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Who Speaks For America S Children

Author : Carol J. De Vita
ISBN : 0877667047
Genre : Political Science
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Because nonprofit and voluntary organizations are primary vehicles of citizen action and participation, they serve as important mechanisms to understand how the needs of children can be heard in the policymaking process and how the quality of children's lives can be improved. In Who Speaks for America's Children, leading experts in children's health policy, education policy, community organizing, and sociology focus on the ways nonprofit organizations and community groups influence policymaking on children's issues. Seven chapters frame the issues, raise critical questions, and explore opportunities for further study.

Who Speaks For America

Author : Eric Alterman
ISBN : 0801435749
Genre : Political Science
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A historian and columnist for The Nation magazine demonstrates the lack of influence American citizens have over their country's foreign policy, the great stake they have in its success, and the importance of reforming the policy making process. UP.

Who Speaks For American Judaism

Author : Seymour Siegel
ISBN : WISC:89035390590
Genre : Jews
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Rabbi Seymour N. Siegel presents four theses in the main address entitled "American Jews and Political Life": (1) Jewish voters as a group are more liberal than the general voting public. (2) Jewish organizations generally represent the views of their constituencies. (3) The liberal orientation in the Jewish community is true neither to Jewish interests nor to Jewish teachings, for both are conservative on social and political issues. (4) There are signs of a turn toward conservatism within the Jewish community. Responses to the theses are offered by Marshall J. Breger, a New York Law School professor and visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation; Rabbi Joshua O. Haberman, Washington Hebrew Congregation (Reform); and David Saperstein, co-director and counsel of the Religious Action Center (Union of American Hebrew Congregations and Central Conference of American Rabbis), with a final word from the main speaker. Included are a foreword, an "Exchange with the Audience," and notes. (KWL)

Who Speaks For Wolf

Author : Paula Underwood
ISBN : PSU:000031157186
Genre : Indians of North America
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An Indian tribe learns an important lesson after it ignores a hunter's warning and settles in the heart of a great community of wolves.

Three Native American Learning Stories

Author : Paula Underwood
ISBN : 1879678144
Genre : Social Science
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Native American learning stories designed to enable learning. Wolf deals with human impact on the earth. Winter White deals with planning for the future. Many Circles deals with living together in peace.

Who Speaks For The Negro

Author : Warren, Robert Penn
ISBN : 9780300211948
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1965, this is a unique text in the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. Robert Penn Warren interviewed a wide range of African American leaders, activists, and artists across the country, among them Martin Luther King, Malcom X, and James Baldwin. Sections from the transcripts of these interviews are combined with the author’s reflections on the interviewees and the Civil Rights Movement as a whole to create a powerful oral history of this all-important struggle. A new introduction by David W. Blight places Warren’s book in historical perspective. " In this new edition introduced by the eminent historian David Blight, Who Speaks for the Negro? reveals a provocative admixture of history's variance. Warren's book is a burden of the past from which we cannot escape. It summons us to awaken a more vital national heartbeat of reparations for an American dilemma."—Houston Baker, Vanderbilt University

Who Speaks For The Vanquished

Author : Leon Weliczker Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015013329795
Genre : History
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Analyzes the activities and reactions of two Zionist organizations in America during the Second World War - the Hadassah Women's Zionist Organization (and the position of Henrietta Szold) and the American and World Jewish Congress. Traces the radicalization of anti-Jewish measures in Europe and the American Zionist organizations' lack of adequate response. Argues that they were more preoccupied with the postwar settlement and the growth of Palestine as a Jewish homeland than with the fate of European Jewry. Rescue attempts were minimal and only aimed at sending refugees to Palestine. Contends that even when clear information was given about the murder of European Jews, there was little response. Attacks Zionist historiography for its use of the Holocaust as propaganda for the State of Israel. Gives examples of what could have been done by Jewish organizations. Pp. 271-319 contain documents.

Who Speaks For Hispanics

Author : Deirdre Martinez
ISBN : 9780791493694
Genre : Political Science
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Examines the policy stances of two major Hispanic interest groups.

Who Speaks For Islam

Author : John L. Esposito
ISBN : 9781595620170
Genre : Business & Economics
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Draws on in-depth research to offer insights into what Muslims actually believe about key global issues such as democracy, radicalism, and women's rights, in an account that seeks to differentiate extremists from everyday Muslims.

The Cree Of North America

Author : Deborah B. Robinson
ISBN : 0822541785
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the history, modern and traditional cultural practices and economies, geographic background, and ongoing oppression and struggles of the Cree.

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