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Book details
  • Genre:POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SubGenre:Political Process / Political Advocacy
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Brave: two volumes
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:200
  • eBook ISBN:9780938795605

Brave

Young Women’s Global Revolution

by Gayle Kimball View author's profile page

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Overview
Brave: Young Women’s Global Revolution has two volumes: 1) Global Issues and 2) Regional Activism. Volume 2 includes chapters on Feminism in the West, Development, Muslim Countries, Egypt, Latin America, Africa, India, China, and Russia. What makes Brave revolutionary is its global rather than regional reach and its rare inclusion of many young women’s actual voices from around the world. Brave explores young women’s global activism, based on hundreds of interviews—some videotaped and online, and over 4,000 surveys from 88 countries. The book includes popular cultural references and feminists’ critiques of the economic and political system. Discussion questions and activities are included, along with extensive references for changemakers.
Description
Brave: Young Women’s Global Revolution has two volumes: 1) Global Issues and 2) Regional Activism. What makes Brave revolutionary is its global rather than regional reach and its rare inclusion of many young women’s actual voices from around the world. Brave explores young women’s global activism, based on hundreds of interviews—some videotaped and online, and over 4,000 surveys from 88 countries. The book includes popular cultural references and feminists’ critiques of the economic and political system. Discussion questions and activities are included, along with extensive references for changemakers. Chapter include Feminist Waves in the West, Women and Development, Latin American Horizontalism, The African Way, Brave Women in Muslim Countries, Egypt’s 18-Day Revolution, Russia Turns to Glamour, China Fears Feminists and India’s Grassroots Feminism.
About the author
Gayle Kimball, Ph.D., is the author of editor of 18 books, who blogs and posts video interviews. She traveled to 14 countries and gathered over 4,000 surveys of young people from 88 countries. She was the first Coordinator of Women's Studies at CSUC.
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