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Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is based on ethnographic fieldwork in three villages in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Dalit women engage in struggles to secure or protect livelihood entitlements such as ... More


Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Jacqueline Castledine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In recognizing the relation between gender, race, and class oppression, American women of the postwar Progressive Party made the claim that peace required not merely the absence of violence, but also ... More


Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Emmanuel David

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurrican Katrina provides a sociohistorical account of the emergence of Women of the Storm in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. After presenting a detailed ... More


Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Deborah Gray White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

“Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March” is a book about Americans’ search for personal tranquility at the turn of the twenty-first century. It argues ... More


Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century

Karissa Haugeberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040962
eISBN:
9780252099717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040962.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Women from remarkably diverse religious, social, and political backgrounds made up the rank-and-file of the American antiabortion movement. Empowered by--yet in many cases scared of--the changes ... More


We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

Sabine N. Meyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039355
eISBN:
9780252097409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039355.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book eschews the generalities of other temperance histories to provide a close-grained story about the connections between alcohol consumption and identity in the upper Midwest. The book ... More


A Jumble of Needs: Women's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

Rebecca Dolhinow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650576
eISBN:
9781452946061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650576.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Many immigrant communities along the U.S. border with Mexico are colonias, border settlements lacking infrastructure or safe housing. This book examines the leadership of Mexican women immigrants in ... More


A Different Kind of Welfare State: California’s Child Care Coalition in the Age of Protest, 1966–71

Natalie M. Fousekis

in Demanding Child Care: Women's Activism and the Politics of Welfare, 1940-1971

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036255
eISBN:
9780252093241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036255.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks at the new voices that began speaking for child care, both in California and across the nation: black mothers in the welfare rights movement and white middle-class women in the ... More


Going National: In which several women’s organizations lend support for the resurrection of New Orleans

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter documents Women of the Storm’s efforts to expand its membership base by partnering with national-level women’s organizations, including the Association of Junior Leagues International, ... More


Digging In: The Bridge Cohort, Mid-1980s to 1990s

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

in Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter begins with the origins story of what became the largest international men’s antiviolence organization, the White Ribbon Campaign, sparked by the infamous 1989 Montreal Massacre. The WRC ... More


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