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Richard Farson
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Birthrights

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A broad indictment of how children are treated in America. He proposes that children be freed from arbitrary limitations.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 26th 1978 by Penguin Books (first published 1974)
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Jan 23, 2015 Kathleen O'Neal rated it it was amazing
To say that this book is very special to me is a great understatement. It is the first book of youth rights theory I read after becoming involved with the movement and the one most responsible for making me the radical youth rights supporter I am today. I remember reading the book for the first time and being slightly unnerved and yet transfixed by the uncompromising radicalism (coupled with compassion) of Farson's vision. I have since read the book at least two more times and frequently give co ...more
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Aug 19, 2008 Daniel added it
One of my first politically-charged books. Pretty intense and mind-opening for an 18 year old.
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