Courageous Women Rebels by Joy CrysdaleCourageous Women Rebels by Joy Crysdale

Courageous Women Rebels

byJoy Crysdale

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Ten biographies of women reformers from around the world who have made a difference in the realms of politics, social equality, disability, and women's rights. From the work of abolitionist Sojourner Truth and women like South Africa's anti-apartheid activist Ruth First and America's feminist leader Gloria Steinem. Also included are Michelle Douglas, a campaigner for lesbian and gay rights, and Temple Grandin, advocate for the rights of animals and a woman who has revolutionized the way the world looks at people with autism. The collection of biographies is rounded out with the stories of France's Olympe de Gouges, India's Sarojini Naidu, American Joan Baez, and Canadians Leilani Muir and Shannen Koostachin.
Joy Crysdale is an educator, an award-winning journalist, and the author of Fearless Female Journalists. She is a professor of journalism in Toronto.
Title:Courageous Women RebelsFormat:PerfectDimensions:128 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.32 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926920996

ISBN - 13:9781926920993


Editorial Reviews

(A)n inspiring look at the lives of a handful of historical, as well as a few modern, women who possessed the strength of character to stand up against social norms and practices that they firmly believed were unjust, harmful, or immoral.