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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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