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Taking Back the Streets: Women, Youth, and Direct Democracy
by Temma Kaplan
Toward the end of the twentieth century in places ranging from Latin America and the Caribbean to Europe, the United States, South Africa, Nigeria, Iran, Japan, China, and South Asia, women and young people took to the streets to fight injustices they believed they could not confront in any other way. In the hope of changing the way politics is done, they called officials ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published February 23rd 2004 by University of California Press
(first published January 17th 2004)
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Be warned that there is some difficult and graphic material in this book. However, that is not at all a criticism--in fact, I think it is really necessary to convey the horror and problems of this particular time period in Latin American history as well as the United States' involvement in it.