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Author: Stephen C. Pelletiere
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: development, movement, origin, inquiry, fundamentalism, theory
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 1428914676
ISBN-13: 9781428914674

Islamic fundamentalism is growing at such a rapid rate that many believe it threatens to take over the Middle East. To prevent this, enormous resources have been summoned, not only from within the region, but in the West as well. Yet, for all the efforts to contain, if not turn back the fundamentalists, the movement appears likely to pose a security challenge well into the next century. Dr. Stephen Pelletiere points out that containment of fundamentalism depends first and foremost on accurate information about the nature of the movement. He examines the origins of the various fundamentalist gr

Author: Mitch Yamasaki
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: day, overcome, movement, rights, civil
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2007-12-01
ISBN-10: 1932663207
ISBN-13: 9781932663204

Through a collection of original source documents and the words of those who lived through the era, Civil Rights Movement gives insight into the historic background and significant events of the struggle for equal rights. Professor Mitch Yamasaki examines the context of the movement, and carefully selected materials highlight the history and the legal, political, social, and cultural effects of desegregation, white resistance, the Montgomery bus boycotts, the Little Rock Nine, Freedom Rides, voting rights struggles, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Black Power, and more.

Authors: Angel Rabasa, Peter Chalk, Kim Cragin, Sara A. Da
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: movement, jihadist, global, part, qaeda
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 083303930X
ISBN-13: 9780833039309

Five years after September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups continue to threaten the lives and well being of Americans and the security of our friends and allies. This study first examines how al-Qaeda has changed since September 11. It then turns to an analysis of the broader global jihadist movement

Authors: Nadia Oweidat, Cheryl Benard, Dale Stahl, Walid K
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: reform, initiative, grassroots, study, movement, case, kefaya
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 0833045482
ISBN-13: 9780833045485

Kefaya, also known as the Egyptian Movement for Change, was an indigenous movement for political reform organized in late 2004 in opposition to the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. This examination of Kefaya’s birth, its accomplishments, and the reasons for its decline is based on an analysis of the work of Egyptian scholars and Arabic-language media reports (including online and new media), as well as structured interviews with persons associated with and observers of Kefaya and the Muslim Brotherhood. It explores the challenges to grassroots attempts to bring about democracy

Author: Anna Pochmara
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: sexuality, harlem, renaissance, masculinity, authorship, new, negro, black, making
Number of Pages: 281
Published: 2011-10-15
ISBN-10: 9089643192
ISBN-13: 9789089643193

The Making of the New Negro examines black masculinity in the period of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s and 1930s in America and was marked by an outpouring of African American art, music, theater and literature. The Harlem Renaissance, or New Negro Movement, began attracting extensive academic attention in the 1990s as scholars discovered how complex, significant, and fascinating it was.Drawing on African American texts, archives, unpublished writings, and contemporaneous European discourses, this book highlights both the canonical figures of the New Negro M

Author: Joe Human
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: india, casebook, management, forest, community
Number of Pages: 188
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0855984392
ISBN-13: 9780855984397

Forests throughout India are under threat from modern enterprises such as logging, dams, mines and irrigation schemes, and also from a breakdown in traditional forest-protection systems. Local communities, traditionally dependent on forests, find their livelihoods under chronic strain.This book tells the story of a forest-protection movement, Friends of Trees and Living Beings, in the state of Orissa, which has grown from spontaneous local action in the mid-1970s into a network of forest-management organizations with respected expertise and widespread influence.The authors analyze the successe

Author: Christian D. Larson
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: beginners, complete, text, metaphysics, applied, made, real, ideal
Number of Pages: 153
Published: 2007-09-01
ISBN-10: 1604500069
ISBN-13: 9781604500066

Christian Larson's seminal work, complete in his own words. Larson was a leader and teacher in the "New Thought" movement and a prolific author in the field. The Ideal Made Real or Applied Metaphysics for Beginners was one of his most important works and become a pivotal text in the "New Thought" movement.
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