Don't label me : an incredible conversation for divided times / Irshad Manji
Book | St. Martin's Press | 2019 | First U.S. edition.
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Description
xv, 302 pages ; 25 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
Can we talk? -- "Straight white male" -- "Muslim refugee" -- What change means -- A new identity -- Why (and how) to not be offended -- Rethinking power and privilege -- Rethinking multiculturalism -- Rethinking courage -- The lessons of Lily.
Summary
"America's founding genius is diversity of thought. Which is why social justice activists won't win by labeling those who disagree with them. At a time when minorities are fast becoming the majority, a truly new America requires a new way to tribe out. Enter Irshad Manji and her dog, Lily. Raised to believe that dogs are evil, Manji overcame her fear of the "other" to adopt Lily. She got more than she bargained for. Defying her labels as an old, blind dog, Lily engages Manji in a taboo-busting conversation about identity, power, and politics. They're feisty. They're funny. And in working through their challenges to one another, they reveal how to open the hearts of opponents for the sake of enduring progress. Readers who crave concrete tips will be delighted. Studded with insights from epigenetics and epistemology, layered with the lessons of Bruce Lee, Ben Franklin, and Audre Lorde, punctuated with stories about Manji's own experiences as a refugee from Africa, a Muslim immigrant to the U.S., and a professor of moral courage, Don't Label Me makes diversity great again."--Publisher description.
Language
Text in English.
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Do not label me
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NO HOLDINGS IN WFB - 449 OTHER HOLDINGS
ISBN
1250157986 (hardcover)
9781250157980 (hardcover)
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