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Author Martin, Courtney E.

Title Do it anyway : the next generation of activists / Courtney E. Martin.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  303.4840922 M363d 2010    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xxiv, 199 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-199).
Contents "I am hungry for one good thing I can do" -- An altar boy with a gun -- Recovery mission -- The boxer -- It ain't easy being green -- Class action -- Power becomes her -- Born to teach -- Conclusion: good failure.
Summary Profiles eight activists, including peace activist Rachel Corrie, prison reentry social worker Raul Diaz, filmmaker Emily Abt, environmental justice advocate Nia Martin-Robinson, radical philanthropist Tyrone Boucher, actor Rosario Dawson, and eighth-grade teacher Dena Simmons; and discusses the need for young people to get involved with causes about which they care.
Subject Social change -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Social change. (OCoLC)fst01122310
Social conditions (OCoLC)fst01919811
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 2000 - 2099
ISBN 9780807000472 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807000477 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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