The Activist's Almanac

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1993-04-01
  • Publisher: Fireside

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. 13
Introduction: Making Changep. 19
Secular Trends and Social Reformp. 20
Cycles and Generationsp. 22
Making Sense of the New Social Movementsp. 24
The Small-Time Philanthropist and Checkbook Activismp. 25
Nonprofit Structuresp. 26
Why Third Parties Don't Work, Why Advocacy Organizations Dop. 28
Socially Responsible Investing and Consumingp. 30
Working for Changep. 31
Computer Networksp. 32
The Citizen Activistp. 33
Environmental Organizations
From Conservation to Environmentalismp. 37
Two Traditions in American Conservationp. 38
Conservationists Revitalizedp. 42
The New Environmentalistsp. 68
Legal Eagles and PACsp. 90
Land and Wildlife Preservationp. 97
Computer Networksp. 103
Peace and Foreign Policy Organizations
Peace and Foreign Policyp. 107
The Peace Movementp. 109
The Rise and Fall of the Hawksp. 110
After the Cold Warp. 111
Owls: The Foreign Policy Establishmentp. 115
Doves: The Pacifist Traditionp. 119
Doves: From World Government to Arms Controlp. 133
Doves Revived: Nuclear Disarmamentp. 143
Human Rights Organizations
Rights and Libertiesp. 159
Civil Libertiesp. 159
Human Rights: An International Perspectivep. 173
Workers' Rightsp. 181
The Right to Keep and Bear Armsp. 189
Race and Ethnicityp. 197
National Advocatesp. 209
Legal Eaglesp. 222
Gender and Sexualityp. 231
The Woman Suffrage Movement and Its Heritagep. 231
The New Women's Movementp. 235
National Advocatesp. 238
Legal Eagles of the Women's Movementp. 248
Women's PACsp. 251
Reproductive Rightsp. 253
Gay and Lesbian Rightsp. 263
Age and Abilityp. 269
Eldersp. 269
Childrenp. 278
The Disabledp. 281
Food, Shelter, and Sustainable Developmentp. 287
Domestic Programsp. 287
International Programsp. 289
From Animal Welfare to Animal Rightsp. 301
Multiissue Organizations
Progressivesp. 317
National Advocatesp. 321
Community Organizingp. 340
Progressive Public Foundationsp. 354
Conservativesp. 361
The Revolution That Wasn'tp. 363
Varieties of Conservativismp. 365
Legal Eaglesp. 382
Women and Family on the Rightp. 386
Bibliographical Notesp. 391
Indexp. 413
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