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"What's Luck got to do with it?": The Extraordinary in Art and Life Rachel Rosenthal

Books

  • Bonney, Jo, ed. Extreme Exposure: An Anthology of Solo Performance Texts from the Twentieth Century. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 2000.
  • Champagne, Lenora, ed. Out from Under: Texts by Women Performance Artists. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1990.
  • Rosenthal, Rachel. Rachel’s Brain and Other Storms: The Performance Scripts of Rachel Rosenthal. Edited by Una Chaudhuri. London, New York: Continuum, 2001.
  • Rosenthal, Rachel. Tatti Wattles: A Love Story. Santa Monica: Smart Art Press, 1996.
  • Roth, Moira, ed. Rachel Rosenthal. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
  • Zurbrugg, Nicholas, ed. Art, Performance, Media: 31 Interviews. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Websites

Articles Online

"Grassroots Gumption": Populism and Political Action
Jim Hightower

Books

  • Hightower, Jim. Hard Tomatoes, Hard Times: The Original Hightower Report and Other Recent Reports. Transaction Publishers, 1978.
  • Hightower, Jim. If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote, They'd Have Given us Candidates. Harper Perennial, 2001.
  • Hightower, Jim. Let's Stop Beating Around The Bush. New York: Penguin Group, 2004.
  • Hightower, Jim. Swim against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, 2008.
  • Hightower, Jim. There's Nothing in the Middle of the Road but Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos: A Work of Political Subversion. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1997.
  • Hightower, Jim. Thieves in High Places: They've Stolen Our Country--And It's Time to Take It Back. New York: The Penguin Group, 2004.

Articles Online

Websites

Newspapers Online

Books

  • Arrow, Keith. Meritocracy and Economic Inequality. Princeton University Press, 2000.
  • Burns, Nancy. The Private Roots of Public Action: Gender, Equality, and Political Participation Harvard University Press, 2001.
  • Lukacs, John. Democracy and Populism. Yale University Press, 2005.
  • Macedo, Stephen. Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation. Brookings Institution Press, 2005.
  • Riker, William. Liberalism Against Populism: A Confrontation Between the Theory of Democracy and the Theory of Social Choice. Waveland Press 1988.
  • Skocpol, Theda. Civic Engagement in American Democracy. Brookings Institution Press, 1999.

Truth and Reconciliation: Healing the Wounds of Racism
Naomi Tutu

Books

  • Tutu, Desmond. The Words of Desmond Tutu. Edited by Naomi Tutu. New York: Newmarket Press, 2007.

Articles Online

Newspapers Online

  • Fritzer Liz, "Naomi Tutu Lectures on Gender and Race," The Trinity Tripod, February 22, 2005, sec. A.
  • Allen Ebekah, "Daughter of Archbishop discusses racism," The Daily Reveille, March 9, 2006, sec. News.

Newspapers

  • Brooke James, "Tutu’s daughter takes an activists role," The New York Times, January 20, 1986, Monday, Late City Final Edition, Section A; Page 26.
  • Fisher Mark, "Real conciliation,' healing just beginning’, Tutu's daughter says," Cox News Service, November 13, 1998, Domestic.
  • Poole Sheila, "Tutu's daughter takes up African cause," Cox News Service, February 26, 2002 Tuesday, International News.
  • Skorneck Carolyn, "Tutu's Daughter Says She Shares Her Father's Hopes for South Africa," The Associated Press, August 7, 1985, Wednesday, PM cycle, Domestic News.
  •  "Tutu’s daughter condemns U.S. policy toward South Africa," Xinhua General News Service, NOVEMBER 5, 1985.

Apartheid, Racism, and Reconciliation

Books

  • Batter, Michael. Reconciliation: The Ubunter Theology of Desmond Tutu. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1997.
  • Better, Shirley. Institutional Racism: A Primer on Theory and Strategies for Social Change. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002.
  • Coombes, Annie E. History After Apartheid: Visual Culture and Public Memory in a Democratic South Africa. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.
  • Clarke, Nancy L., and William H. Worger. South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid. London: Prentice Hall, 2004.
  • Dalton, C.H. A Practical Guide to Racism. New York: Gotham, 2007.
  • Kivel, Paul. Uprooting Racism: How White People Con Work for Racial Justice. British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2002.
  • Sue, Derald Wing. Overcoming our Racism: The Journey to Liberation. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2003.
  • Tutu, Desmond. No Future without Forgiveness. New York: Doubleday, 2000.

Newspapers Online

Websites

The Camera Doesn't Lie: Social Change via Documentary Filmmaking

Selected Works by Rory Kennedy

  • Documentary Films
    • Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)
    • Street Fight (2006; producer)
    • Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable (2004)
    • Pandemic: Facing AIDS (2003)
    • The Execution of Wanda Jean (2002; producer)
    • The Changing Face of Beauty (2000)
    • American Hollow (1999)
    • Epidemic Africa (1999)
    • America Undercover: A Boy’s Life (1999)
  • Related Works
    • Aitken, Ian (ed.). Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (New York: Routledge, 2006).
    • Beattie, Keith. Documentary Screens: Non-Fiction Film and Television (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).
    • Bernard, Sheila Curran. Documentary Storytelling for Film and Videomakers (Burlington, MA: Focal Press, 2004).
    • Rhodes, Gary and Springer, John Parris. Docufictions: Essays on the Intersection of Documentary and Fictional Filmmaking (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2006).
    • Klotman, Phyllis and Cutler, Janet, eds. Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999).
    • McEnteer, James. Shooting the Truth: The Rise of American Political Documentaries (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006).
    • Stubbs, Liz. Documentary Filmmakers Speak (New York: Allworth Press, 2002).

"With Determined Spirits": Activism & Contemporary Women's Rights in Iran

Selected Books by Mehrangiz Kar

  • Women’s Participation in Politics: Obstacles and Possibilities (Tehran: Roshangaran, 2001).
    The Burned Palms (Tehran: Roshangaran, 2001).
  • Legal Obstacles Against Political Development in Iran (Tehran: Qatreh, 2001).
  • Violence Against Women in Iran (Tehran: Roshangaran, 2000).
  • Legal Structure of the Family System in Iran (Tehran: Roshangaran, 1999).
  • Elimination of Gender Discrimination: A Comparison of the Convention On Elimination of All Forms of  Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and Iran’s Contemporary Laws (Tehran: Qatreh, 1999).
  • Women’s Political Rights in Iran (Tehran: Roshangaran, 1997).
  • Children of Addiction (Tehran: Roshangaran, 1996).
  • Women in the Labor Market of Iran (Tehran: Roshangaran, 1994).
  • The Quest for Identity: Iranian Women in History and Pre-History (Tehran: Roshangaran, 1992; co-authored with Shahla Lahiji.
  • The Angel of Justice and Patches of Hell (Tehran: Roshangaran, 1991).

Selected Articles by Mehrangiz Kar

  • "Shari’a Law in Iran" (English) in Radical Islam’s Rules: The Worldwide Spread of Extreme Shari’a Law  edited by Paul Marshall, Freedom House’s Center for Religious Freedom, 2005.
  • "Women and Civil Society in Iran" (English) in On Shifting Ground: Muslim Women in the Global Era, edited by Fereshteh Nouraie-Simone (New York: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2005).
  • "Women’s Strategies in Iran from the 1979 Revolution to 1999" (English) in Globalization, Gender and Religion: The Politics of Women’s Rights in Catholic and Muslim Contexts edited by Jane Bayes and Nayereh Tohidi (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2001).
  • "The Invasion of the Private Sphere in Iran" (English) in International Quarterly of the Social Sciences, Fall 2003.
  • "The Women of Iran Look to the Future" in Mehregan 8 (4), Winter 2000.

Selected articles about Mehrangiz Kar

  • Gewertz, Ken. "Mehrangiz Kar speaks truth to power," Harvard Gazette, 7 April 2005.
  • Jones, Vanessa. "I would like to die in my country," The Boston Globe, 21 March 2006, C1.
  • Nagorski, Andrew. "Voices in the Darkness; Essays by Iranian intellectuals reveal the complexity of life caught between the mullahs and modernity."  Newsweek, 24 April 2006.

Related Books, Essays, and Articles

  • Derayeh, Minoo. Gender Equality in Iranian History: From Pre-Islamic Times to the Present (Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 2006).
  • Ebadi, Shirin. Iran Awakening: From Prison to Peace Prize: One Woman’s Struggle at the Crossroads of History (Toronto: A. A. Knopf Canada, 2006).
  • Hakakian, Roya. Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran (New York: Crown Publishers, 2004).
  • Johanyak, Debra. Behind the Veil: An American Woman’s Memoir of the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis (Akron, Ohio: University of Akron Press, 2007).
  • Moghadam, Valentine M. "Islamic Feminism and Its Discontents: Toward A Resolution of the Debate," Signs 27 (4) Summer 2002, 1135 – 1171.
  • Mojab, Shahrzad. "Theorizing the Politics of ‘Islamic Feminism," Feminist Review: The Realm of the Possible: Middle Eastern Women in Political and Social Spaces, Winter 2001, 124 – 146.
  • Naghibi, Nima. Rethinking Global Sisterhood: Western Feminism and Iran (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007).
  • Osanloo, Arzoo. "Islamico-Civil ‘Rights Talk’: Women, Subjectivity, and Law in Iranian Family Court," American Ethnologist 33 (2) May 2006, 191 – 209.
  • Povey, Elaheh Rostami. "Feminist Contestations of Institutional Domains in Iran," Feminist Review: The Realm of the Possible: Middle Eastern Women in Political and Social Spaces, Winter 2001, 44 – 72.
  • Sedghi, Hamideh. Women and Politics in Iran: Veiling, Unveiling, and Reveiling (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
  • Yeganeh, Nahid. "Women, Nationalism and Islam in Contemporary Political Discourse in Iran," Feminist Review: Nationalisms and National Identities, Summer 1993, 3 – 18.
  • Zaganeh, Lila Azam (ed.). My sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes (Boston: Beacon Press, 2006).

Other Resources - Websites and Web Articles

Books

  • Kusha, Hamid R. The Sacred Law of Islam: A case study of women's treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's criminal justice system. Aldershot, England: Dartmouth Publishing Company, 2002.
  • Moghadam, Valentine M. Moderning Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East, 2nd edition. Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003.
  • Sonbol, Amira El-Azhary, ed., Beyond the Exotic: Women's Histories in Islamic Societies. New York: Syracuse University Press, 2005.

Letters to a Young Teacher

Selected Books by Jonathan Kozol

  • Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope (New York: Crown, 2000).
    Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation (New York: Crown, 1995).
  • Savage Inequalities: Children in America's schools (New York: Harper Perennial, 1992).
  • The Night is Dark and I Am Far from Home (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990).
  • Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America (New York: Crown 1988).
  • Illiterate America (Garden City, NY: Anchor/Doubleday. 1985).
  • Free Schools (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972).
  • Prisoners of Silence: Breaking the Bonds of Adult Illiteracy in the United States (New York: Continuum, 1980).
  • Children of the Revolution: A Yankee teacher in the Cuban schools (New York: Delacorte, 1978).
  • Death at an Early Age (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967).

Related Books, Essays, and Articles

  • Francosi, Robert. The Rise and Fall of American Public Schools: The Political Economy of Public Education in the Twentieth Century (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004)
  • Holmes, Madelyn. Lives of Women Public Schoolteachers: Scenes from American Educational History (New York: Garland, 1995).
  • Orfield, Gary. Public School Desegregation in the United States, 1968 – 1980 (Washington, D. C., Joint Center for Political Studies, 1983).
  • Reese, William. America’s Public Schools: From the Common School to "No Child Left Behind" (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005).
  • Rothstein, Stanley. Schooling the Poor: A Social Inquiry into the American Educational Experience (Westport, CT, Bergin & Garvey, 1994).