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Theoharis, Jeanne

Overview
Works: 13 works in 66 publications in 1 language and 6,531 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Local history 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: E185.61, 323.1196073
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Most widely held works by Jeanne Theoharis
The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis ( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks
Not working Latina immigrants, low-wage jobs, and the failure of welfare reform by Alejandra Marchevsky ( )
10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Not Working chronicles the devastating effects of the 1996 welfare reform legislation that ended welfare as we know it. For those who now receive public assistance, "work" means pleading with supervisors for full-time hours, juggling ever-changing work schedules, and shuffling between dead-end jobs that leave one physically and psychically exhausted. Through vivid story-telling and pointed analysis, Not Working profiles the day-to-day struggles of Mexican immigrant women in the Los Angeles area, showing the increased vulnerability they face in the welfare office and labor market. The new "work
Groundwork local black freedom movements in America by Jeanne Theoharis ( )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The traditional narrative of the civil rights movement has been complicated by studies that root the movement in smaller communities across the country. These essays show that local civil rights activity was a vibrant component of the larger civil rightsmovement, and contributed greatly to its national successes
Want to start a revolution? : radical women in the Black freedom struggle by Dayo F Gore ( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the black freedom struggle in America has been overwhelmingly male-centric, starring leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Huey Newton. With few exceptions, black women have been perceived as supporting actresses; as behind-the-scenes or peripheral activists, or rank and file party members. But what about Vicki Garvin, a Brooklyn-born activist who became a leader of the National Negro Labor Council and guide to Malcolm X on his travels through Africa? What about Shirley Chisholm, the first black Congresswoman?. From Rosa Parks and Esther Cooper Jackson, to Shirley G
Freedom North : Black freedom struggles outside the South, 1940-1980 by Jeanne Theoharis ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The civil rights movement occupies a prominent place in popular thinking and scholarly work on post-1945 US history. Yet the dominant narrative of the movement remains that of a nonviolent movement born in the South during the 1950s that emerged triumphant in the early 1960s, only to be derailed by the twin forces of black power and white backlash when it sought to move outside the South after 1965. African American protest and political movements outside the South appear as ancillary and subsequent to the "real" movement in the South, despite the fact that black activism existed in the North, Midwest, and West in the 1940s, and persisted well into the 1970s. This book brings together new scholarship on black social movements outside the South to rethink the civil rights narrative and the place of race in recent history. Each chapter focuses on a different location and movement outside the South, revealing distinctive forms of US racism according to place, the varieties of tactics that community members used to attack these inequalities, and the prevalence of integrationist and nationalist thinking between the 1940s and the 1970s
The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks
These yet to be United States : civil rights and civil liberties in America since 1945 by Jeanne Theoharis ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book ... on postwar America ... looks at civil rights and civil liberties in tandem and does so over the past fifty years. It merges two historical approaches - of looking at America from the view of those in the highest seats of power and from the perspectives of those too often denied political and economic access. It shows that the civil rights movement was not just a southern movement but spanned the nation; not just a movement for African Americans but waged by other people of color, including Latinos and Native Americans as well as women of all races; and not just a struggle that began in the mid-1950s and ended in the mid-1960s. It was more varies ... more grassroots, and more broad than many other studies of the postwar period have shown.-Pref
"We have to learn to define ourselves, name ourselves, and speak for ourselves" : black teenagers, urban schools, writing and the politics of representation by Jeanne Theoharis ( )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three steps my family and I can take now to encourage peace by Sonia K Weaver ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freedom north : Black freedom struggles outside the South ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our schools suck : students talk back to a segregated nation on the failures of urban education by Gaston Alonso ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
& Quot;Our schools suck." This is how many young people of color call attention to the kind of public education they are receiving. In cities across the nation, many students are trapped in under-funded, mismanaged and unsafe schools. Yet, a number of scholars and of public figures like Bill Cosby have shifted attention away from the persistence of school segregation to lambaste the values of young people themselves. Our Schools Suck forcefully challenges this assertion by giving voice to the compelling stories of African American and Latino students who attend under-resourced inner-city s
Freedom North Blac Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980 ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
It's nation time in NewArk : Amiri Baraka and the black power experiment in Newark, New Jersey by Komozi Woodard ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Theoharis, Jeanne
Languages
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