Fandom Acts Of Kindness: A Heroic Guide To Activism, Advocacy, And Doing Chaotic Good

January 3, 2023|
Fandom Acts Of Kindness: A Heroic Guide To Activism, Advocacy, And Doing Chaotic Good by Tanya Cook
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Fandom can save the world!

This first of its kind, actionable and inspirational resource provides the tools and motivation necessary for pop culture fans to make a difference—while having fun!
 
Fandoms are united as a community because of the power of story. And it’s exactly the magical alchemy forged when mixing story and community that has helped fandoms across the world feed thousands of hungry children, donate countless books, build schools, register voters, disrupt online hate speech, and save lives through crafting PPE for COVID-19 frontline workers, natural disaster response, and mental health crisis support. 
 
Fandom Acts of Kindness not only tells the stories of the good fans have done in the world but serves as a dungeon master’s guide to how to be a hero yourself. Perfect for those who want to inspire others, organize collective action, sustain, and nurture your own mental health and creativity, and do it all through a pop culture perspective. 
Tanya Cook, PhD, (she/her) is a sociology professor at the Community College of Aurora near Denver, CO. In 2019, Cook was one of 26 community college faculty awarded a research grant from Mellon/ACLS to support sociological research on fandom. Her research and writing interests include social movements, sociological theory, and popular...
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Title:Fandom Acts Of Kindness: A Heroic Guide To Activism, Advocacy, And Doing Chaotic Good
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:January 3, 2023
Publisher:BenBella Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781637741702

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