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Title:
Social activism : working together to create change in our society / Beatrice Mortmain.
ISBN:
9781508163985

9781538327944
Publication Information:
New York : PowerKids Press, [2018]
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
A history of change -- The Progressive movement -- The Muckrakers -- The Civil Rights Movement -- Direct action -- The disability rights movement -- Challenging perceptions -- Modern social activist movements -- Steps of social activism -- Ways you can help -- Activism online -- Careers in social activism -- Be the change.
Abstract:
What can you do if you feel strongly about an issue or cause in your community? In this educational text, readers will learn about social activism and how they can participate in inspiring positive changes for our society. They'll discover how to advocate for the changes they wish to see in society by raising awareness, petitioning, protesting, demonstrating, and garnering support. The thought-provoking content engages readers in curricular social studies. Primary sources bring the subject matter into sharp and fascinating focus.
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What can you do if you feel strongly about an issue or cause in your community? In this educational text, readers will learn about social activism and how they can participate in inspiring positive changes for our society. They'll discover how to advocate for the changes they wish to see in society by raising awareness, petitioning, protesting, demonstrating, and garnering support. The thought-provoking content engages readers in curricular social studies. Primary sources bring the subject matter into sharp and fascinating focus.