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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


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


“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


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


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


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


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