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Encyclopedia of American social movements

Author: Immanuel Ness
Publisher: Armonk, NY : Sharpe Reference, ©2004.
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"A comprehensive range of social movements is treated in 16 broad categories, from civil rights and women to antiwar protests and global justice. Timely entries on the Fair Trade Coffee campaign and the anti-sweatshop movement highlight current issues, while the section on antiwar movements covers everything from early Quaker pacifism to protests of the current U.S. intervention in Iraq. Students researching  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of American social movements.
Armonk, NY : Sharpe Reference, c2004
(OCoLC)649579996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Immanuel Ness
ISBN: 0765680459 9780765680457
OCLC Number: 51020323
Description: 4 v. (xxix, 1557 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Antislavery movement ; Civil rights movement ; Women's movement --
v. 2. Women's movement (cont.) ; Labor movement ; Native American movement --
v. 3. Rural, social, and political movements ; Moral reform movements ; Religious, utopian, and health movements ; Antiwar/protest movements ; Radical and poor people's movements --
v. 4. Student movements ; Ethnic and group identity movements ; Environmental movement ; Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender movement ; Conservative, nativist, and right-wing movements ; Global justice movement.
Other Titles: American social movements
Responsibility: edited by Immanuel Ness ; foreword by Stephen Eric Bronner and Frances Fox Piven.
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This four-volume set examines every social movement in American history - from the great struggles for abolition, civil rights, and women's equality to the more specific quests for prohibition,  Read more...

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