hearings of 1954 were in response to a rising crime rate among young people. Finally, a third theory attributes the spread of discontent to the multiplier effect of new technologies. Her 1970 anthology Sisterhood Is Powerful has been widely credited with helping to start the contemporary feminist movement, and was cited by the New York Public Library as “One of the 100 most influential Books of the 20th Century.” Recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Prize (Poetry) among other honors, and former Editor-in-Chief of Ms.
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Kathinka Zitz-Halein and Female Civic Activism in

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At Chicago, she undertook studies in philosophy, ancient history and literature alongside her other requirements. Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in Post-Civil Rights America. The power in these short essays lies in the individual voices being written and drawn into life on the page—of the Chechen refugee Zamani, for example, or of Sabbar and Khalid, Iraqi torture victims. Perhaps she believed, in her open and honest way, that those who celebrated her wanted to delegitimize the wars being fought in America’s name.
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Gay is Good: The Life and Letters of Gay Rights Pioneer

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We don’t say that lightly—we’re thrilled you’re here. Unlike other anti-war performance groups, such as CODE PINK and the Raging Grannies, the Chicks are more selective of who can join their group. Used Price: 80% Off World War II may have ended in 1945, but according to historian Tony Judt, the conflict's epilogue lasted for nearly the rest of the century. It’s not just that they’re suspicious of the processed, chemical-laden stuff that makes up many Americans’ diets.
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Women and Politics in Japan and Korea (Studies in Political

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Additionally, they publish a writer's series relating to subjects that writers would find helpful during their research phase. Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America. basic Books. They wanted to use her only to delegitimize a president and win an election. Despite the neglect from the union leadership, Dora Jones became the leader of the most successful domestic workers association in the New Deal era. To keep the focus where it belongs I won’t be naming any of them here.
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