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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From Cecile Richards, the former president of Planned Parenthood for more than a decade, daughter of the late Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington, and “the heroine of the resistance” (Vogue), comes “an enthralling memoir” (Booklist, starred review) filled with “practical advice and inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere” (Hillary Rodham Clinton). 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. Richards had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her civil rights attorney father and activist mother taught their kids to be troublemakers. She had a front-row seat to observe the rise of women in American politics and watched her mother, Ann, transform from a housewife to an electrifying force in the Democratic party. 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. She experienced first-hand the misogyny, sexism, fake news, and the ever-looming threat of violence that constantly confront women who challenge authority. Now, after years of advocacy, resistance, and progressive leadership, she shares her “truly inspiring” (Redbook) 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 the while garnering a reputation as “the most badass feminist EVER” (Teen Vogue). In the “powerful and infinitely readable” (Gloria Steinem) Make Trouble, Richards reflects on the people and lessons that have gotten her through good times and bad, and encourages the rest of us to take risks, make mistakes, and make trouble along the way.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Make-Believe Wife


Author: Anne Herries
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459214439
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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With his rakish reputation and reluctance to wed, Lord Luke Clarendon is now in need of a make-believe wife. And he's charming enough to convince the talented and beautiful runaway actress Roxanne to play his leading lady. Roxanne's head cautions her against becoming involved with Luke, but it's an offer she can't refuse. As well as offering her financial security, Luke promises to help Roxanne's quest to discover her true identity. Maybe if she's revealed to be highborn, her Lord will claim her as his Lady for real!

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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