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The Making of an Activist

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided

Published by University of California Press

Published in print October 1999 | ISBN: 9780520217133
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520922341 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0004
The Making of an Activist

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This chapter evaluates the catalysts to activism—the people, experiences, and historical events—that provoked youth to dedicate themselves to making social change as politics became central to their identity.

Keywords: catalysts to activism; people; experiences; historical events; youth; social change; politics; identity

Chapter.  15365 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology

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