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American Dreams: Lost and Found
Interviews with 100 Americans who relate their dreams, disappointments, aspirations and experiences.
Beyond Gay Identity
Gay emancipation will destroy gay identity. This is a good thing, because gay identity sustains gay conformism.
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
The Canadian City
Based on the belief that a healthy city life is possible, this volume collects articles, stories and histories about the city and its people, covering aspects such as human and social relations, art a...
Clarke, Tony; Dopp, Sarah
Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World
A guidebook for dealing with the despair that stands in the way our our changing the world.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Educating for a Change
Arnold, Rick, Burke, Bev, James, Carl, Martin, D'Arcy, Thomas, Barb
For the authors of Ecuating for a Change, genuine democracy does not happen solely through our political and educational work. Democratic processes and practices are essential elements in achieving a ...
The End of Gay?
Gay identity is destined for oblivion once homophobia is overturned.
Gandhi's Truth: On the origins of militant nonviolence
Erikson, Erik H.
An examination of the life, vision, and actions of Mohandas Gandhi.
A History of the Jews - Ancient and Modern
Starting from a political interpretation of the period when judges, kings and prophets held sway over Israel and Judah, Ilan Halevi traces the evolution of the Jewish identity through its numerous sta...
I am not that Woman in a burqa : A Palestinian novelist remembers the liberated, educated women of her life, and how their freedom has been, and is being, curtailed.
Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh discusses growing up as a girl and woman in Arab culture, and how Arab women are represented in Western culture.
Making Gay Redundant
Peter Tatchell suggests that gay identity has nothing to do with biology and everything to do with homophobia. Winning gay freedom will make gay identity redundant.
Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
In contrast to the traditional view that Marx's work is restricted to a critique of capitalism – and that he consciously avoided any detailed conception of its alternative – this work shows that Marx ...
Naming the Moment: Political Analysis for Action: A Manual for Community Groups
Barndt, Deborah, Freire, Carolos
A given moment - this moment - is unlike any other moment in time. Howe can we understand what it offers so that we can make the best use of it? How have people used moments in the past to push toward...
Pat Califia - A Three Part Interview
Califia, Pat; Shosho
"If you believe that inequities can only be addressed through extreme social change, then you qualify as a sex radical, even if you prefer to get off in the missionary position and still believe there...
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Against the thesis that Western subalterns are made of different stuff, Chibber argues that human beings are, at their core, not that different across contexts. The winds of history and culture may ch...
Postmodernism: Paralysed by postmodernism
A great deal of "theory" in the humanities and social sciences -- and not just postmodern theory -- involves the creating of a kind of conceptual landscape filled with curious kinds of abstract object...
Pragmatics of Community Organization: First Edition
Information on how to plan action, how to organize meetings, how to train participants for action, how to negotiate, and how to end a particular exercise in community organization.
States of Change: A Central European Diary, Autumn 1989
A first hand and day to day account of Jones' travels through the GDR, Cxechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland in 1989.
The Trouble with Theory: The Educational Costs of Postmodernism
Postmodern theory has engaged the hearts and heads of the brightest students because of its apparent political and social radicalism. Yet Kitching writes: "At the heart of postmodernism is very poor, ...
A truly fragile identify
Israel has equated modern identity not with actual live people, with rights and obligations, but with a vast collectivity with no limits either in the past, the present, or the future.
The Uses of Disorder: Personal Identity and City Life
An examination of the ways the modern city has failed, and an exploration of new modes of urban organization through which city life can become richer and more life-affirming.
Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives
Mariposa Film Group
Interviews with 26 people, who speak about their experiences as gay men and lesbians.
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...
Working Toward Whiteness: How America's Immigrants Became White
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For bibliomaniacs, there is no cure
Literary hoarders were once seen as antiscocial but historians thank them now
An essayist looks into the curious pastime of book collecting, as well as her own lifelong passion to grow her collection.
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
A history of American English.
The Uproar Over 'Transracialism'
Discusses 'transracialism' in relation to gender identity and self identification.
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