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(My) Stories of Lesbian Friendship

Jacqueline S. Weinstock

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reflects upon the author's changing experiences and understandings of lesbian friendship in relation to the prevailing story lines evident in the literature on lesbians' friendships. It ... More


Student feminist activism to challenge gender based violence

Ruth Lewis and Susan Marine

in Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how feminist student activism in UK and US universities is resisting and challenging gender based violence (GBV), as well as the ways that the feminists' work is fostered by ... More


Antiracism, Anticolonialism, and the Contradictory Left Feminism of Lorraine Hansberry

Kathlene McDonald

in Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Lorraine Hansberry, an author who was part of a Left feminist community that emphasized the centrality of black women’s leadership in antiracist and labor movements, and who ... More


“In Her Full Courage and Dignity”: Alice Childress and the Struggle against Black Women’s Triple Oppression

Kathlene McDonald

in Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter builds upon the works of James Smethurst, Alan Wald, William J. Maxwell, and Bill V. Mullen by reading Alice Childress’s 1950s writings in the context of her Left activism and her ... More


Conclusion: setting the agenda for challenging gender based violence in universities

Ruth Lewis and Sundari Anitha

in Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter consolidates some of the book's key themes, such as the analysis of gender based violence (GBV) in university settings as part of the continuum of violence that includes ... More


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