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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:Feb 2006
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Imprint:Northern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
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):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.062 Pounds
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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