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Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Carrie Hamilton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

At a time when conflicts in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere are highlighting women's roles as armed activists and combatants, this volume offers a book-length study of women's participation in ... More


Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics

Ronnee Schreiber

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331813
eISBN:
9780199851829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When we think of women's activism in America, figures such as Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan invariably come to mind—those liberal doyennes who have fought for years to chip away at patriarchy and ... More


The Women’s Movement and Indonesia’s Transition to Democracy

Rachel Rinaldo

in Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742477
eISBN:
9781501742491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742477.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter assesses the impact of the rise of these conservative Islamic countermovements on activism in support of women's rights. After all, women not only played an important role in the push ... More


Introduction

Frances C. Galt

in Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter establishes the original contribution of the book by addressing why this research is necessary, where it sits within the existing literature and how this research has been conducted. ... More


Toward Postcolonial Feminist Subjectivity: Korean Women’s Redress Movement for “Comfort Women”

Akwi Seo

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The issue of “comfort women” urged a self-revision of Japanese women’s movements in the 1990s from “victim” to “assailant,” from monolith to multiplicity, revealing a legacy of colonialism and racism ... More


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


Learning from the Uterus Out: Abortion and Women's Health Activism in Chicago

in Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226443058
eISBN:
9780226443072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443072.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of abortion and women's health activism in Chicago, Illinois. Health feminists first worked underground and provided abortions before their legalization in 1973, and ... More


Human Rights and Women’s Rights: The Appeal to an International Agenda in the Promotion of Women’s Equal Citizenship

Elizabeth Meehan

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is concerned with human rights and women's rights. It shows how the European Union (EU) and the international human rights agenda have contributed to women's activism in efforts to ... More


Women’s Islamic Movements in the Making

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter lays out the main themes in the historical processes contextualizing women's Islamic activism in Egypt. It analyzes the relationship between the projects of secularization instituted by ... More


New Media/New Feminism(s): The Lebanese Women’s Movement Online and Offline

Nelia Hyndman-Rizk

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

While the critical role of new media technologies in facilitating new social movements has been widely debated, fewer studies have collected empirical data on online campaigns in the Arab uprisings ... More


Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

Keisha-Khan Y. Perry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683239
eISBN:
9781452949154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683239.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a depth of ethnographic work that makes the following theoretical interventions: (a) to emphasize the significance of Brazil in the formation of the African Diaspora with specific ... More


Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Frances Galt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contributes to important discussions on gender inequality in the present-day film and television industries and labour movement through an historical analysis of women workers and their ... More


Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Rita Stephan and Mounira M. Charrad (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Images of women protesting in the Arab Spring, from Tahrir Square to the streets of Tunisia and Syria, have become emblematic of the political upheaval sweeping the Middle East and North Africa. In ... More


“The Negro Only Wanted a Chance to Live”: Civil Rights Activism in Postwar South Carolina

Cherisse Jones-Branch

in Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 2 focuses on the post–World War II years and the early years of the 1950s, specifically on the formation and activism of women’s organizations. Although the national organizations of the YWCA ... More


Conclusion

Frances C. Galt

in Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The final chapter draws together the key conclusions advanced within this book in relation to its three central themes: the operation of the gendered union structure, women’s union activism, and the ... More


“How Shall I Sing the Lord’s Song?”: Reactions to Brown v. Board of Education in South Carolina

Cherisse Jones-Branch

in Crossing the Line: Women's Interracial Activism in South Carolina during and after World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049250
eISBN:
9780813050089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049250.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 highlights South Carolina’s reaction to changes flowing from the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. It also explores the ways in which white and black women’s organizations ... More


Feminist Practice: Social Movements and Urban Space

Daphne Spain

in Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reviews the Second Wave as one among many social movements that altered the use of urban space. New spatial institutions had become a hallmark of the Second Wave; creating them was a ... More


Introduction: gender, nationalism and memory

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book aims to restore gender to a central position in the history of radical nationalism through a study of women's participation as members and supporters of Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) during ... More


Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Debbie Z. Harwell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When you think about civil rights activists, do you picture middle-aged, middle-class northern women in white gloves and tidy dresses meeting for coffee with their southern counterparts? This book ... More


If We Got That Freedom: “Integration” and the Sexual Politics of Southern College Women, 1940–1960

Susan K. Cahn

in Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how the discourse of democracy led female students at black, white, co-ed, and single-sex colleges to agitate against rules and regulations that solidified heterosexual norms. ... More


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