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Champions for Peace: Women Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize 3ed

by Judith Hicks Stiehm Rowman and Littlefield
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Judith Stiehm narrates the remarkable stories of the sixteen women who have won the Nobel Prize for Peace. The third edition includes the compelling life of Malala Yousafzai n++who was awarded the prize in 2014. Engaged and inspirational, all of these women clearly demonstrate that there is something each of us can do to advance a just, positive peace.

Preface In the Tradition of Lysistrata'Women Champions for Peace
Chapter 1 Bertha von Suttner: Noble Woman and Nobel Friend
Chapter 2 Jane Addams: “The Greatest Woman Who Ever Liveda
Chapter 3 Emily Greene Balch: The Dismissed Professor
Chapter 4 Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan: Sisterhood Created by Tragedy
Chapter 5 Mother Teresa: From Macedonia to India and Sainthood
Chapter 6 Alva Myrdal: World Diplomat
Chapter 7 Aung San Suu Kyi: Resisting by Staying Home
Chapter 8 Rigoberta Menchú Tum: A Story That Broke the World's Heart
Chapter 9 Jody Williams: Internet Activist
Chapter 10 Shirin Ebadi: Muslim Judge
Chapter 11 Wangari Muta Maathai: Kenya's “Greena Doctor
Chapter 12 Tawakkol Karman, Leymah Gbowee, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: 2011, the Year of the Women
Chapter 13 Malala Yousafzai: A Near Martyr
Conclusion Champions All
Epilogue Questions for U.S. and Non-U.S. Readers
Selected Bibliography
About the Author

Judith Hicks Stiehm is professor of political science at Florida International University, where she has served as provost and academic vice president. Her books include Inside Defense: Understanding the U.S. Military in the 21st Century and The US Military: A Basic Introduction. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, holds the U.S. Army Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, and has been honored by the American Political Science Association with the Frank Goodnow Award.