Sustaining Activism

Monday, 29 April 2013 | A Public Affair

On Monday April 29th, host John Quinlan interviewed Emma Sokoloff-Rubin, co-author of “Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women’s Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration.”

sustainableactivismIn 1986, a group of young Brazilian women started a movement to secure economic rights for rural women and transform women’s roles in their homes and communities. Together with activists across the country, they built a new democracy in the wake of a military dictatorship. In “Sustaining Activism,” Jeffrey W. Rubin and Emma Sokoloff-Rubin tell the behind-the-scenes story of this remarkable movement.

“This absorbing book—combining history, politics, sociology, memoir—is ultimately beyond category, much like the individual activists in Brazil whom it traces.” –Reviewer Mary Jo Salter

Learn more:

http://www.sustainingactivism.com/

 

 

 

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