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Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Tamar W. Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Examining three interconnected case studies, this book demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on an ... More


“Feminism Means More Than a Changed World. . . . It Means the Creation of a New Consciousness in Women”: Feminism, Consciousness-Raising, and Continuity between the Waves

Laura K. Nelson

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Challenging the notion that public actions and political lobbying are the women’s movement’s main tactics, this chapter traces the history of an extra-institutional form of feminism—narrative-based ... More


Introduction: 1970

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book focuses on the national television news narratives about the second wave of feminism that proliferated in 1970, a ... More


Xenophobia, anti-Semitism and feminist activism in eastern Europe: a case study of Romania1

Elisabeta Zelinka

in Racism Postcolonialism Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312199
eISBN:
9781846315626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312199.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the ‘concentrationary legacies’ of state totalitarianism in Europe in the context of institutionalised anti-Semitism in contemporary Romania. It argues that anti-Semitism in ... More


The Hindu Code Bill in Independent India

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter assesses the contribution of the Hindu Code Bill in the construction of the modern Indian nation. Contrary to the existing perception that the Hindu Code Bill in its diluted form failed ... More


Performative Slurs: Political Rhetoric in Feminist Activism

Bogdan Popa

in Shame

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419826
eISBN:
9781474435222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419826.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this chapter I discuss performative slurs as a tactic deployed by feminist activists in England in the 19th century. During debates about the Contagious Diseases Acts in England, feminists’ ... More


Magazines and the Marketing of the Movement: The March 1970 Protest

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the March 18, 1970, sit-in at Ladies' Home Journal (LHJ), a crucial episode in feminist media activism that had dramatic internal and external consequences for women's ... More


Advancing Feminist Thinking on Globalization

Kathy E. Ferguson and Monique Mironesco

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reflects on the lessons advanced in previous chapters and returns three umbrella themes developed in the introduction. In doing so, the chapter finds that the first ... More


Political Writings

Simone de Beauvoir

Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036941
eISBN:
9780252097201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036941.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book offers an abundance of newly translated essays by the author that demonstrate a heretofore unknown side of her political philosophy. The book documents and contextualizes the author’s ... More


The Feminist Fetish: Legal Advocacy

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In the wake of the Constitution of 1992, Ghana criminalized cutting not once, but twice. In chapters 6 and 7, which should be read in conjunction, I investigate the intimate relationship between ... More


Conclusion

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter reflects on the motivations of Jewish women engaged in early feminist activism, considering the importance of fluid, but ever-present, Jewish identity to every kind of social ... More


The Feminist Moment That Wasn't

Susan Ware

in Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834541
eISBN:
9781469603384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877999_ware.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the time when Billie Jean King alerted readers of women-Sports to be on the lookout for “the largest gathering of tomboys and ex-tomboys in recent history.” She wasn't ... More


Ashapurna Devi and Feminist Consciousness in Bengal: A Bio-critical Reading

Dipannita Datta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099994
eISBN:
9780199085415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099994.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Has the battle for equality solved problems of woman in society? Has the cry for woman’s emancipation from her degraded condition liberated women in India and in the world? This volume analyses the ... More


How Civil Society Represents Women: Feminists, Catholics, and Mobilization Strategies in Africa

Alice J. Kang

in Representation: The Case of Women

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199340101
eISBN:
9780199380077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340101.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Who in civil society seeks to influence the representation of women's interests and how, in both democratic and authoritarian regimes? Relatively little is known about the full range of actors ... More


Science and the Second Wave

Laura Micheletti Puaca

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469610818
eISBN:
9781469614441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610818.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on efforts to expand women’s participation in scientific fields amid the second wave of American feminism and changing national security concerns. In addition to addressing how ... More


Introduction

Laura Micheletti Puaca

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469610818
eISBN:
9781469614441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610818.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter begins with a description of how feminists used the language and cause of national security, during the period between the Second World War and early Cold War era, to ... More


Biographical reflections on the problem of changing violent men

David Gadd

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

After a lengthy period of neglect within the field of criminology, the study of men's violence on female partners gained prominence during the 1980s as a result of feminist activism and feminist ... More


From Jim Crow to Jane Crow, or How Anne Scott and Pauli Murray Found Each Other

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

in Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031731
eISBN:
9781617031748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031731.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

World War II was a key moment for all women as they stepped into opportunities vacated by men and welcomed younger women into public life. This chapter focuses on how women, especially southern ... More


The Skin of the Burka: Recent Life Narratives from Afghanistan

Gillian Whitlock

in Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226895253
eISBN:
9780226895277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226895277.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates how autoethnographies circulate in the West and empower feminist activism in Afghanistan at the same time as they appeal to Western fantasies about one of the most ... 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


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