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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

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.
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Author : Stephanie Gilmore
ISBN : 9780415801447
Genre : History
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Groundswell: Grassroots Feminist Activism in Postwar America offers an essential perspective on the post-1960 movement for women's equality and liberation. Tracing the histories of feminist activism, through the National Organization of Women (NOW) chapters in three different locations: Memphis, Tennessee, Columbus, Ohio, and San Francisco, California, Gilmore explores how feminist identity, strategies, and goals were shaped by geographic location. Departing from the usual conversation about the national icons and events of second wave feminism, this book concentrates on local histories, and asks the questions that must be answered on the micro level: Who joined? Who did not? What did they do? Why did they do it? Together with its analysis of feminist political history, these individual case studies from the Midwest, South, and West coast shed light on the national women's movement in which they played a part. In its coverage of women's activism outside the traditional East Coast centers of New York and Boston, Groundswell provides a more diverse history of feminism, showing how social and political change was made from the ground up.
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 feminist advocacy in domestic violence organizations including shelters, the justice system, and child protective services. This book provides an analysis of advocacy responses to shelter rules, protective orders, no-drop prosecution, mandatory arrest, dual arrest, failure to protect, and lost custody. Feminist Advocacy is directed toward social work, human services, or criminology students, advocates and practitioners, academic researchers, and those interested in intimate partner violence.
Category: Social Science

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

Feminist Popular Education In Transnational Debates

Author : L. Manicom
ISBN : 9781137014597
Genre : Social Science
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This book is a collection of grounded accounts by feminist popular educators reflecting critically on processes of collective learning andself- and social transformation in various geopolitical settings.The contributorsadd to the debateon the forging of feminist praxis today.
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 Advocacy And Gender Equity In The Anglophone Caribbean

Author : Michelle V. Rowley
ISBN : 9781136839450
Genre : Social Science
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This book uses the Anglophone Caribbean as its site of critique to explore two important questions within development studies. First, to what extent has the United Nations' call to implement gender-mainstreaming projects resulted in the realization of gender equity for women within developing societies? Second, does gender-mainstreaming have the conceptual, operational, and technical capacities to address the centrality of the body in 21st-century lobbies for gender equity? In answering these questions, Rowley examines such issues as reproductive rights and equity, sexual harassment, and sexual minorities' rights.
Category: Social Science

Handbook Of Feminist Research

Author : Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
ISBN : 9781412980593
Genre : Social Science
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The second edition of the Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis, presents both a theoretical and practical approach to conducting social science research on, for, and about women. The Handbook enables readers to develop an understanding of feminist research by introducing a range of feminist epistemologies, methodologies, and methods that have had a significant impact on feminist research practice and women's studies scholarship. The Handbook continues to provide a set of clearly defined research concepts that are devoid of as much technical language as possible. It continues to engage readers with cutting edge debates in the field as well as the practical applications and issues for those whose research affects social policy and social change. It also expands on the wealth of interdisciplinary understanding of feminist research praxis that is grounded in a tight link between epistemology, methodology and method. The second edition of this Handbook will provide researchers with the tools for excavating subjugated knowledge on women's lives and the lives of other marginalized groups with the goals of empowerment and social change.
Category: Social Science

Separate Roads To Feminism

Author : Benita Roth
ISBN : 0521529727
Genre : Social Science
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The development of the era known as the 'second wave' of US feminist protest.
Category: Social Science