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Chapter 3

Georgina Waylen

in Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Using the discussion of the gendered nature of institutions, such as political parties developed in Part One, as its starting point, Part Three concentrates on the electoral arena. To determine the ... More


Broadening the Study of Women's Participation

Martha A. Ackelsberg

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research on women's political participation outside electoral politics and traditional forms of participation. Ackelsberg suggests an agenda for future research that ... More


Education or Indoctrination?: Conservative Female Activism in the Los Angeles Public Schools

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on a series of educational battles in the early 1950s that reveal the step-by-step process of how political ideas germinated in the fabric of women's everyday lives. Starting ... More


The Puzzle of Non-Adoption: Why Niger Has No Family Code

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Two examines how, to no avail, women’s activists tried to reform Niger’s family laws from independence in 1960 through 2011. The rise of a conservative religious movement and its issuing of a ... More


Strategic Scrapbooks: Activist Women's Clipping and Self-Creation

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter shows that scrapbooks kept by Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Dunbar Nelson, and less-well-known suffragists such as Lillie Devereux Blake, Caroline Healey Dall, and ... More


The Islamic Public Sphere and the Subject of Gender: The Politics of the Personal

Ellen Anne McLarney

in Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is about the soft force of Islamic cultural production in the decades leading up to the 2011 revolution in Egypt. ... More


Political Spaces

Denise Tse-Shang Tang

in Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083015
eISBN:
9789882209855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083015.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The term tongzhi is contested for its earlier primary definition to mean gay and middle class. It is used within LGBT activist communities and non-governmental organizations to denote politics that ... More


Organizing Women

Bharathi Ray

in Early Feminists of Colonial India: Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198083818
eISBN:
9780199082186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198083818.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter reports the story of Sarala Devi Chaudhurani’s and Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain’s efforts at organizing women. Swarnakumari Devi was the first woman to have shaped a women’s samiti. She ... More


Manhood and Citizenship

Laura E. Free

in Suffrage Reconstructed: Gender, Race, and Voting Rights in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450860
eISBN:
9781501701092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450860.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how northern free African Americans and women’s rights activists used the issue of gender and traditional American political rhetoric to challenge their own disfranchisement in ... More


The Party and Women

JONI LOVENDUSKI, PIPPA NORRIS, and CATRIONA BURNESS

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the role, organization, and influence of women in the party at all levels, and assesses the issue of Conservative attitudes and policies towards women's issues. It clarifies the ... More


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