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Doing time for peace : resistance, family, and community

Author: Rosalie G Riegle
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 2012.
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"In this compelling collection of oral histories, more than seventy-five peacemakers describe how they say no to war-making in the strongest way possible--by engaging in civil disobedience and paying the consequences in jail or prison. These courageous resisters leave family and community and life on the outside in their efforts to direct U.S. policy away from its militarism. Many are Catholic Workers, devoting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Doing time for peace.
Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012029830
(OCoLC)785077164
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalie G Riegle
ISBN: 9780826518736 0826518737
OCLC Number: 823729860
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 387 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface: Coming to the Project""; ""Collecting and Shaping the Stories""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Precursors to the Plowshares Movement ""; ""Dick Von Korff ""; ""Bradford Lyttle ""; ""Robert (Bob) Wollheim ""; ""Tom Lewis ""; ""Willa Bickham""; ""Michael Cullen ""; ""Annette (Nettie) Cullen ""; ""Tom Lewis, Chuck Quilty, and Marcia Timmel""; ""Mary Anne Grady Flores ""; ""Mike Giocondo ""; ""2. “Let�s Do It Again!�: The Berrigans and Jonah House""; ""Father Dan Berrigan, SJ""; ""Phil Berrigan "" ""Elizabeth (Liz) McAlister """"Frida Berrigan ""; ""Jerry Berrigan ""; ""Kate Berrigan ""; ""3. Beating Swords into Plowshares: Plowshares Communities and Their Actions ""; ""Sister Anne Montgomery, RSCJ ""; ""Kathleen Rumpf ""; ""John LaForge""; ""Father Carl Kabat, OMI""; ""Jean and Joe Gump""; ""Darla Bradley ""; ""An Interlude: Michele Naar-Obed and Joe Gump on the Use of Blood""; ""Father John Dear, SJ""; ""Katya Komisaruk ""; ""An Interlude: Karl Meyer, Joan Cavanagh, and Jim Forest Critique the Plowshares Movement""; ""Joan Cavanagh ""; ""Jim Forest""; ""Mark Colville"" ""Sisters Carol Gilbert, Jackie Hudson, and Ardeth Platte, OP""""4. Catholic Worker Communities and Resistance""; ""Robert Ellsberg""; ""Steve Woolford and Lenore Yarger ""; ""Claire and Scott Schaeffer-Duffy ""; ""Steve Baggarly and Kim Williams ""; ""Brian Terrell ""; ""Paul Gallagher ""; ""Judith Williams ""; ""Father Tom Lumpkin""; ""Michele Naar-Obed""; ""Roundtable on Resistance""; ""5. Resister Communities: Syracuse, New York, and Hartford, Connecticut""; ""Ed Kinane""; ""Ann Tiffany""; ""Andy Mager ""; ""Rae Kramer""; ""Kathleen Rumpf""; ""Genevieve (Mickey) Allen""; ""Teri Allen"" ""Brian Kavanagh""""Jackie Allen-Doucot""; ""Micah Allen-Doucot""; ""Chris Allen-Doucot""; ""6. Resister Families""; ""Kim and Bill Wahl ""; ""Jim and Shelley Douglass""; ""Anne S. Hall""; ""Barb Kass""; ""Ollie Miles""; ""Mike Miles""; ""Frances Crowe""; ""Hattie Nestel""; ""Joni McCoy ""; ""Tom Karlin""; ""Harry Murray""; ""7. After the Millennium""; ""Ana Grady Flores""; ""Dan Burns""; ""Becky Johnson ""; ""Steve Downs""; ""Kathy Kelly, with Father Joe Mulligan, SJ""; ""Camilo Mejia""; ""Epilogue""; ""Afterword""; ""Appendix A. Brief Biographies of the Narrators"" ""Appendix B. For Further Reading""""Notes""; ""Index""
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Rosalie G. Riegle.

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