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Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays), Rebecca Solnit

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Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays)
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Call them by their true names
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American crises (and essays)
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Rebecca Solnit
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eng
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"Changing the world means changing the story, the names, and the language with which we describe it. Calling things by their true names cuts through the lies that excuse, disguise, avoid, or encourage inaction, indifference, obliviousness in the face of injustice and violence. In this powerful and wide-ranging collection, Solnit turns her attention to battles over meaning, place, language, and belonging at the heart of the defining crises of our time. She explores the way emotions shape political life, electoral politics, police shootings and gentrification, the life of an extraordinary man on death row, the pipeline protest at Standing Rock, and the existential threat posed by climate change." --
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Social action
  • Social conditions
  • Social justice
  • Social problems
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • Social action.
  • Essays
  • Political culture.
  • Social justice
  • United States.
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Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays), Rebecca Solnit
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Contents
  • Twenty million missing storytellers
  • II.
  • American emotions:
  • Ideology of isolation
  • Naïve cynicism
  • Facing the furies
  • Preaching to the choir
  • III.
  • American edges:
  • Climate change is violence
  • Foreword:
  • Blood on the foundation
  • Death by gentrification : the killing of Alex Nieto and the savaging of San Francisco
  • No way in, no way out
  • Bird in a cage : visiting Jarvis Masters on death row
  • Coda: Case dismissed
  • The monument wars
  • Eight million ways to belong
  • The light from Standing Rock
  • IV.
  • Possibilities:
  • Politics and the American language
  • Break the story
  • Hope in grief
  • In praise of indirect consequences
  • Armpit wax
  • I.
  • Electoral catastrophes:
  • The loneliness of Donald Trump
  • Coda (July 16, 2018)
  • Milestones in misogyny
Control code
on1049990880
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781608469468
Lccn
2018048354
Label
Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays), Rebecca Solnit
Publication
Copyright
Contents
  • Twenty million missing storytellers
  • II.
  • American emotions:
  • Ideology of isolation
  • Naïve cynicism
  • Facing the furies
  • Preaching to the choir
  • III.
  • American edges:
  • Climate change is violence
  • Foreword:
  • Blood on the foundation
  • Death by gentrification : the killing of Alex Nieto and the savaging of San Francisco
  • No way in, no way out
  • Bird in a cage : visiting Jarvis Masters on death row
  • Coda: Case dismissed
  • The monument wars
  • Eight million ways to belong
  • The light from Standing Rock
  • IV.
  • Possibilities:
  • Politics and the American language
  • Break the story
  • Hope in grief
  • In praise of indirect consequences
  • Armpit wax
  • I.
  • Electoral catastrophes:
  • The loneliness of Donald Trump
  • Coda (July 16, 2018)
  • Milestones in misogyny
Control code
on1049990880
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9781608469468
Lccn
2018048354

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