The Resource Local actions : cultural activism, power, and public life in America, edited by Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman, (electronic resource)

Local actions : cultural activism, power, and public life in America, edited by Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman, (electronic resource)

Label
Local actions : cultural activism, power, and public life in America
Title
Local actions
Title remainder
cultural activism, power, and public life in America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
<div><P>Activism is alive and well in the United States, according to Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman. It exists on large and small scales and thrives in unexpected places. Finding activism in backyards, art classes, and urban areas branded as ""ghettos,"" th</div>
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
306.0973
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HN57
LC item number
.L585 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Checker, Melissa
  • Fishman, Maggie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social change
  • Social participation
  • Community life
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Local actions : cultural activism, power, and public life in America, edited by Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Treading Murky Waters: Day-to-Day Dilemmas in the Construction of a Pluralistic U.S. Environmental Movement; 2. Creating Art, Creating Citizens: Arts Education as Cultural Activism; 3. Creating a Political Space for American Indian Economic Development: Indian Gaming and American Indian Activism; 4. ""The Calculus of Pain"": Violence, Anthropological Ethics, and the Category Transgender; 5. We Shall Overcome? Changing Politics and Changing Sexuality in the Ex-Gay Movement
  • 6. Sins of Our Soccer Moms: Servant Evangelism and the Spiritual Injuries of Class7. Food Fights: Contesting ""Cultural Diversity"" in Crown Heights; 8. FOBby or Tight? ""Multicultural Day"" and Other Struggles at Two Silicon Valley High Schools; 9. Gathering ""Roots"" and Making History in the Korean Adoptee Community ; 10. Activism and Exile: Palestinianness and the Politics of Solidarity
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231502429
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000445314
  • (EBL)909222
  • (OCoLC)826476424
  • (SSID)ssj0000193696
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11172852
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000193696
  • (PQKBWorkID)10219850
  • (PQKB)10557920
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC909222
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000445314
Label
Local actions : cultural activism, power, and public life in America, edited by Melissa Checker and Maggie Fishman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Treading Murky Waters: Day-to-Day Dilemmas in the Construction of a Pluralistic U.S. Environmental Movement; 2. Creating Art, Creating Citizens: Arts Education as Cultural Activism; 3. Creating a Political Space for American Indian Economic Development: Indian Gaming and American Indian Activism; 4. ""The Calculus of Pain"": Violence, Anthropological Ethics, and the Category Transgender; 5. We Shall Overcome? Changing Politics and Changing Sexuality in the Ex-Gay Movement
  • 6. Sins of Our Soccer Moms: Servant Evangelism and the Spiritual Injuries of Class7. Food Fights: Contesting ""Cultural Diversity"" in Crown Heights; 8. FOBby or Tight? ""Multicultural Day"" and Other Struggles at Two Silicon Valley High Schools; 9. Gathering ""Roots"" and Making History in the Korean Adoptee Community ; 10. Activism and Exile: Palestinianness and the Politics of Solidarity
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231502429
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000445314
  • (EBL)909222
  • (OCoLC)826476424
  • (SSID)ssj0000193696
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11172852
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000193696
  • (PQKBWorkID)10219850
  • (PQKB)10557920
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC909222
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000445314

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