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The persistent activist

how peace commitment develops and survives

by James V. Downton

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace,
  • Peace movements,
  • Pacifists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-181) and index.

    StatementJames Downton, Jr., Paul Wehr.
    ContributionsWehr, Paul Ernest, 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5574 .D68 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1012527M
    ISBN 100813381398, 081332999X
    LC Control Number96053176

      You should always celebrate Black voices (not just during Black history month, y'all), and literature is one of the best ways to honor some of the community's most illuminating to the work of African American authors, the world can better understand both the struggles and triumphs of Black people in wise artists like Maya Angelou to new voices like Marlon James and.   Three of Bill’s many qualities as a small-business owner, community activist, and book editor are especially appealing. First was his capacity for idealistic, unrelenting, persistent efforts in.

      Human rights scholars and activists talk about state responsibility for rights, but they do not articulate clear norms about other actors’ obligations. In this book, Kathryn Sikkink argues that we cannot truly implement human rights unless we also recognize and .   John Lewis, who spent his life doing freedom work, gave young activists a master class in the discipline of courage.

    On 22 October, police in the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu charged Indian educator, researcher, and activist T. Jayaraman for comments allegedly made in his recently published book. Police in Mayiladuthurai — a town in Tamil Nadu — officially accused Jayaraman of speaking against national sovereignty and integration, an act punishable under the Indian Penal Code Section B (1)(b).   Local activist Sherrette Spicer, who is known as "Lady Freedom," said Lewis’ final journey over the bridge was a symbolic turning point for the movement he led.


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