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Feminist Coalitions

Author : Stephanie Gilmore
ISBN : 9780252075391
Genre : History
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A fresh new look at the productive partnerships forged among second-wave feminists
Category: History

Feminist Organizations

Author : Myra Marx Ferree
ISBN : 1439901562
Genre : Social Science
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Twenty-six original essays look at contemporary feminist organizations.
Category: Social Science

Forging Radical Alliances Across Difference

Author : Jill M. Bystydzienski
ISBN : 0742510581
Genre : Political Science
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As we enter the twenty-first century, scholars, activists, and others concerned with social change increasingly realize that in order to transform society effective coalitions among different groups working for social justice need to be created and maintained. This anthology challenges dominant approaches of explaining social movements and coalition building.
Category: Political Science

Controversy And Coalition

Author : Myra Marx Ferree
ISBN : 9781135957612
Genre : Social Science
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Social Science

Feminism With Men

Author : Steven P. Schacht
ISBN : 0742541703
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 67.38 MB
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How can men participate in feminism as a full and equal partner, respecting gender differences yet sharing a common vision with women for an oppression-free future? This book provides both male and female perspectives, academic insights and practical suggestions for (pro)feminist men seeking new ways to increase mutual understanding and to create cooperative efforts with feminist women.
Category: Social Science

Revolutionizing Expectations

Author : Melissa Estes Blair
ISBN : 9780820347134
Genre : History
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Blair explores feminist activism at the local level during a critical period of social transformation, showing how a multifaceted women s movement of white, African American, and Hispanic women worked together to bring about tremendous changes in the 1970s."
Category: History

Feminist Advocacy

Author : Andrea J. Nichols
ISBN : 9780739180358
Genre : Social Science
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Feminist Advocacy: Gendered Organizations in Community-based Responses to Domestic Violence examines victim advocacy through a gendered organizations perspective. This monograph draws from in-depth interviews with twenty-six domestic violence victim advocates to examine their experiences with gendered policies and practices in the justice system, child protective services, and shelters. Andrea J. Nichols explores justice system interventions related to pro-arrest, dual arrest, no-drop prosecution, protective orders, and the actions of police and judges. In addition, she examines policies and practices related to child protective services that negatively affect battered women, such as charges for failure to protect and lost custody. Nichols also explores the most contentiously debated shelter policies, including curfew, confidentiality, substance abuse, entrance requirements, admitting adolescent boys, and mandatory classes. Drawing from advocates’ narratives of their experiences, Feminist Advocacy bears significant implications for policy and practice in community-based responses to domestic violence. This book will prove especially valuable to anyone who studies or works in the fields of social work, human services, criminal justice, or criminology, including advocates, practitioners, students, academic researchers, and those interested in intimate partner violence.
Category: Social Science

Pilgrimages Peregrinajes

Author : María Lugones
ISBN : 9781461640905
Genre : Philosophy
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Mar'a Lugones, one of the premiere figures in feminist philosophy, has at last collected some of her most famous essays, as well as some lesser-known gems, into her first book, Pilgrimages/Peregrinajes. A deeply original essayist, Lugones writes from her own perspective as an inhabitant of a number of different 'worlds.' Born in Argentina but living for a number of years in the United States, she sees herself as neither quite a U.S. citizen, nor quite an Argentine. An activist against the oppression of Latino/a people by the dominant U.S. culture, she is also an academic participating in the privileges of that culture. A lesbian, she experiences homophobia in both Anglo and Latino world. A woman, she moves uneasily in the world of patriarchy. Lugones writes out of multiple and conflicting subjectivities that shape her sense of who she is, resisting the demand for a unified self in light of her necessary ambiguities. Pilgrimages/Peregrinajes explores the possibility of deep coalition with other women of color, based on 'multiple understandings of oppressions and resistances'—understandings whose logic she subjects to philosophical investigation.
Category: Philosophy

Feminist Thinkers And The Demands Of Femininity

Author : Lori Marso
ISBN : 9781135525194
Genre : History
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Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating interdisciplinary study focuses on how feminist thinkers throughout history have long striven to balance politics, intellectual work, and the material conditions of femininity. Taking a close look at this quest for an integrated life in the autobiographical and theoretical writings of well-known feminists such as Mary Wollstonecraft, Emma Goldman, and Simone de Beauvoir, alongside contemporary counterparts, like Azar Nafisi, Audre Lorde, and Ana Castillo, Marso moves beyond questions of who women are and what women want, adding an innovative personal dimension to feminist theory, showing how changing conceptions of femininity manifest themselves within all women’s lives.
Category: History

The Rising Of The Women

Author : Meredith Tax
ISBN : 0252070070
Genre : Business & Economics
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Focusing on the socialist housewives, settlement workers, and left-wing feminists who were the main allies of working women between the 1880s and World War I, The Rising of the Women explores the successes and failures of the "united fronts" within which middle- and working-class American women worked together to improve social and economic conditions for female laborers. Through detailed studies of the Woman's Trade Union League, the Illinois Women's Alliance, the New York shirtwaist makers strike of 1909-10, and the 1912 textile workers strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Meredith Tax uncovers the circumstances that helped and hindered cross-class and cross-gender cooperation on behalf of women of the working class. In a new introduction to this first Illinois paperback edition, Tax assesses the progress of women's solidarity since the book's original publication.
Category: Business & Economics