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Reclaiming the great world house : the global vision of Martin Luther King Jr.

Author: Lewis V BaldwinVicki L CrawfordRobert M FranklinVictor AndersonTeresa DelgadoAll authors
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Series: Morehouse College King Collection series on civil & human rights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reclaiming the Great World House in the 21st Century: Cross-Disciplinary Explorations of the Vision of Martin Luther King, Jr., does just that. Established and emerging scholars explore Martin Luther King, Jr.'s global vision and his lasting relevance to a globalized rights culture. The editors further explain that this edited collection looks at: King afresh in his own historical context, while also refocusing his  Read more...
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Crawford, Vicki L.
Reclaiming the Great World House : The Global Vision of Martin Luther King Jr.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2019
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis V Baldwin; Vicki L Crawford; Robert M Franklin; Victor Anderson; Teresa Delgado; Larry Rivers; Crystal A Degregory; Gary S e contributor Selby; Walter E Fluker
ISBN: 9780820356037 0820356034
OCLC Number: 1125106890
Description: 1 online resource (390 pages)
Contents: Part I. Creative Living in the Great World House: The Vision of Martin Luther King Jr. in Context --
Where We Were Then --
For the Beauty of the World: Vision and Moral Order in Martin Luther King Jr.'s World House / Victor Anderson and Teresa Delgado --
The Scourge of the Color Bar: Racism as a Barrier to Human Community / Larry O. Rivers --
For the Least of These: The Scandal of Poverty in the World House / Gary S. Selby --
Living by the Sword: The Haunting Spectacle of Violence and Human Destruction / Rufus Burrow Jr. --
Sexism in the World House: Women and the Global Vision of Martin Luther King Jr. / Crystal A. deGregory and Lewis V. Baldwin --
Part II. Surviving in the Contemporary World House: The Enduring Threats --
Where We Are Now --
Plenty Good Room: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Vision of the World House and the Ethical Question of Global Leadership / Walter E. Fluker --
The Rising Significance of Class: The Haves and the Have-Nots in the World House / Nimi Wariboko --
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Nonviolent Transformation of Global Conflict: Broadening Knowledge of Nonviolent Action in the Great World House / Mary E. King --
Embracing Difference: Martin Luther King Jr.'s World House Vision as a Teaching Resource for Women and Queer Liberation / Amy E. Steele, Vicki L. Crawford, and Lewis V. Baldwin --
All over the World Like a Fever: Martin Luther King Jr.'s World House and the Movement for Black Lives in the United States and United Kingdom / Michael B. McCormack and Althea Legal-Miller --
Part III. Envisioning, Pursuing, and Shaping the Future World House: Where Do We Go from Here? --
The World as a "Single Neighborhood": The Global Ethics of Martin Luther King Jr. / Hak Joon Le --
Toward a Higher Global Ideal: Martin Luther King Jr., the World House, and the Challenges of Tomorrow / Lewis V. Baldwin --
Afterword / Rosetta E. Ross.
Series Title: Morehouse College King Collection series on civil & human rights.
Responsibility: Vicki L. Crawford and Lewis V. Baldwin, editors ; foreword by Robert M. Franklin.

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The burgeoning terrain of Martin Luther King Jr. studies is leading to a new appreciation of his thought and its meaningfulness for shaping of the twenty-first-century world. This volume brings  Read more...

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We may need to understand the mission and the message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. now more than ever before. Many try to define what he has meant to this country and the world but fall short. For Read more...

 
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