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Title:
Advocacy in America : case studies in social change
Author:
Hall, Gladys Walton, 1943-
Publication Information:
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, [1987]

©1987
Physical Description:
viii, 205 pages : map ; 23 cfm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Abstracts -- Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited / Mary W. Day -- Baltimore city school desegregation / Carol Cuatrecasas -- Organizing tenants in South Baltimore / Soterias Stelios Spiliadis -- Non-violence as a strategy for change : Charleston hospital strike / Jesse J. Harris -- Community-based residential facilities for the retarded / Eleanor Klau -- Child labor laws in Illinois / Nasreen Elani -- The march on Washington for jobs and freedom / Gladys Walton Hall -- Radicalism comes on age : the Gray Panther movement / Michael A. Creedon -- The women's ordination movement as a process of social change / Grace C. Clark.
ISBN:
9780819161109

9780819161116
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Presents case studies of attempts to bring about change in American society. The nine case studies are: Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited; Baltimore City School Desegregation; Organizing Tenants in South Baltimore; The Charleston Hospital Strike; The Establishment of Community Based Residential Facilities for the Retarded in Montgomery County, Maryland; The Child Labor Laws in Illinois; The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; The Gray Panther Movement; and The Women's Ordination Movement in the Episcopal Church.


Summary

Presents case studies of attempts to bring about change in American society. The nine case studies are: Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited; Baltimore City School Desegregation; Organizing Tenants in South Baltimore; The Charleston Hospital Strike; The Establishment of Community Based Residential Facilities for the Retarded in Montgomery County, Maryland; The Child Labor Laws in Illinois; The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; The Gray Panther Movement; and The Women's Ordination Movement in the Episcopal Church.