The Resource Mobilizing New York: : AIDS, antipoverty, and feminist activism, Tamar W. Carroll, (ebook)

Mobilizing New York: : AIDS, antipoverty, and feminist activism, Tamar W. Carroll, (ebook)

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Mobilizing New York: : AIDS, antipoverty, and feminist activism
Title
Mobilizing New York:
Title remainder
AIDS, antipoverty, and feminist activism
Statement of responsibility
Tamar W. Carroll
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Language
eng
Summary
Examining three interconnected case studies, Tamar Carroll powerfully demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on a rich array of oral histories, archival records, newspapers, films, and photographs from post-World War II New York City, Carroll shows how poor people transformed the antipoverty organization Mobilization for Youth and shaped the subsequent War on Poverty. Highlighting the little-known National Congress of Neighborhood Women, she reveals the significant participation of working-class white ethnic women and women of color in New York City's feminist activism. Finally, Carroll traces the partnership between the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and Women's Health Action Mobilization (WHAM!), showing how gay men and feminists collaborated to create a supportive community for those affected by the AIDS epidemic, to improve health care, and to oppose homophobia and misogyny during the culture wars of the 1980s and 1990s. Carroll contends that social policies that encourage the political mobilization of marginalized groups and foster coalitions across identity differences are the most effective means of solving social problems and realizing democracy
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Midwest
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Carroll, Tamar W
Dewey number
322.4/3097471
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Gender and American Culture
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  • ACT UP New York (Organization)
  • Economic assistance, Domestic
  • Feminism
  • AIDS activists
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Mobilizing New York: : AIDS, antipoverty, and feminist activism, Tamar W. Carroll, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469619897
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11710210
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remote
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11710210
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MWT11710210
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mobilizing New York: : AIDS, antipoverty, and feminist activism, Tamar W. Carroll, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469619897
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710210
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710210
System control number
MWT11710210
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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