Make Trouble

Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story

Author: Cecile Richards

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501187619

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Richards offers practical advice and inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere.”—Hillary Rodham Clinton “An enthralling memoir.” —Booklist (starred review) To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble From Cecile Richards—president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington, and a “heroine of the resistance” (Vogue)—comes a story about learning to lead and make change, based on a lifetime of fighting for women’s rights and social justice. Cecile Richards has been an activist since she was taken to the principal’s office in seventh grade for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. She had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her civil rights attorney father and activist mother taught their kids to be troublemakers. In the Richards household, the “dinner table was never for eating—it was for sorting precinct lists.” From the time Richards was a girl, she had a front-row seat to observe the rise of women in American politics. She watched her mother, Ann, transform from a housewife to an electrifying force in the Democratic party who made a name for herself as the straight-talking, truth-telling governor of Texas. But Richards also witnessed the pitfalls of public life that are unique to women. Her experiences paint a powerful portrait of the misogyny, sexism, fake news, and even the threat of violence confronting those who challenge authority. As a young woman, Richards worked as a labor organizer alongside women earning minimum wage and learned that those in power don’t give it up without a fight. Now, after years of advocacy, resistance, and progressive leadership, she shares her story for the first time—from the joy and heartbreak of activism to the challenges of raising kids, having a life, and making change, all at the same time. She shines a light on the people and lessons that have gotten her through good times and bad, and encourages readers to take risks, make mistakes, and make trouble along the way. Richards has dedicated her life to taking on injustice, and her memoir will inspire readers to hope and action.
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Make Trouble

Author: John Waters

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472153286

Category: Humor

Page: 80

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So what if you have talent? Then what? When John Waters delivered his gleefully subversive advice to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design, the speech went viral, in part because it was so brilliantly on point about making a living as a creative person. Now we can all enjoy his sly wisdom in a manifesto that reminds us, no matter what field we choose, to embrace chaos, be nosy, and outrage our critics. Anyone embarking on a creative path, he tells us, would do well to realize that pragmatism and discipline are as important as talent and that rejection is nothing to fear. Waters advises young people to eavesdrop, listen to their enemies, and horrify us with new ideas. In other words, MAKE TROUBLE! Illustrated with slightly demented line drawings by Eric Hanson, Make Trouble is a one-of-a-kind gift, the perfect playbook for gaming the system by making the system work for you.
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How to Make Trouble and Influence People

Pranks, Protests, Graffiti & Political Mischief-Making from Across Australia

Author: Iain McIntyre

Publisher: PM Press

ISBN: 1604868805

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

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Exploring Australia’s radical past through more than 300 images and 500 stories of social activism, this book reveals a hidden inspirational history through Indigenous resistance, convict revolts, student occupations, and more. Twelve key Australian activists and pranksters are interviewed regarding their firsthand opposition to racism, nuclear power, war, economic exploitation, and religious conservatism via humor and creativity. A scrapbook of Aussie humor and courage, this is a must have volume for activists and Australian enthusiasts alike.
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Making Trouble

Essays on Gay History, Politics, and the University

Author: John D'Emilio

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113664184X

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

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First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Making Work, Making Trouble

The Social Regulation of Sexual Labour

Author: Deborah Brock

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442697032

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Thoroughly updated to include events that have occurred in the decade since it was originally published, this second edition of Making Work, Making Trouble re-establishes this work as the pre-eminent study of prostitution in Canada. Detailing the various forces that have presented prostitution as a social problem, Deborah R. Brock examines anti-prostitution campaigns, urban development, new policing strategies, and the responses of the media, the courts, and governments, as well as feminist, rights, and residents' organizations. Paying particular attention to rights and the means of economic survival within global and local realities, this edition includes new material on recent discourse on sex trafficking, migrant sex work, ex-worker rights organizing, and considers the potential impact of the Robert Pickton trial on the practice of sex work. A comprehensive overview of the crucial debates on prostitution, Making Work, Making Trouble is a welcome addition to twenty-first century sociology and criminology.
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Making Trouble

Fighting for Fair Trade Jewellery

Author: Greg Valerio

Publisher: Lion Books

ISBN: 0745957544

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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Fair trade jewellery has been around for a while - but while those crafting it worked under Fair Trade principles, the gold, silver and precious stones they were using came from some very murky places. Small scale mining is the second biggest global employer, and many of those mines pay a pittance, forcing their workers to labour long hours in dirty and dangerous conditions - for a pittance. Informed by those in the jewellery trade that this would never change, Greg Valerio set out to prove them wrong. Fairly traded gold is now available in the UK, although the battle continues for other metals and products.
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Making Trouble

Essays Against the New Australian Complacency

Author: Robert Manne

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1459624912

Category:

Page: 692

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Robert Manne has twice been voted Australia's leading public intellectual. This book will show you why. Making Trouble takes aim at the new Australian complacency. This is a book that will enlighten and challenge, as it traces the ideas and events that have recently changed the nation. It covers much ground - from Howard to Gillard by way of Rudd, from Victoria's bushfires to the Apology, from Wilfred Burchett to Julian Assange. Making Trouble also includes an exchange of letters with Tony Abbott, critical appraisals of the 'insider' Paul Kelly and the 'outsider' Mark Latham, an insightful discussion of the political and moral issues surrounding climate change, appreciations of W.E.H. Stanner and Primo Levi, a reflection on ways of remembering the Holocaust, and incisive and original essays about the question of reconciliation and the treatment of asylum seekers. As this eloquent and important book shows, no one in Australia makes a better argument than Robert Manne.
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Sam Makes Trouble

Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1480463450

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Benny is excited when his friend Tyler and his little brother Sam come to play. Tyler warns Benny that two-year-old Sam can be a handful, but Benny doesn’t think he looks too bad. When Sam ruins their puzzle and then disappears, Benny realizes Tyler is right. Sam is bad news! Will Benny and Watch be able to find Sam before he makes even more trouble? This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.
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Mice Make Trouble

Author: Becky Bloom,Pascal Biet

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 9780531332535

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When Henry uses his sister's magic colored pencils to draw six mice and a hedgehog, they all come to life and make a heap of trouble. By the creators of Wolf! Jr Lit Guild.
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Judith Butler and Political Theory

Troubling Politics

Author: Associate Professor of Political Science Samuel A Chambers,Samuel A Chambers,Terrell Carver

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135989613

Category: Philosophy

Page: 200

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Over the past twenty-five years the work of Judith Butler has had an extraordinary impact on numerous disciplines and interdisciplinary projects across the humanities and social sciences. This original study is the first to take a thematic approach to Butler as a political thinker. Starting with an explanation of her terms of analysis, Judith Butler and Political Theory develops Butler’s theory of the political through an exploration of her politics of troubling given categories and approaches. By developing concepts such as normative violence and subversion and by elaborating her critique of heteronormativity, this book moves deftly between Butler’s earliest and most famous writings on gender and her more recent interventions in post-9/11 politics. This book, along with its companion volume, Judith Butler's Precarious Politics, marks an intellectual event for political theory, with major implications for feminism, women’s studies, gender studies, cultural studies, lesbian and gay studies, queer theory and anyone with a critical interest in contemporary American ‘great power’ politics.
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Help, My Brain Hurts!

A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Differences

Author: Mandy Hager

Publisher: Essential Resources

ISBN: 9781877300684

Category: Inclusive education

Page: 60

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Make Trouble Young Readers Edition

Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead

Author: Cecile Richards

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books

ISBN: 9781534451957

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

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From former Planned Parenthood president and activist Cecile Richards comes the young readers edition of her New York Times bestselling memoir, which Hillary Rodham Clinton called an “inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere.” To make change, you have to make trouble. Cecile Richards has been fighting for what she believes in ever since she was taken to the principal’s office in seventh grade for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. She had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her father, a civil rights attorney, and her mother, an avid activist and the first female governor of Texas, taught their kids to be troublemakers. From the time Richards was a girl, she had a front row seat to observe the rise of women in American politics. And by sharing her story with young readers, she shines a light on the people and lessons that have gotten her though good times and bad, and encourages her audience to take risks, make mistakes, and make trouble along the way.
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Gender Trouble

Tenth Anniversary Edition

Author: Judith Butler,Maxine Elliot Professor of Comparative Literature and Critical Theory Judith Butler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135959935

Category: Philosophy

Page: 256

View: 1554

Since its publication in 1990, Gender Trouble has become one of the key works of contemporary feminist theory, and an essential work for anyone interested in the study of gender, queer theory, or the politics of sexuality in culture.
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Eloquence in Trouble

The Poetics and Politics of Complaint in Rural Bangladesh

Author: James M. Wilce

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195355444

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Eloquence in Trouble captures the articulation of several troubled lives in Bangladesh as well as the threats to the very genres of their expression, lament in particular. The first ethnography of one of the most spoken mother tongues on earth, Bangla, this study represents a new approach to troubles talk, combining the rigor of discourse analysis with the interpretive depth of psychological anthropology. Its careful transcriptions of Bangladeshi troubles talk will disturb some readers and move others--beyond past academic discussion of personhood in South Asia.
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Troublemaker

Let's Do What It Takes to Make America Great Again

Author: Christine O'Donnell

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1429995793

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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The 2010 candidate for Senate—and established political "troublemaker"*--voices the quiet anger in America today: where it comes from, what it's asking for, and where it's going from here *Time Magazine From the moment she upset a heavily-favored incumbent in the primary for the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Joe Biden, Christine O'Donnell made headlines. Though she didn't win the general election, O'Donnell did win the designation of 2010's Most Covered Candidate. And what people were talking about wasn't just gossip: they responded to a fresh, unencumbered voice that appealed to voter frustration with politics—and politicians—as usual. America's strength lies in its government "by the people, for the people", but too many of those people feel they are now just labeled featureless residents of "flyover country", told what to think and what they can and cannot do by an entrenched, reigning class of elites. O'Donnell's candidacy gave hope that the voices of real people—the people—not only can be heard but can also become a force. Part of this hope is invested in the nascent Tea Party, but most of it is invested in individual voters who are willing to work hard and make sacrifices for what they believe in, not what backroom dealing and a bloated federal government has mandated is good for them. Troublemaker is about where O'Donnell comes from—the Philadelphia suburbs with five kids to a room—and what she weathered in the 2010 election. But the core of the book is a clear, straightforward discussion of an America that yearns to embrace freedom and opportunity through personal responsibility, and how it is hamstrung and stymied by excessive regulation, taxation, and the sanctimony of a "nanny state." And Troublemaker will deliver an important, rousing message about what we do with the quiet anger in America today: where we can go, and how strong we can be, from here. Warning readers that challenging the status quo makes the political establishment push back, O'Donnell wants to build a movement that will continue to goad it. It's practical, too, since O'Donnell believes in power through participation: it's not enough to grumble about how things are going; pitch in and try to change things if you care. O'Donnell details how she participated by running for high office as an everywoman, but also shows how attending town council meetings, organizing a petition drive, making an effort to meet a staffer in your local representative's office, or simply reading the minutes from your community board can make a difference.
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A World of Trouble

Author: T. R. Burns

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442440341

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

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Sometimes you find trouble, and sometimes trouble finds you. The mischief continues in the second book of a trouble-loving middle grade series! It’s Seamus Hinkle’s second semester at Kilter Academy, where he’s quickly become an ace troublemaking student. In fact, the headmistress has even entrusted him with a special assignment—one he’s forbidden to share with any of his friends. But Seamus has also come up with his own mission, and it’s a doozy. If Seamus and Lemon, Abe, and Gabby can pull off this cross-country adventure to rescue one of their own, they’ll earn extra-credit demerits for sure. And they might just learn the truth about some huge secrets the adults around them have been keeping... The second book in T.R. Burns’s Merits of Mischief series boasts the same “irresistible appeal” (BCCB) of Book One, and is sure to leave you clamoring for the next installment.
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Double Trouble

A True Story of Australian Police Corruption

Author: John Diamond

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1503501094

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 296

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Australia—this astonishing story of actual police corruption will challenge everything you thought about policemen. Loaded with black money, free sex, uncontrollable deceptions, and multiple murders, Double Trouble is a graphic account of cops on the wrong side of the law. Senior Detective John Diamond was in the middle of a mafia investigation when he stumbled across information which indicated serious police corruption at high levels of the force. Instead of forgetting about it, he tried to confront it. In this hard-hitting account of life on the dark side, nothing will stand in the path of corrupt detectives concealing their misdeeds. Lies are told and lives are lost. Double Trouble details the shocking reality of today’s crooked cops.
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The Trouble with Aliens

Author: Christopher Anvil,Eric Flint

Publisher: Baen Books

ISBN: 1416520775

Category: Fiction

Page: 440

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A collection of short novels and stories recounts the saga of the human war with the Outs, alien creatures possessing unique mental powers that they use to make humans see illusions and force them to obey them, after the humans discover and learn how to exploit their weakness.
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a: A Novel

Author: Andy Warhol

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 0802195229

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Conceptually unique, hilarious and frightening, referred to as “pornography” in The New York Times Book Review’s original review and as a “work of genius” in Newsweek’s, a: A Novel is the perfect literary manifestation of Andy Warhol’s sensibility. In the late sixties Warhol set out to turn a trade book into a piece of pop art, and the result was this astonishing account of the famously influential group of artists, superstars, addicts and freaks who made up the Factory milieu. Created from audiotapes recorded in and around the Factory, a: A Novel begins with the fabulous Ondine popping several amphetamines and then follows its characters as they converse with inspired, speed-driven wit and cut swaths through the clubs, coffee shops, hospitals, and whorehouses of 1960’s Manhattan.
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