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Global Feminisms: A Survey of Issues and Controversies (Rewriting Histories)

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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."

Synopsis:

Global Feminisms Since 1945 is an innovative historical introduction to the issues of contemporary feminism, with a truly global perspective. It is a 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 book analyses 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 groups in Africa and East Asia, Global Feminisms Since 1945 examines the key economic, technological, sexual, reproductive, ecological and political debates.

Table of Contents

Competing agenda : feminists, Islam, and the state in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Egypt / Margot Badran — Women and revolution in Vietnam / Mary Ann Tetreault — Gender and nation-building in South Africa / Zengie A. Mangaliso — Female consciousness or feminist consciousness? Women's consciousness raising in community-based struggles in Brazil / Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes — The mother of warriors and her daughters : the women's movement in Kenya / Wilhelmina Oduol and Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira — Minjung feminism : Korean women's movement for gender and class liberation / Miriam Ching Yoon Louie — Decade of discovery : 'the personal is political' / Sara Evans — It's not unusual : gay and lesbian history in Britain / Alkarim Jivani — Feminist critiques of modern Japanese politics / Vera Mackie — Organizing women before and after the fall : women's politics in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia / Linda Racioppi and Katherine O'Sullivan See — Eluding the feminist, overthrowing the modern? Transformations in twentieth-century Iran / Zohreh T. Sullivan — Human rights are women's right : amnesty international and the family / Saba Bahar — The NGO-ization of feminism institutionalization and institution building within the German women's movements / Sabine Lang — Some reflections on United States women of color and the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and NGO Forum in Beijing, China / Mallika Dutt.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415184915
Editor:
Smith, Bonnie G.
Publisher:
Routledge
Editor:
Smith, Bonnie G.
Author:
Smith, Bonnie G.
Location:
London
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Women in politics
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Women's rights
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Rewriting Histories
Series Volume:
[29]
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
332
Dimensions:
9.20x6.18x1.03 in. 1.13 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Global Feminisms Since 1945 is an innovative historical introduction to the issues of contemporary feminism, with a truly global perspective. It is a 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 book analyses 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 groups in Africa and East Asia, Global Feminisms Since 1945 examines the key economic, technological, sexual, reproductive, ecological and political debates.

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