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A History of the Greek Resistance in the Second World War: The People's Armies

Spyros Tsoutsoumpis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992514
eISBN:
9781526115140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992514.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book is the first systematic study of the ‘People’s Armies’ of ELAS and EDES during the occupation. Previous studies have either neglected the study of the guerrilla armies altogether or focused ... More


Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Jocelyn Viterna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? ... More


Women in War

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the central questions of the book, explains why a micro-level approach is necessary to answer these questions, and foreshadows the answers. It also reviews the data and ... More


Recruiting a Guerrilla Army

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Recruitment of activists is a perennial challenge in any social movement, and especially in movements where participation is “high risk”. Recruiting women into the FMLN guerrilla army was especially ... More


Joining the Guerrillas

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the other side of mobilization—which recruited individuals adopted the identity of “guerrilla,” and why? Women’s mobilization experiences varied according to the identities they ... More


Ranking the File

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the organizational structure and daily functioning of FMLN guerrilla camps. FMLN camps were highly stratified by gender, yet former guerrillas insisted that gender equality was ... More


Regulating Romance and Reproduction

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Public and private spheres merged in the FMLN camps, requiring commanders to regulate guerrillas’ family lives as well as military actions. Because men significantly outnumbered women, rules ... More


Demobilization, Remobilization, and Retrenchment

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

What happened to women guerrillas after the Peace Accords ended the civil war in El Salvador? Some capitalized on their wartime activism to break gender barriers, transform their own lives, and ... More


Persistence

Gerald E. Poyo

in Exile and Revolution: Jose D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049182
eISBN:
9780813050027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049182.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the late 1880s, a sharp decline in financial contributions from tobacco workers and manufacturers for the nationalist cause triggered a controversial shift in revolutionary strategy. Deteriorating ... More


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