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Award for “Brave: Young Women’s Global Revolution”

This book has been selected as a 2018 Nautilus Award Winner.

Title:  Brave: Young Women’s Global Revolution, Vol. 1

Author:  Gayle Kimball, PhD

Publisher:  Equality Press, AK Press

Award:      SILVER  

Category:      WOMEN  [29]

We are deeply glad to welcome you to the honored and respected group of Nautilus Book Award Winners. You can be justly proud of your book’s selection as an Award Winner in the 2018 Nautilus season, which brought a marvelous number of entries and a magnificent diversity of high-quality book

Table of Contents

Volume 1 Themes

Chapter 1 The Future is Female

Young Women’s Aspirations, What Motivates a Young Activist? Young Women Leaders, Why so Brave? Media Influence on Girls, Anti-Neoliberal  Inequality, Young Women’s Activist Tactics, United Nations and Governments Stimulate Equality, Is the Future Female? Young Men’s Issues and Viewpoints


Chapter 2 Global Desire for Equality

Equality is Desired Globally, Females More Egalitarian, Claims that Women Leaders are More Peaceful, Women Politicians Make a Difference, Maternal Qualities Idealized as Compassionate Leadership, Women are Better Leaders? Do Women Organize Differently than Men? Existing Models of Feminist Societies, Opposition to Prejudice, How to Increase Women’s Influence on Government


Chapter 3 Global Status of Young Women

Inequality, Rural vs. Urban Sex Roles, Feminization of Poverty, Education is the Key, Health Issues, Violence Against Women


Chapter 4  Consumerism Targets “Girl Power”

Consumer Youth Religion?; Teen Identity Through Consumption; Social Unrest from Rising Expectations; How Youth Are Manipulated by Multinational Corporations; Negative Consequences of Consumerism; Youth Views about Materialism and Getting Rich; Traditional and Modern Beliefs: Moving Towards the Middle


Chapter 5 Global Media Both Helps and Inhibits Girls

Global Media is Pervasive and Changes Attitudes, Digital Divide, Teachers Compare their Generation With Their Students,

Indian Media, Mobile Phones and Social Media, The Internet Creates Global Youth Culture, Global Media Sells Consumerism, Media Addiction Creates Dumb Zombies, Media Exposure Makes Youth Opinionated and Brave, Hollywood Films Provide Global Activist Symbols, Media Facilitates Activism, Campaigns Against Sexualization of Girls, Covering Women’s News



Volume 2 Regions

Chapter 1 Feminist Waves in the West

Feminist Wave History, Second Wave Feminists, Second Wave Created Women’s Studies, Inequality Persists, Generation Gap, Third Wave Response, Rejection of Feminism? Fourth Wave, Women of Color,  US Recent Feminist Actions


Chapter 2 Women and Development

Girls and Women’s Importance in Development, Transnational Feminism Opposes Neoliberalism, Post-Colonial Feminists and Development, Feminist Development Organizations


Chapter 3 Latin American Horizontalism

Latin American Young Women’s Issues, Poverty, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil


Chapter 4 The African Way

African Values, Poverty and Development, Health Issues, Education, Women’s Movements, Young Women Feminists


Chapter 5 Brave Women in Muslim Countries

The Middle East Background, The Most Gender Equal Arab Nations,

Women and Islam, Feminist Activists, Women’s Role in Recent Uprisings

Iran, Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain, Morocco, Kurdish Rojava in Northern Syria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia


Chapter 6 Egypt’s 18-Day Revolution

Traditional Male Dominance; Education; A Pioneering Feminist: Dr. Nawal El Saadawi’s Egyptian Union for Women; Precursors to Women Revolutionaries of 2011; Young Women in the 2011 Revolution; After the Revolution; Sexual Harassment is Common; Recent Feminism


Chapter 7  Russia Turns to Glamour

Traditional Gender Roles, Consumerism and Glamour, Putin Teaches Youth to be Nationalistic, Attitudes Towards Feminism, Female Rebels Against Putin

Chapter 8 China Fears Feminists

Maoist Marxism, Traditional Beliefs, China’s Gender Issues, Rural vs. Urban Youth Issues, Youth Issues in an Era of Change from Maoism to Capitalism, Current Chinese Issues, Recent Feminism


Chapter 9  India’s Grassroots Feminism

Youth Issues, The Gap Between Urban and Rural, Violence Against Girls and Women, The Impact of Religion on Gender Roles, Changing Sex Roles, Youth Activism in Politics, Feminism

Other Books by the Author

50/50 Marriage (Beacon Press)

50/50 Parenting (Lexington Books)

Ed. Women’s Culture (Scarecrow Press)

Ed. Women’s Culture Revisited. (Scarecrow Press)

The Religious Ideas of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Edwin Mellen Press)

 Essential Energy Tools book and 3 videos. (Equality Press)

21st Century Families: Blueprints for Family-Friendly Workplaces,

Schools and Governments. (Equality Press)

The Teen Trip: The Complete Resource Guide (Equality Press)

Ed. Everything You Need to Know to Succeed After College (Equality


How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce (Equality Press)

Ed., Quick Healthy Recipes: Literacy Fundraiser (Equality Press)

Your Questions About Love and Family (Equality Press)

Your Questions About Mental and Physical Health (Equality Press)

Your Mindful Guide to Academic Success: Beat Burnout (Equality Press)

Ageism in Youth Studies: A Maligned Generation (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Global Youth Values Transforming Our Future (Cambridge Scholars Press)

Goals and Tactics for Changemakers (Equality Press)

Brave: Young Women’s Global Revolution (Equality Press)

In Process

Democracy Uprisings Led by Global Youth

Visionary Scientists








Slogans in Student Climate Marches 3-15-19, Girl Leaders

Slogans of Student Strike for Climate, March 15, 2019

London: have fund spending money on a dead planet, planet before profit, system change not climate change, socialist change not climate change, learn to change or learn to swim. Its’ getting hot on here. Global warming I not cool. It’s bloody boiling in here. Fuck this sht. Old enough to save the planet.

Brussels: Like the oceans, we rise; save the planet

Paris: you are never too small to make a different, pollution causes 7 million premature births per year; commence, lose nature, lose our future

Stockholm: there is no planet B, were going to be the kids you’ll read about in textbooks,

Vienna: system change not climate change,

Rome: love, make earth green again, be a part of the solution not part of the pollution, don’t look for hope. Let’ look for action.

Kiev: Our earth matters, don’t burn our future.

Sydney: Stop climate change or we’ll fire you, denial is suicide, it’s our future, no planet B,

Wellington: We’re over it, I’m with her, don’ be fossil fooled, change the politics not the climate, save our earth, keep earth clean. It’s not Uranus. Global warming, not cool. Make the planet great again. Save our planet. Our fight 4 our future. Get a plan to save the planet.

Seoul: There’s no planet B,

Tokyo: take action for the future, climate justice, stop waiting act now, animal agriculture is a major cause of climate change.

Hyderabad: save trees, save earth.

Kampala, Uganda: Save our environment, save our future Uganda’s temperature are rising, Keep mama Africa Green, Save our future, climate action now,

Capetown: No planet B, save earth now.


Article on teen environmentalsts in the US

Student climate strike in over 120 countries, 3-15-19


How Global Youth are Transforming our Future

Global Youth Transforming Our Future

        Brave, Comfortable with Diversity, and Caring

$10 ebook


Chapter 1: A Global Generation

Youth Characteristics; Academic Ageism; Get to Know Eva, Abel, Sahar and Yuan; Glocal Hybrid Youth Culture; Global Media Influence, Global Tends Shaping Our Future; How Youth Will Change the Future


Chapter 2: Generation Gap

Teenaging of Culture vs. War on Kids; Academics’ Viewpoint; A Current Generation Gap? Helicopter Parents Push School Success; What Youths Think About Adults


Chapter 3: Traditional Values

Critics of Modern Values and Stress; Traditional Rural vs. Modern Urban Values; Conflicting Values; Respect for Elders; Traditional Values in First Generation Immigrant Youth; Youth More Family-Focused


Chapter 4: Modern Values

Morally Lax and Relativistic?; Cultural Developmental Stages Change Values; Individualism vs. Collective Values; Modern Cultural Creatives; Values in Traditional Muslim Countries; Youth Value Education, Service and Career but Are Anxious


Chapter 5: Religious Beliefs

Religious Beliefs; Questions About God; Life Purpose; Meaning of Suffering; Youth Participation in Organized Religions: Comments about Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism and Animism; Spirituality


Chapter 6: Applied Values: Youth Environmental Activists are Brave Revolutionaries

Environmental and Gun Control Activists


ISBN 9780938795612