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Young Activists

American High School Students in the Age of Protest

Young Activists( )
Author: Graham, Gael
Foreword by: Gitlin, Todd
ISBN:978-0-87580-351-7
Publication Date:Jan 2006
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $58.99
Book Description:

The traumas and controversies of the 1960s--the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, and the pervasive antiauthoritarian spirit so evident on college campuses--infiltrated American public high schools. Students challenging their relegation to the world of children demanded the right to express their political views and to have a voice in decisions about their education. Adopting the activist tactics of the times, they organized strikes and demonstrations, initiated...
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Book Details
Pages:270
Detailed Subjects: Education / Student Life & Student Affairs
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.54 cm
Book Weight:0.028 Kilograms
Author Biography
Graham, Gael (Author)
Todd Gitlin is a professor of culture, journalism, and sociology at New York University. He lives in New York City.




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