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Cesar Chavez and the Common Sense of Nonviolence

This book is about Cesar Chavez
In "Cesar Chavez and the Common Sense of Nonviolence," José-Antonio Orosco brings to light the profound insights of Cesar Chavez, a pivotal figure often overshadowed by his contemporaries like Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Published on April 16, 2008, this compelling book reveals Chavez’s unique perspective on nonviolent resistance, a tool he effectively wielded against social, racial, and labor injustices. Chavez’s theories, which address pressing issues such as racism, sexism, immigration, and globalization, are explored through engaging dialogues with various political theorists and philosophers. Middle-school students will find this book particularly enlightening as it not only highlights Chavez’s contributions to nonviolent theory but also encourages them to think critically about how these ideas apply to today’s social and political challenges. Engaging and thought-provoking, this book is a crucial resource for anyone interested in understanding the depth of nonviolence and its relevance in fostering racial justice, gender equality, and immigrant rights.
Published by University of New Mexico Press on April 16, 2008
151 pages
ISBN: 9780826343758
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender EqualityImmigrant Rights, and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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