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Global Feminisms Since 1945 : Re-writing Histories - Bonnie G. Smith

Global Feminisms Since 1945

Re-writing Histories

By: Bonnie G. Smith (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th June 2000
ISBN: 9780415184908
Number Of Pages: 332

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"Global Feminisms" is an innovative and concise anthology considering the similarities and differences between feminisms in West and East, North and South, and highlighting class, racial, ethnic and imperial tensions and claims in the twentieth century. The contributors analyze the roots, development and, in some cases, the conclusions of feminisms and how they have interacted.
From the European and American feminist movements to those in the ex- Soviet Union and women's rights and groups in South Asia, "Global Feminisms" examines the key economic, technological, sexual, reproductive, ecological and political debates.
Contributors: " Margot Badron, Saba Bahar, Miriam Chung Yoon Louie, Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes, Mallika Dutt, Sara Evans, Alkarim Jivani, Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, Sabine Lang, Vera Mackie, Zengie A." "Mangaliso, Wilhemina Odul, Katherine O'Sullivan, Zoreh T. Sullivan, Linda Racioppi, Mary Ann Tetreault."

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"This is a most welcome addition to the literature. Teachers and students, both graduate and undergraduate, in world history and women's studies courses will profit greatly from it." -Journal of World History

Introduction
Nation Building
Competing Agenda: Feminisms, Islam, and the State
Women and Revolution in Vietnam, Mary Anne T^/etreault
Gender and Nation-Building in South Africa
Sources of Activism
Female Consciousness or Feminist Consciousness? Women's Consciousness Raising in Community-Based Struggles in Brazil
The Mother of Warriors and her Daughters: The Women's Movement in Kenya
Minjung Feminism: Korean Women's Movement for Gender and Class Liberation
Women's Liberation
Born for Liberty: Decade of Discovery
It's Not Unusual: Gay and Lesbian History in Britain
Feminist Critiques of Modern Japanese Politics
New Waves in the 1980s and 1990s
Organizing Women before and after the Fall: Women's Politics in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia
Eluding the Feminist, Overthrowing the Modern? Transformations in Twentieth Century Iran
Human Rights are Women's Right: Amnesty International and the Family
The NGOization of Feminism: Institutionalization and Institution Building within the German Women's Movement
Some Reflections on US Women of Colour and the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and NGO Forum in Beijing, China
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ISBN: 9780415184908
ISBN-10: 0415184908
Series: Re-writing Histories
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 29th June 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1

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