U. S. Women's Movement in Global Perspective
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This ambitious volume brings together original essays on the U.S. women's movement with analyses of women's movements in other countries around the world. A comparative perspective and a common theme--feminism in social movement action--unite these voices in a way that will excite students and inspire further research. From the grassroots to the global, the significance of the U.S women's movement in the international arena cannot be denied. At the same time, the way in which international feminism has developed--in Asia, in Latin America, in Europe--has altered and expanded the landscape of the U.S. women's movement forever. These distinguished authors show us how. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/21/2005
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Tables|
|List of Acronyms|
|An Introduction to the U.S. Women's Movement in Global Perspective|
|The Women's Movement in the United States|
|The Origins of the Women's Liberation Movement|
|From the Second to the Third Wave: Continuity and Change in Grassroots Feminism|
|Political Activism and Discursive Politics in the ERA Campaign|
|The Politics of Decision Making in the National Organization for Women|
|Grassroots Organizing in a Federated Structure: NOW Chapters in Four Local Fields|
|Women's Movements in Comparative Perspective|
|Political Mobilization: African American Gendered Repertoires|
|Gendered Opportunities: The Formation of Women's Movements in the United States and Chile|
|Women Organizing Women in the Russian Federation|
|Trends and Transformations in Women's Movements in Japan and the United States|
|Transnational Framing of Access to Abortion in the United States, England, and Ireland|
|Conclusion: The U.S. Women's Movement and Beyond|