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What Is Feminist Peace?

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter starts with a discussion about international relations (IR) theory’s understandings of peace as well as the relationship between peace and feminist IR, pointing at the need both to be ... More


“We United with Our Sisters of Other Faiths in Petitioning for Peace”: Jewish Women, Peace Activism, and Acculturation

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the expansion of American Jewish women's peace activism, which also predated suffrage victory but achieved new power and recognition during and after the First World War. ... More


Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Maia Carter Hallward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Beginning in 2004, after the mainstream peace movement collapsed due in part to the outbreak of the second intifada, the author of this book, Maia Hallward, spent most of a year observing the work of ... More


Revival, January 1919–September 1931

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The peace movement experienced a dramatic revival from the beginning of 1919 to the eve of the Manchuria crisis and also benefited from the public's growing disappointment with the post-war world. In ... More


“Where the Yellow Star Is”: American Jewish Women, the Peace Movement, and Jewish Identity during the 1930s and World War II

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines a new set of challenges facing Jewish women in the peace movement during the 1930s. As the international scene deteriorated, the Depression spread worldwide, and Hitler rose to ... More


Bridging Race and Peace: The AFSC in Good Times and Bad, 1927–1931

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the American Interracial Peace Committee (AIPC), a determined effort to link interracial work with the peace activism. Created in early 1927 and almost wholly subsidized by the ... More


Peacemaking

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter marks the shift toward cosmopolitan religious activism by looking at various forms of religious peacemaking. These include traditional pacifist support for conscientious objectors, ... More


Conclusion

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The peace movement in Britain had lost a little of its detachment by the end of World War II and the idealism it promoted diminished somewhat, but its special sense of mission remained unabated. Even ... More


Peace Movements and the Demilitarization of German Political Culture, 1970s–1980s

Holger Nehring

in Demilitarization in the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037894
eISBN:
9780252095153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037894.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the relationship between peace movement activism and demilitarization in both East and West Germany during the 1970s and 1980s. It focuses on the history of peace activism in ... More


The Politics of Exclusionary Inclusion: Peace Activism and the Struggle on International and Domestic Political Order in the International Council of Women, 1899–1914

Susan Zimmermann

in Paradoxes of Peace in Nineteenth Century Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727996
eISBN:
9780191794292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727996.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

The peace politics of the International Council of Women were haunted by tension and conflict over how peace was to be conceptualized and promoted in relation to the ‘real world out there’ and within ... More


Progressive Mothers

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter demonstrates how a host of social justice causes remain at the core of U.S. leftist women's postwar activism, including civil rights and women's equality, and more importantly, peace. ... More


Negotiating Peace

in Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan: Politics and the Body in a Squatter Settlement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226001999
eISBN:
9780226002019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226002019.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws attention to the emergent forms of feminist subjectivity among displaced women through a careful investigation of both formal and informal strategies for effecting peace. It ... More


Conclusion

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The Conclusion summarizes the key results of the book. It stresses the importance of the memory of the Second World War for activists’ experiences of the cold war. It discusses the importance of ... More


Promoting the Protest: The Organizational Embeddedness of the Demonstrators

Mario Diani

in The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on Iraq

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650958
eISBN:
9781452946030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the individual demonstrators’ backgrounds in collective action and in associations. It considers the demonstrators’ involvement in the organizations promoting the demonstrations ... More


Connecting U.S. Intervention with Social Injustice, 1970–1972

Jessica M. Frazier

in Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631790
eISBN:
9781469631813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631790.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After peace talks began in Paris, the female delegation of Nguyen Thi Binh, foreign minister of the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) of South Viet Nam, spearheaded people's diplomatic ... More


Mothers as Experts, 1965–1967

Jessica M. Frazier

in Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631790
eISBN:
9781469631813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631790.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In an era when red-baiting still occurred, American women’s peace organizations often represented themselves as mothers concerned for the fates of their children when engaging in antiwar activism. ... More


Prophetic Justice in a Home Haunted by Strangers: Transgressive Solidarity and Trauma in the Work of an Israeli Rabbis' Group

Bettina Prato

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the peace activism of Rabbis for Human Rights, a group of some ninety Israeli rabbis founded in 1988 in reaction to the military repression of the ... More


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