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Sex Shame And Violence

Author : Kathleen Ann Cash
ISBN : 0826520510
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Empowering vulnerable communities through storytelling about difficult issues

Street Addicts In The Political Economy

Author : Alisse Waterston
ISBN : 1566395747
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 71. 16 MB
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In this book, Alisse Waterston reveals the economic, political, and ideological forces that shape the nature of street-addict life. Disputing the view that hard-core, low-income drug users are social marginals situated in deviant subcultures, the author dispels popular images of the mythic, dark dope fiend haunting our city streets. Using dramatic, first-person accounts from New York City addicts, Waterston analyzes their position in the social structure, the kind of work -- both legal and illegal -- they perform, and their relations with family, friends, and lovers. She presents a moving account of daily life from the addict's point of view and demonstrates how addicts are structurally vulnerable to the larger sociocultural system within which they live.

Poor White Unabridged

Author : Sherwood Anderson
ISBN : 9788074843730
Genre : Literary Collections
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This carefully crafted ebook: "Poor White (Unabridged)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Sherwood Anderson's Poor White captures the spirit of small-town America during the Machine Age. A lonely and passionate inventor of farm machinery, Hugh McVey, who rises from poverty on the bank of the Mississippi River, struggles to gain love and intimacy in a community where "life had surrendered to the machine." Through his story Anderson aims his criticism at the rise of technology and industry at the turn of the century. Simultaneously, he renders a tale of eloquent naturalism and disturbing beauty. Poor White was praised by such writers as H. L. Mencken and Hart Crane when it was first published in 1920. It remains a curiously contemporary novel, and a marvelous testament to Sherwood Anderson's "sombre metaphysical preoccupation and his smouldering sensuousness". Sherwood Anderson (1876 – 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Anderson published several short story collections, novels, memoirs, books of essays, and a book of poetry. He may be most influential for his effect on the next generation of young writers, as he inspired William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Wolfe.

From Poverty To Power

Author : Duncan Green
ISBN : 9780855985936
Genre : Social Science
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Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions. This title features research, human stories, statistics, and compelling arguments. It discusses about the world we live in and how we can make it a better place.

Reconciliation After Violent Conflict

Author : David Bloomfield
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111804477
Genre : Political Science
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This handbook presents a range of tools that can be, and have been, employed in the design and implementation of reconciliation processes. Most of them draw on the experience of people grappling with the problems of past violence and injustice. There is no 'right answer' to the challenge of reconciliation, and so the handbook prescribes no single approach. Instead, it presents the options and methods, with their strengths and weaknesses evaluated, so that practitioners and policy-makers can adopt or adapt them, as best suits each specific context.

Native Son

Author : Richard Wright
ISBN : 9780099282938
Genre : African American men
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Gripping and furious, Native Son follows Bigger Thomas, a young black man who is trapped in a life of poverty in the slums of Chicago. Unwittingly involved in a wealthy woman's death, he is hunted relentlessly, baited by prejudiced officials, charged with murder and driven to acknowledge a strange pride in his crime. Native Son shocked readers on its first publication in 1940 and went on to make Richard Wright the first bestselling black writer in America.

A Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman With Strictures On Political And Moral Subjects

Author : Mary Wollstonecraft
ISBN : OXFORD:591067334
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Shattered Lives

Author : Binaifer Nowrojee
ISBN : 1564322084
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 23. 22 MB
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The Revolution Starts At Home

Author : Ching-In Chen
ISBN : 0896087948
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Breaking a dangerous silence, this highly anticipated collection ?needs to be read by all activists” (Feminist Review).

Walden Two

Author : B. F. Skinner
ISBN : 1603844171
Genre : Psychology
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This fictional outline of a modern utopia has been a center of controversy ever since its publication in 1948. Set in the United States, it pictures a society in which human problems are solved by a scientific technology of human conduct.

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