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Moving Feminist Activists Inside the American State: The Rise of a State-Movement Intersection and Its Effects on State Policy

Lee Ann Banaszak

in The Unsustainable American State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780195392135
eISBN:
9780199852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392135.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the historic roots of feminist activists in the United States and the consequences of this that lead to the development of the American state. It begins by conceptualizing ... More


Agency Under Networks: Belonging and Privacy in Feminist Visual Culture

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter gives an in-depth look at the feminist dance theatre of Manjusri Chaki-Sircar and Ranjabati Sircar. Besides, it determines how this minimal norm of feminist temporal agency is being ... More


The Anti-Rape Movement and the Turn to Law

Rose Corrigan

in Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter provides an overview of law and social change among 1970s rape law reformers, emphasizing both their reluctance to work with the state and their reasons for ultimately doing so. ... More


The Anti-Rape Movement and the Turn to Law

Rose Corrigan

in Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter provides an overview of law and social change among 1970s rape law reformers, emphasizing both their reluctance to work with the state and their reasons for ultimately doing so. ... More


Feminist Dreams and Nightmares: The Struggle for Gender Health Equity in Brazil

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces the development of health policies for women in Brazil from the early 1980s to the mid-2010s and examines the central role that feminist health activists have played in calling ... More


“Something had to be there already”

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The feminism of women activists working with women's liberation movements has been framed by powerful forces. All these feminist activists shared common life experiences. This chapter aims to give ... More


Postfeminist Uncertainties

in Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is concerned with the history of the “postfeminist” period of Italian society. It includes narratives of previous feminist activists who live in Parma and sketches Italian feminism. This ... More


Fashioning Women through Activism, Ritual, and Dress

Mina Roces

in Women's Movements and the Filipina: 1986-2008

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834999
eISBN:
9780824871581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834999.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is devoted to the activities that involve the participation and indoctrination of potential followers. Oral testimonies, theater as advocacy, demonstrations, songs, and special rituals ... More


Flame, Nyaradzo, and Pretty: Black Women and Girls in Harare with Reason to Hope

Carolyn Martin Shaw

in Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines three types of women that are central to the book's study of the promises of feminism in Zimbabwe: women combatants/veterans (“Flame”), feminist activists (“Nyaradzo”), and ... More


Framing claims for women: from ‘old’ to ‘new’ Labour

Lovecy Jill

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reviews the stance of the Labour Party on women and feminising politics from so-called ‘old’ to New Labour, illustrating how feminist activists within the party were able to mobilise ... More


Teaching outside Liberal-Imperial Discourse: A Critical Dialogue about Antiracist Feminisms

Sylvanna Falcón, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott, and Dana Collins

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on antiracist feminisms. It presents the multiple conversations of four members of a feminist group called Collective of Antiracist-Feminist Scholar Activists (CASA) about ... More


The Skin of the Burka: Recent Life Narratives from Afghanistan

Gillian Whitlock

in Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226895253
eISBN:
9780226895277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226895277.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates how autoethnographies circulate in the West and empower feminist activism in Afghanistan at the same time as they appeal to Western fantasies about one of the most ... More


New selection grids: points tests and gender effects, 1993–2003

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 5 considers the second case study - changes in skilled immigration points tests in Australia and Canada over the decade from 1993 to 2003. This Chapter argues that the points test adopted in ... More


Critical Reflection of Section One: Silence Kills in “Revolting” Times: Braiding Feminist Activist Scholarship with the Threads of Resistance, Human Rights, and Social Justice

Shelly Grabe

in Women's Human Rights: A Social Psychological Perspective on Resistance, Liberation, and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190614614
eISBN:
9780190850746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614614.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Situated in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and New York City, with women raped in war and LGBQTGNC folks bearing the brunt of poverty, Section One reveals women’s struggles, hunger for recognition, blows of ... More


“An Infinite and Undefinable Movement”

Fatima El-Tayeb

in European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670154
eISBN:
9781452947242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670154.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The queering of ethnicity in Europe refers to Europe’s deliberate indifference to non-European minorities. This concluding chapter discusses how three methodological approaches have been used to ... More


Conclusion: Looking to the Future

Hilmi M. Zawati and Teresa A. Doherty

in Fair Labelling and the Dilemma of Prosecuting Gender-Based Crimes at the International Criminal Tribunals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199357109
eISBN:
9780190259839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199357109.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter summarizes the intentions of the author to present an in-depth case study featuring war-time gender-based crimes during the onset of wars in the nations of former Yugoslavia, ... More


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