Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press (September 23, 1999)
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experiences of younger activists have tended to target the interval of the Nineteen Sixties. Neatby exhibits us that the adolescence of the sixties weren't the one ones to differentiate themselves by means of their social activism and idealism - scholars of the Duplessis period have been both conscientious and idealistic approximately in need of reform and felt a robust experience of social accountability in the direction of the area at huge. at the Quebec scene they freely criticized spiritual experts and more and more observed themselves as brokers of reform in academic issues. Their activism led them to take strike motion and to arrange a sit-in. Neatby indicates that scholars, like such a lot of different social teams within the Quebec of the Nineteen Fifties, have been faraway from quiescent throughout the so-called "Grande noirceur." The attitudes of those activists supply a historical past for realizing pupil calls for this present day, corresponding to academic reform, unfastened entry to universities, and the abolition of pupil charges.