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Encyclopedia of American Activism: 1960 to the Present
Contributor(s): Dicanio, Margaret

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ISBN: 1504036913     ISBN-13: 9781504036917
Publisher: Open Road Media
OUR PRICE: $18.89  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: October 2016
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The turbulence of the 1960s and 1970s spawned a spectrum of activist movements. In spirit and action, events ranged from: gentle to violent; from Tree People to Bloody Sunday; from Community Mental Health to Black Power. This rapid stream of social and political change defined the second half of the 20th century, yet had roots in the first half.
 
The baby boom generation launched many movements. Unlike their Depression/WWII parents, the boomers, a large cohort of unattached, young adults, had no looming familial and social responsibilities. They had the freedom and resources for the consuming task of changing the world.

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BISAC Categories:
- Reference | Encyclopedias
- Reference | Research
- Social Science | Gender Studies
Dewey: 031
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 7.00" W x 1.50" (1.50 lbs) 550 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s):
Margaret DiCanio has a PhD in Sociology and an MA in Psychology. During the 1960s and 1970s she participated in the civil rights and feminist movements. A freelance writer, she has published ten non-fiction books and several short mystery stories. She is also the newsletter editor for the New England chapter of Mystery Writers of America, and lives north of Boston.
 

 
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