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Author Gordon, Hava Rachel, 1974-

Title We fight to win : inequality and the politics of youth activism / Hava Rachel Gordon
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 254 pages)
Series The Rutgers series in childhood studies
Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Contents The development of urban teenage activism: opportunities and challenges at the turn of the millennium -- Reading, writing, and radicalism: the politics of youth activism on school grounds -- Allies within and without: navigating the terrain of adult-dominated community politics -- Toward youth political power in Oakland: the adult gaze, academic achievement, and the struggle for political legitimacy -- Toward youth political power in Portland: the adult gaze, mainstream media, and the problems of social visibility -- Gendering political power: gender politics in youth activist networks
Summary This book offers a compelling account of young people's attempts to get involved in community politics, and documents the battles waged to form youth movements and create social change in schools and neighborhoods.--[book cover]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-244) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Students -- Political activity.
Youth movements.
Youth -- Political activity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813548276 (electronic bk.)
9780813548272 (electronic bk.)