Medicine Stories: History, Culture and the Politics of Integrity

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  • Hardcover
  • 248 pages
  • Medicine Stories: History, Culture and the Politics of Integrity
  • Aurora Levins Morales
  • 22 June 2017
  • 9781478001904

About the Author: Aurora Levins Morales

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Medicine Stories: History, Culture and the Politics of IntegrityIn This Revised And Expanded Edition Of Medicine Stories, Aurora Levins Morales Weaves Together Insights And Lessons Learned Over A Lifetime Of Activism To Offer A New Theory Of Social Justice Calling For A Politics Of Integrity That Recognizes The Complicated Wholeness Of Individual And Collective Lives, Levins Morales Delves Among The Interwoven Roots Of Multiple Oppressions, Exposing Connections, Crafting Strategies, And Uncovering The Wellsprings Of Resilience And Joy Throughout These Twenty Eight Essays Twenty One Of Which Are New Or Extensively Revised She Exposes The Structures And Mechanisms That Silence Voices And Divide Movements The Result Is A Medicine Bag Full Of Techniques And Perspectives To Build A Universal Solidarity That Is Flexible, Nuanced, And Strong Enough To Fundamentally Shift Our World Toward Justice Intimately Personal And Globally Relevant, Medicine Stories Brings Clarity And Hope To Tangled, Emotionally Charged Social Issues In Beautiful And Accessible Language.

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10 thoughts on “Medicine Stories: History, Culture and the Politics of Integrity

  1. Aurora Morales says:

    South End Press sent out a call for manuscripts to selected writers in late 1997 or early 1998 I was in the middle of finishing my book Remedios, and consulted my other and collaborator about whether to take it on She said to do it, but not worry, to write a B book not strive for A As a result, I wrote it easily, without anxiety, and have been astonished at how widely it is read, quote...

  2. cj says:

    Medicine Stories serves up a hefty dose of soul stirring wisdom that empowers us to dream up new futures Morales ability to capture such a well rounded scope of interconnected histories and ideas had me head nodding and ...

  3. Drick says:

    Aurora Levins Morales, a long time feminist and anti racism activist has put together a series of essays that are poignantly written and speak of both the personal and political experiences of oppression in an integrated way Born to a Puerto Rican mother and a Russian Ashkenazi Jewish father, Morales ...

  4. Alisa says:

    Aurora Levins Morales writes with such intimacy that the reader feels her strength, her resilience, her story that I finished the book inspired to write She reminds us that the practice of our cultures is revolutionary and ...

  5. William Lawrence says:

    But abuse is the local eruption of systemic oppression, and oppression the accumulation of millions of small systematic abuses.

  6. Lara says:

    This book changed the way I looked at healing, complex intersectionality, and trauma I ve read it so many timesand never have it too far from my fingertips x

  7. Clivemichael says:

    Inspiring reflections on cultural influence Well articulated Earth centered cultures everywhere held our kinship with land and animals and plants as core knowledge, central to living The land had to be soaked with blood and that knowledge, those cultures shattered, before private ownership could be erected It wasn t just theft it is no longer useful to keep defining and elaborating our understandings of the exact nature of racism, sexism, class and sexua...

  8. Tucker says:

    Grapples with big issues in a way that is hopeful and empowering.

  9. Jennifer says:

    My favorite book on why history is so essential The Historian as Curandera is an amazing essay Morales urges us to view history as a way to build hope for marginalized folk, making for better movement building She also argues that we embrace the complexity of our own p...

  10. Tanuja says:

    I want to memorize and live Every Single Word.