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Kith and Kin Women's Networks in Colonial Virginia

Joan R. Gundersen

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the crucial period between 1700–75 during which women's social contacts moved from an integrated circle of family, neighbors, servants, slaves, and mistresses to a dual system. ... More


The Creation of “a Modern Weaving Machine”: Bringing Feminist Counterpublics Online

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

in Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284494
eISBN:
9780520960107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284494.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers an alternative account of the invention of the internet. It tells the story of how social justice-oriented web enthusiasts built the internet as we know it today – a networks of ... More


Introduction

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines the rise of feminist labor unions in Japan and their efforts to transform their workplaces, their lives, and the national labor movement as a whole. Focusing on the story of the ... More


First, We Drink Tea

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the lessons and insights gained from the first phase of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project, showing how participants from both sides laid the intellectual ... 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


A Movement Transformed

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, the author considers the lasting impacts of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project some ten years after its completion, with particular emphasis on how it has transformed the ... More


Made in Japan

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the first concrete fruits of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project as the Japanese participants pilot their own newly created educational programs. On December 24, ... More


Domesticity, modernity and women's rights: voluntary women's organisations and the women's movement 1950–64

Caitríona Beaumont

in Housewives and citizens: Domesticity and the women's movement in England, 1928-64

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086076
eISBN:
9781781705971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086076.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This final chapter explores the activities and objectives of the Mothers’ Union, Catholic Women's League, National Council of Women, Women's Institutes and Townswomen's Guilds throughout the 1950s ... More


Shifting Alliances in the Postwar Period, 1973–1978

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/9781469631790.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With impending changes to the role of the United States in Viet Nam, the women’s antiwar diplomatic network established over the course of the war faced new challenges. The common enemy that had ... More


Crisis of Difference

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reports on the second meeting of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project, when U.S. educators came to Tokyo to model participatory education techniques as a first step toward ... More


Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era

Jessica M. Frazier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631790
eISBN:
9781469631813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631790.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1965, fed up with President Johnson’s refusal to make serious diplomatic efforts to end the Vietnam War, a group of female American peace activists decided to take matters into their own hands by ... More


Women’s Union Tokyo in Practice

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter looks at Women's Union Tokyo (WUT) in practice based on the author's observations during period from December 2000 to May 2001. It discusses significant internal pressures the WUT was ... More


Under the Microscope

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reports on the systematic organizational self-analysis presented by Women's Union Tokyo (WUT) at the first international meeting of the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project. During ... More


Lessons for Building Crossborder Collaborations

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the lessons learned—sometimes the hard way—from the US–Japan Working Women's Networks Project about the necessity, as well as the difficulties, of building crossborder ... 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


A Dynamic Businessman’s Aristocracy: The 1890s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapters 5 and 6 both examine the Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century. The single most momentous change to hit the upper class during this period was the enlargement and enrichment of the ... 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


Strengthening Channels of Communication, 1968–1970

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/9781469631790.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At a time when U.S. women were pushed to the sidelines of antiwar protests because of a focus on draft resistance, American women’s peace groups carved out a place for themselves as middle-aged ... More


Filipinas in the Deep South: Reading Domestic Oral Narratives as Sites of Politicization and Community Building

Linda Pierce Allen

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the story of Filipinas in south Mississippi. The Filipino community in south Mississippi is largely a Filipina community, comprised mainly of first-generation Filipina immigrant ... More


Accounting for Time: The Entrepreneurial Subject in Crisis

Miranda Joseph

in Debt to Society: Accounting for Life under Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687411
eISBN:
9781452949109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687411.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the role of accounting in shaping time and thus the temporal structuring of life itself, while dwelling in/on the inherent contradictions of entrepreneurial subjectivity. ... More


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