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Letters to a Young Activist

ISBN-10: 0465027385

ISBN-13: 9780465027385

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Todd Gitlin

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Todd Gitlin invites the young activist to enter imaginatively into some of the dilemmas, moral and practical, of being a modern citizen - the dilemmas that affect not only the problems of what to think but also the problems of what to love and how to live.
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/10/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Todd Gitlin is a professor of culture, journalism, and sociology at New York University. He lives in New York City.

On Duty, Love and Adventure, or Some Leaps of Faith
On the Burden of History, or Several Warped Ways of Looking at the Sixties
On Idealism and Right Action, or Nonviolence Unexhausted
On Anger, Rage and Guilt, or Temptations of Thinking with Your Blood
On Changing the World and Blowing It Up, or Compromising with the Compromised
On the Intricate Dance of Outsiders and Insiders, or Shouts Lead to Murmurs
On Our Own Character Question, or Uses of Discipline
On Rendering unto Identity No More than Identity Is Due, or Limits of Comfort
On Anti-Semitism, the Socialism of Fools
On Anti-Americanism, or the Temptation of the Automatic No
On Patriotism Without Embarrassment, or Saving the World Again
Acknowledgments
An Activist's Library