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This Woman's Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell

Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496807588
eISBN:
9781496807625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807588.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This Woman’s Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell is a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell. This manuscript examines ... More


Modes of Feminine Resistance and Testimony in the Wake of the Mudawana Reform and the Arab Uprisings: Contemporary Discourses of Contestation in Naïma Zitan’s Play Dialy and Fedwa Misk’s Webzine Qandisha

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter 6 analyzes Qandisha, A Collaborative Feminine Magazwine, a webzine founded by Moroccan journalist and blogger Fedwa Misk in 2011 and Naïma Zitan’s Dialy (2012), a play in colloquial ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Moroccan Women’s Auto/Biography and Testimony

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The conclusion highlights the ways in which a transdisciplinary interpretative lens in Revisionary Narratives allows for connecting the specific devices women use to produce auto/biography to larger ... More


Conclusion One War Ends, Another War Continues

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Although the Iraq War ended, the military peace movement continues organizing to stop the over-extension of the military and better address the traumas facing servicemembers returned from war. The ... More


The Military Peace Movement

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter opens showing the heartbreak behind the military peace movement and then lays out its theoretical and informational context. Briefly describes the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (with ... More


Joining the Military Peace Movement: Risky Business

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Embedded in a wide spectrum of military-identified organizations critical of U.S. government policies, the military peace movement had four main organizations. Activists within these faced greater ... More


Insider–Outsiders: From Warriors to War Protestors

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Military peace movement members were outsiders in both the military and the peace movement because they tried to be connected to both, but they believe that this combined identity enhanced the ... More


Building a Family and Transforming Activists’ Emotions

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The military peace movement organizations acted as a family, and this allowed activists to move beyond the negative emotions of powerlessness (fear, guilt, shame and unfocused anger) brought on by ... More


Using Grief to Connect with Bystanders

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

A close examination of one tactic, anti-war war memorials, demonstrates how activists intentionally elicit emotions, such as grief and sadness, to increase the impact of their message. Activists drew ... More


Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Lisa Leitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a window into an intriguing and previously unexamined segment of the anti-Iraq War movement comprised of veterans and military families. The book documents important political and ... More


Managing and Deploying the Insider–Outsider Identity

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Activists strategically deployed their combined military/peace identities in order to attract attention, demonstrate legitimacy, reframe “patriotism” and “troop support” in ways that promoted peace, ... More


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