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Why Bother?: Getting a Life in a Locked-Down Land

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This book begins: "Let's turn off the television, step into the sunlight, and count the bodies." Smith starts by detailing the reasons many of us feel overwhelmed, and perhaps paralyzed, by what's going on in our different institutions. He then sucks you in and helps you chew over what's really been bothering you — wondering, "what can be done?" He suggests different types of responses to cultural crisis: the Advocate, the Committed, the Seeker, the Free Thinker, and the Rebel. This is one of the few books that can do more than just get you mad — it may just get you motivated. Highly readable, and recommended by Ralph (Nader).
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Synopsis:

Where are the seekers, the free thinkers, the advocates, the rebels?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780922915729
Author:
Smith, Sam
Publisher:
Feral House
Location:
Los Angeles, Calif.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Political participation
Subject:
Political alienation.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
72-67.
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
151
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.3 in 7 oz

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This book begins: "Let's turn off the television, step into the sunlight, and count the bodies." Smith starts by detailing the reasons many of us feel overwhelmed, and perhaps paralyzed, by what's going on in our different institutions. He then sucks you in and helps you chew over what's really been bothering you — wondering, "what can be done?" He suggests different types of responses to cultural crisis: the Advocate, the Committed, the Seeker, the Free Thinker, and the Rebel. This is one of the few books that can do more than just get you mad — it may just get you motivated. Highly readable, and recommended by Ralph (Nader).

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Where are the seekers, the free thinkers, the advocates, the rebels?
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