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Transnational Feminism: Event, Temporality, and Performance at the 1975 International Women’s Year Conference

Jocelyn Olcott

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the processes of translation spilled out during the International Women's Year (IWY) conference held in Mexico City in 1975. More specifically, it explains how the IWY ... More


Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Webb Keane

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The human propensity to take an ethical stance toward oneself and others is found in every known society, yet we also know that values taken for granted in one society can contradict those in ... More


Riding the Second Wave: The American Face of Women's Liberation in Britain

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reviews the transatlantic nature of both the ideology and the practice of feminism in a period that needs to be re-assessed as a special moment rather than a prelude to failure. The ... More


Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the Politics of National Security, 1940-1980

Laura Micheletti Puaca

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469610818
eISBN:
9781469614441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610818.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This history of what is here termed “technocratic feminism” traces contemporary feminist interest in science to the World War II and early Cold War years. During a period when anxiety about America’s ... More


Latin American Feminism and the Transnational Arena

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the historical roles of women from the 1880s to the 1940s. It shows a world of activism across national boundaries. The invocation of the ideals of Pan-Americanism by the ... More


Developing “Third World” Feminist Networks, 1970

Jessica M. Frazier

in Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631790
eISBN:
9781469631813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631790.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter asks whether and how connections between American civil rights movements and socialist revolutions outside the United States shaped feminisms of women of color. Scholars have noted the ... More


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