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When We Fight, We Win : Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming

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Same-sex marriage, #BlackLivesMatter, the Dream Act, the People’s Climate March, End the New Jim Crow, Occupy Wall Streetthese are just a few of the initiatives that have taken flight in the past decade, the most fertile and productive era of activism and reform this country has seen since the 1960s. Now, in a visually rich and deeply inspiring book, movement leaders and activists distill their wisdom, sharing lessons of what works and what hinders transformative social change.Weaving together interviews with today’s most successful activistsfrom Bill McKibben and Clayton Thomas Muller to Karen Lewis, Rinku Sen, Ai-jen Poo, Favianna Rodriguez, Rea Carey, Gaby Pacheco, Patrice Collins, and morewith narrative recountings of strategies and campaigns alongside full-color photos and an afterword by Antonia Darder, social activist Greg Jobin-Leeds joins forces with AgitArte, an organization of artists and organizers, to document the stories, philosophy, tactics, and art of today’s leading social change movements.Beautifully packaged in a wonderfully affordable paperback edition, When We Fight, We Win! will allow a whole generation of readers to celebrate and benefit from a remarkable decade of activism and reform.
Number of Pages: 186
Genre: Political Science, History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Greg Jobin-leeds
Language: English
Street Date: January 5, 2016
TCIN: 51650767
UPC: 9781620970935
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-3547
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