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The Trouble between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement

Winifred Breines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179040
eISBN:
9780199788583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179040.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book considers why a racially integrated feminist movement did not develop in the second wave of the feminist movement in the 1970s. It looks at radical white and black women in the civil rights ... More


Hope and Anger: Black Women and Black Power

Winifred Breines

in The Trouble between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179040
eISBN:
9780199788583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179040.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Black Power movement of the 1960s developed out of anger about the way African Americans were treated in the United States. It emphasized black culture, history, pride, community, and rage. ... More


Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

Maxine Craig

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152623
eISBN:
9780199849345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152623.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a study of black women as symbols, and as participants, in the reshaping of the meaning of black racial identity. The meanings and practices of racial identity are continually reshaped ... More


The Power Bases of Labor and Environmental Movements

Hwa-Jen Liu

in Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816689514
eISBN:
9781452952420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689514.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 argues that social movements as collective actors rooted in human associations derive their power from different sources, and, through the lens of movement power, the puzzle of reverse ... More


Black Power May Be the Only Hope America Has: Black Power, Feminism, and the New Left, 1966–1967

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Flo Kennedy’s organizing in the Black Power Conference, the National Conference for New Politics and the National Organization for Women and establishes Kennedy’s significance ... More


Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Hwa-Jen Liu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816689514
eISBN:
9781452952420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689514.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Despite of similarities in colonial heritages, authoritarian rule, and a breakneck speed of industrialization, despite of similar levels of grievances over abused labor power and natural environment, ... More


Labor and Environmental Trajectories

Hwa-Jen Liu

in Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816689514
eISBN:
9781452952420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689514.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 5 tackles the sharply distinct trajectories of labor and environmental movements due to their pursuit of different forms of movement power; setbacks and crises lead them to acquire each ... More


“The Most Important Tribe in America”

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes the grassroots movement that erupted on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation to resist non-Indian mining and change forever the trajectory of Indian energy development. As news of ... More


The Appearance of Unity

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Ain't I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152623
eISBN:
9780199849345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152623.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter follows the use of women as symbols in the fractured politics of the Black Power Movement. As the movement for black liberation fragmented, images of the beautiful black woman and calls ... More


Introduction: Strategic Comparison of Two Movements and Two Late Industrializers

Hwa-Jen Liu

in Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816689514
eISBN:
9781452952420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689514.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction introduces readers to a puzzle of why did two countries as structurally similar as Taiwan and Korea produced distinct sequences—in reverse order—of the rise of labor and ... More


The Emergence of Early-Riser Movements

Hwa-Jen Liu

in Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816689514
eISBN:
9781452952420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689514.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 3 explains the discrepancy of movement emergence. A movement emerges as the early riser because it takes advantage of a relative lack of structural constraint in the location that corresponds ... More


Determining the Self

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Following the Northern Cheyenne revolt, this chapter moves to the adjacent Crow Reservation to detail similar efforts to resist non-Indian mining there. The bulk of the chapter, however, is dedicated ... More


Myths, Stereotypes, Sexual Politics, and the Black Power Movement in Alice Childress’s Wine in the Wilderness

Ama S. Wattley

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines playwright Alice Childress as an early challenger of Black Power ideology through an analysis of her 1969 play, Wine in The Wilderness, and contends that Childress frankly ... More


Humor in Hue: Gag Cartoons as Satire in Black World Magazine during the Black Arts Movement, 1970–1976

Nathaniel Frederick II and William Schulte

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Black Arts movement developed as a counterpart to the Black Power Movement in the 1960s and 1970s, and African American cartoonists incorporated Afrocentric themes in their work. The most ... More


Epilogue: Where We Came Out

Richard M. Fried

in Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195043617
eISBN:
9780199853724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195043617.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1956 election campaign, preoccupation with the Red menace had measurably declined in party politics. In 1954, Richard Nixon celebrated the exodus of Communists from government, but McCarthy ... More


Against the Grain: Alice Childress and the Black Arts Movement

Elizabeth Smith

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Despite sharing many of the beliefs and values of the Black Arts movement (BAM) African American playwright Alice Childress (1916-1994) is rarely mentioned in the context of the BAM. This essay ... More


The Philippines’ “Bloodless Revolution”

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778201
eISBN:
9780199897216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778201.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Ferdinand Marcos ruled the Philippines for two decades, using his position to amass a personal fortune. When Benigno Aquino—Marcos’s key political rival—was assassinated in 1983, cross-class ... More


Exodus at the Intersection of the Black Power Movement and the Black Church

Herbert Robinson Marbury

in Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835966
eISBN:
9781479875030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835966.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter turns to the era of the Black Power Movement, probing its contours as the ideological heir to the Civil Rights Movement. It also examines the interpretive work of Albert Cleage. ... More


The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

Joyce Bell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162609
eISBN:
9780231538015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162609.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The Black Power movement has often been portrayed in history and popular culture as the quintessential “bad boy” of modern black movement-making in America. Yet this impression misses the full extent ... More


Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Brian Meeks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reflects on Caribbean politics, particularly radical politics and ideologies in the postcolonial era. The book also explains the peculiarities of the contemporary neoliberal period while ... More


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