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Author Brodkin, Karen.

Title Making democracy matter : identity and activism in Los Angeles / Karen Brodkin.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  322.40979494 BROD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 219 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-205) and index.
Contents 1. The context of labor and immigrant workers' rights activism in Los Angeles -- 2. Narrators and narrative -- 3. Political identity starts at home : border-crossing families and the making of political selves -- 4. Making identities political -- 5. Democracy and political praxis.
Subject Political participation -- California -- Los Angeles -- Case studies.
Political activists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews.
Community development -- California -- Los Angeles -- Case studies.
Standard Number 9780813539799
ISBN 081353979X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813539799 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813539803 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780813539805 (paperback: alk. paper)