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Apart and Together: Boston, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s and Early 1980s

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/9780195179040.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the late 1970s and early 1980s, black and white women were developing ways of working together, often in conferences or in coalitions around emergencies, such as violence against women. They ... More


After the Storm: Women, Public Policy, and Power

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses Galveston after the Hurricane of 1900 which was the worst natural disaster in the history of the North American continent. Historians of the Progressive Era recalled that out ... More


Mormon Matriarchs: Lds Ladies at the World's Congress of Representative Women

Reid L. Neilson

in Exhibiting Mormonism: The Latter-day Saints and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384031
eISBN:
9780199918324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384031.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Mormon women were not only involved in the Territory of Utah's exhibitions and the Tabernacle Choir; they also were active participants in a variety of Columbian Exposition events, most notably the ... More


Everyday Constitutionalism in a Nation of Joiners

Kevin Butterfield

in The Making of Tocqueville'S America: Law and Association in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297088
eISBN:
9780226297118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297118.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter will examine the ordinary experiences of membership and association over the first three decades of the nineteenth century. This chapter will emphasize some of the ways that many ... More


The YWCA and Wage-Earning Women

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the contribution of the Young Women's Christian Association to make earning wages possible for women. The YWCA was the last major white women's organization to emerge in the ... More


Woman Is All the Nation: The Palestinian Women's Movement, 1929–1939

Ellen L. Fleischmann

in The Nation and Its "New" Women: The Palestinian Women's Movement, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237896
eISBN:
9780520937048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237896.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Arab Women's Association/Union (AWA) is the most active women's group in Palestine. The founding of the AWA in 1929 signified a transformation in women's organizing strategies, manifested by their ... More


Daughters of the Resistance, 1943–1946

Wendy Pojmann

in Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter one examines the period between 1943 and 1946 from the armistice to the first free elections. It shows that during this brief time, Italian women reinvented the women’s movements of the late ... More


Channeling Womanpower: Maternalism and World War I Mobilization

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines women's voluntary associations' role in mobilization. It examining the Women's Committee of the Council of National Defense, the Young Women's Christian Association, the Woman's ... More


Civilization at the Crossroads

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the origins of the Pan-Pacific women's cultural internationalist movement within a larger Pacific-based call for a new world civilization. It then describes the first ... More


Introduction

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to investigate the global vision of a Pan-Pacific women's community. It details the formation of the Pan-Pacific Women's Association ... More


“An Essential Way of Life”: The Political Awakening of Women Militants

Molly Tambor

in The Lost Wave: Women and Democracy in Postwar Italy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199378234
eISBN:
9780199378258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378234.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1 provides a collective biography of the members of the Lost Wave, using their life stories to illustrate their motivations and to explain the nature of women’s political militancy in postwar ... More


Alternatives: ATI in New York City

Alexandra Bell and Leche

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0084
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author narrates her encounter with a former prisoner named Leche, who at the time of writing is enrolled in an Alternative to Incarceration program. On her last bid in prison, ... More


Race Politics in the Cold War

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the 1955 Pan-Pacific Women's Conference held in Manila, Philippines. As in previous years, organizers sought to encourage that the viewpoints of non-Western women be heard. ... More


Decolonizing the Women’s Pan-Pacific

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter looks at contradictory efforts made by the newly formed Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA) toward decolonizing its own practices and attracting greater numbers of women of the ... More


Institutionalizing Orphans: The Founding and Managing Women

Jessie B. Ramey

in Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses how almost every historical account of the founding of the United Presbyterian Orphan's Home (UPOH) begins by paying homage to Rev. James Fulton, the young pastor of the Fourth ... More


The Women Will Be Factors in the Present Campaign: Women’s National Politics in the 1920s

Mary-Elizabeth B. Murphy

in Jim Crow Capital: Women and Black Freedom Struggles in Washington, D.C., 1920-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646725
eISBN:
9781469646749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646725.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines black women’s national politics in the 1920s. For years, African American women had been organizing in their churches, mutual benefit associations, the Phyllis Wheatley Young ... More


Interracial Friendship

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Writing in her conference diary in 1934, Elsie Andrews recorded with pride that the Pan-Pacific Women's Association had celebrated the New Zealand delegation as an example to the world. The bilingual ... More


Culture and Identity

Fiona Paisley

in Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter continues an investigation of indigenous involvements in the Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA). It considers Maori participation from the perspective of handcraft as a site of ... More


Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Fiona Paisley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Since its inception in 1928, the Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA) has witnessed and contributed to enormous changes in world and Pacific history. This women's network established a series of ... More


The Liverpool Women's Suffrage Society

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of women's suffrage society in Liverpool. It evaluates the success of different organisations in politicising women and analyses how organisations function on the ... More


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