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The Social Rebellion

Author : Maz Compton
ISBN : 1982201762
Genre : Self-Help
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This book is for anyone who feels caught in a cycle of drinkingeither too much or too oftenwith the inability to slow down, stop, or speak up. Our society uses a dangerous currency: alcohol. It affects many; it comes to steal and destroy. Its time to have an honest conversation about its role in your life. Are you the boss, or is alcohol the master? There is a stigma attached to narratives about alcohol in our livesdenial, downplaying, and deflection. And there is a major oversight when assessing the true and very real effects alcohol has on the individual, families, and society at large. Why is it that we open a drink at any occasion for any reasonbe it sad, bad, or brilliantwithout consideration for the long-term effects? Why is it we dont have a solid understanding of why we are either intoxicated, hungover, or waiting for the next round? After three years of living alcohol-free, Maz Compton is speaking her truth to anyone who feels trapped in an alcohol-induced yet high-functioning haze, as she was, and has designed a thirty-one-day blueprint to help people break free from the endless cycle of drinking and guilt and to redefine their relationship with alcohol to embrace a new way of lifeone of freedom and one of wellness. You dont have to hit rock bottom to ask yourself, Am I okay with my relationship with alcohol? For too long, we have kept quiet, suffering in silence through social norms, but its time to speak up, be heard, and make a change. UnSpoken is your glimmer of hope, helping you out of the place you are stuck and into a life of empowered choice. This book will teach you how you can stop getting wasted and how to start being awesome.
Category: Self-Help

Kikuyu Women The Mau Mau Rebellion And Social Change In Kenya

Author : Cora Ann Presley
ISBN : 9780429714221
Genre : Political Science
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Based on rare oral data from women participants in the "Mau Mau" rebellion, this book chronicles changes in women's domestic reproduction, legal status, and gender roles that took place under colonial rule. The book links labour activism, cultural nationalism, and the more overtly political issues of land alienation, judicial control, and character
Category: Political Science

Fractured Rebellion

Author : Andrew G. Walder
ISBN : 9780674054783
Genre : History
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Fractured Rebellion is the first full-length account of the evolution of China's Red Guard Movement in Beijing, the nation's capital, from its beginnings in 1966 to its forcible suppression in 1968. Andrew Walder combines historical narrative with sociological analysis as he explores the radical student movement's crippling factionalism, devastating social impact, and ultimate failure.
Category: History

The Rebel S Dilemma

Author : Mark Irving Lichbach
ISBN : 0472085743
Genre : Business & Economics
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The author brings significant new insights to the study of dissent, rebellion, and revolution
Category: Business & Economics

The Huk Rebellion

Author : Benedict J. Kerkvliet
ISBN : 074251868X
Genre : Political Science
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Newly available with an updated bibliographic essay, this highly acclaimed work explores the Huk rebellion, a momentous peasant revolt in the Philippines. Unlike prevailing top-down analysis, Kerkvliet seeks to understand the movement from the point of view of its participants and sympathizers. He argues that seeing a peasant revolt through the eyes of those who rebelled explains and clarifies the actions of people who otherwise might appear irrational. Drawing on a rich array of documents and in-depth interviews with peasants and rebel leaders, the author provides definitive answers to the causes of the rebellion, the goals of the rebels, and the process of resistance.
Category: Political Science

Anatomy Of Rebellion

Author : Claude Emerson Welch
ISBN : 0873954416
Genre : Political Science
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Anatomy of Rebellion provides an understanding of four rebellions that will make clear the factors that are crucial in the development of other rebellions. Seeking a political pattern in the process of rebellion, Claude Welch, Jr., has investigated four large-scale rural uprisings that came close to becoming revolutions: the Taiping rebellion in China 1850-64, the Telengana uprising in India of 1946-51, the Mau Mau rebellion in Kenya of 1952-56, the Kwilu uprising in Zaire of 1963-65. Weaving the facts of these rebellions with theories about political violence, Welch follows the rebellions through the initial stages of discontent to the explosion of violence to the suppression of the uprisings. He then challenges explanations of political violence, both Marxist and non-Marxist, that other scholars have proposed. Rebellions have not been studied as thoroughly as the major successful revolutions, although the frequency of rebellions in the modern world is not likely to diminish. Rural dwellers' discontents are still clashing with central governments' ambitions; Anatomy of Rebellion clarifies how this volatile type of political violence occurs.
Category: Political Science

The Whiskey Rebellion

Author : Thomas P. Slaughter
ISBN : 9780199923359
Genre : History
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When President George Washington ordered an army of 13,000 men to march west in 1794 to crush a tax rebellion among frontier farmers, he established a range of precedents that continues to define federal authority over localities today. The "Whiskey Rebellion" marked the first large-scale resistance to a law of the U.S. government under the Constitution. This classic confrontation between champions of liberty and defenders of order was long considered the most significant event in the first quarter-century of the new nation. Thomas P. Slaughter recaptures the historical drama and significance of this violent episode in which frontier West and cosmopolitan East battled over the meaning of the American Revolution. The book not only offers the broadest and most comprehensive account of the Whiskey Rebellion ever written, taking into account the political, social and intellectual contexts of the time, but also challenges conventional understandings of the Revolutionary era.
Category: History

Rebellion And Riot

Author : Barrett L. Beer
ISBN : 0873388402
Genre : History
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The short reign of Edward VI was a turbulent one, even by Tudor standards. The kingdom was threatened by widespread unrest, riots, and rebellions among the common people. In this study, Beer looks at these dramatic events from the viewpoint of the rebellious commoners. Above the clamor of the streets and countryside runs the intricate story of the interaction and often confusing relations among the commoners, the gentry, and the king's councillors in London.
Category: History

After The Rebellion

Author : Sekou M. Franklin
ISBN : 9780814760017
Genre : Political Science
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What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? After the Rebellion takes a close look at a variety of key civil rights groups across the country over the last 40 years to provide a broad view of black youth and social movement activism. Based on both research from a diverse collection of archives and interviews with youth activists, advocates, and grassroots organizers, this book examines popular mobilization among the generation of activists – principally black students, youth, and young adults – who came of age after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Franklin argues that the political environment in the post-Civil Rights era, along with constraints on social activism, made it particularly difficult for young black activists to start and sustain popular mobilization campaigns. Building on case studies from around the country—including New York, the Carolinas, California, Louisiana, and Baltimore—After the Rebellion explores the inner workings and end results of activist groups such as the Southern Negro Youth Congress, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Student Organization for Black Unity, the Free South Africa Campaign, the New Haven Youth Movement, the Black Student Leadership Network, the Juvenile Justice Reform Movement, and the AFL-CIO’s Union Summer campaign. Franklin demonstrates how youth-based movements and intergenerational campaigns have attempted to circumvent modern constraints, providing insight into how the very inner workings of these organizations have and have not been effective in creating change and involving youth. A powerful work of both historical and political analysis, After the Rebellion provides a vivid explanation of what happened to the militant impulse of young people since the demobilization of the civil rights and black power movements – a discussion with great implications for the study of generational politics, racial and black politics, and social movements.
Category: Political Science