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Debates and Controversies on Abortion in Italy

Marina Calloni

in Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The debate over legalization of abortion dominated politics in Italy in the 1970s, part of a broader challenge to Catholic domination over families and women. Subsequent debates have revolved around ... More


Physical Fairness: Science, Feminism, and Sex Differences, 1950–2005

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 8 (the counterpart to Chapter 2) explores physical educators’ ideas about sex differences and active womanhood during the second half of the twentieth century. In each decade, teachers ... More


Radical Feminism and Feminist Radicalism

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on radical feminism and feminist radicalism. It was radical feminism that put women’s liberation movement on the map and got sexual politics recognized as a public issue. Yet ... More


Radical Feminism and Feminist Radicalism

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on radical feminism and feminist radicalism. It was radical feminism that put women’s liberation movement on the map and got sexual politics recognized as a public issue. Yet ... More


After 1970: Second-Wave Feminism, Mediated Popular Memory, and Gloria Steinem

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Women's Strike for Equality was the final major movement story of 1970 as far as the networks were concerned, and it represented the culmination of feminism's growing visibility that year. ... More


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

Carol Giardina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this first-hand history of the contemporary Women's Liberation Movement (WLM), the book argues against the prevalent belief that the movement grew out of frustrations over the male chauvinism ... 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


Liberation through Control in the Body Politics of U.S. Radical Feminism

Michelle Murphy

in The Moral Authority of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136806
eISBN:
9780226136820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136820.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sometimes nature's all-too-oppressive authority is confronted by another, such as that of political freedom. This chapter shows how twentieth-century feminists sought control over women's ... More


Family policy and gender equality in the new millennium

Åsa Lundqvist

in Family policy paradoxes: Gender equality and labour market regulation in Sweden, 1930-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424556
eISBN:
9781447302339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424556.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses gender-equality policy during the first decade of the new millennium, initially marked by the rise and fall of radical feminism in policy making, and later by the diversity ... More


Feminism and the ‘Crisis of Rationality’

Sabina Lovibond

in Essays on Ethics and Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719625
eISBN:
9780191788710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719625.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This essay engages in the close reading of some texts that pride themselves on their feminist political credentials. It focuses mainly on Rosi Braidotti’s deployment of a contrast between ‘radical’ ... More


Standing By Their Men: What Promise Keeper and Million Man March Women Wanted

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks at why women associated with the Promise Keepers and most black women supported the men’s marches. It shows that both groups of women believed in the folly of radical feminism, the ... More


No Women's Country

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0024
Subject:
History, Cultural History

At a very early age until her death, Philippa was an affirmed feminist. After reading Pearl Buck's Of Men and Women, she became fascinated and at the same time upset by the subject as the book ... More


The Moral Authority of Nature

Lorraine Daston and Fernando Vidal (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136806
eISBN:
9780226136820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136820.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

For thousands of years, people have used nature to justify their political, moral, and social judgments. Such appeals to the moral authority of nature are still very much with us today, as heated ... More


Introduction: Searching for Crystal Eastman

Amy Aronson

in Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199948734
eISBN:
9780190912864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948734.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

Crystal Eastman drafted America’s first serious workers’ compensation law. She helped found the National Woman’s Party and is credited as coauthor of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). She helped ... More


Where the Rubber Hits the Road, 1971–1972

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter begins where Chapter 1 ends. I portray myself teaching my first course on women and work, and the course’s contribution to my growing understanding that women’s economic disadvantages ... More


Venues of Liberation

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the large-venue rock concert. The rock concert was probably most productive in both reaching a mass audience and producing a sense of mass participation. In the United States ... More


Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Stephanie Jo Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The state of Yucatán is commonly considered to have been a hotbed of radical feminism during the Mexican Revolution. Challenging this romanticized view, this book examines the revolutionary reforms ... More


Songs Instead of Missiles: Agency and Subversive Complicity

Mark Katz

in Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056117
eISBN:
9780190056148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056117.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter discusses how US hip hop artists justify their participation in State Department–sponsored programs given hip hop’s traditional oppositional, anti-government stance. Many factors ... More


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