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Encyclopedia Of Cesar Chavez The Farm Workers Fight For Rights And Justice

Author : Roger Bruns
ISBN : 9781440803819
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 85. 40 MB
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This encyclopedia provides a glimpse into the events, organizations, men and women, and recurring themes that impacted the life of Cesar Chavez.

Encyclopedia Of Activism And Social Justice

Author : Gary L. Anderson
ISBN : 9781452265650
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70. 75 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism.

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author : Richard T. Schaefer
ISBN : 9781412926942
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 51. 85 MB
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area

Cesar Chavez

Author : Ilan Stavans
ISBN : 9780313364884
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 30. 49 MB
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Labor leader, social justice advocate, Chicano leader, and humanitarian are only some of the multifaceted renderings of César Chávez. Ilan Stavans has compiled essays and first-person narratives that capture the multiple dimensions of this storied figure. To that end, Stavans's collection of timely articles separates fact from fiction, or as he puts it the "objective is the opposite of hagiography." Broken into two sections, César Chávez explores a variety of topics central to understanding the actual person instead of a shadowy apparition. The first part, "Considerations" offers critical assessments of Chávez's life that utilize different approaches to understanding his life, including cultural studies critiques, historical narrative that provide invaluable context, and even eulogies following his untimely death. The second section, "Voices" includes personal reflections on Chávez's life that explore his religiosity, his role as an "everyman," and the decline of the United Farm Workers union. The title is certain to assist readers in better comprehending this groundbreaking labor leader.

New Catholic Encyclopedia

Author : Catholic University of America
ISBN : UOM:39076002331788
Genre : Religion
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Encyclopedia Of Rural America M Z

Author : Gary Goreham
ISBN : UOM:39076002768906
Genre : Country life
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West S Encyclopedia Of American Law

Author : Jeffrey Lehman
ISBN : 0787663670
Genre : Law
File Size : 77. 44 MB
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West's Encyclopedia of American Law contains a comprehensive overview of American law in 13-volumes covering historical and current terms, concepts, events, movements, cases, and persons significant to U.S law. Including 5,000 entries that range from brief definitions of legal jargon to exhaustive examinations of court-room procedure, from explanations of complex topics such as civil rights to biographies of standout attorneys, from analyses of controversial issues such as gun control to transcripts of crucial Supreme Court decisions. Each entry was written, updated, and reviewed by lawyers and professors with the layperson or beginning student in mind.The layout of this edition includes: Entries contain definition and explanatory text The 94 sidebars provide brief highlights and add informative details of some facets of main entries while the 89 In Focus pieces complement main entries with details and arguments on interesting, important, or controversial issues Two appendix volumes contain over one hundred primary documents, including: milestone Supreme Court decisions & briefs; foundations of U.S. law; civil rights laws and commentary; presidential speeches; and scholarly essaysTopics in this edition include: Abandonment Absentee voting Defamation Defense of Marriage Act of 1996 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Internet Fraud Movie rating Patent and Tradem Roman Law Martin Van Buren And much more

Encyclopedia Of Multiculturalism Slavery

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ISBN : 1854356763
Genre : Cultural pluralism
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Encyclopedia Of Science Technology And Ethics

Author : Carl Mitcham
ISBN : 0028658337
Genre : Science
File Size : 60. 79 MB
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This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.

The Encyclopedia Of Civil Rights In America Price U S Vs

Author : David Bradley
ISBN : UOM:49015002855998
Genre : African Americans
File Size : 61. 79 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America is a comprehensive, well-organized reference source on the human rights and civil liberties that are legally recognized in the United States. Presented in three volumes, the 677 entries address civil rights issues from a variety of perspectives, such as race, gender, age, medical status or conditions, physical and mental challenges, group membership, religion, and many others. The practical A-Z format makes it especially helpful for students to navigate the enormous amount of information that exists on this important topic.

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