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Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390114-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9011-4
..., demonstrating the emergence of a vibrant and national movement. National feminist networks were often based in a series of inde- pendent research institutes such as cepam (Ecuadorian Center for Women’s Promotion and Action), ciam (Women’s Information and Support Center), and ceeal (Women’s Network of the...
... population movements for women’s 156 introduction to part iii health and reproduction. They observe that while more than half the world’s population lives in disaster-prone areas and that the number of displaced people grows annually, a large proportion of women who are refugees or otherwise displaced...
Published: 06 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387756-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8775-6
... Women’s Movements in the Globalizing World: The Case of Thailand Amara Pongsapich Women’s movements were significant political actors in Thailand in the 1970s and 80s. In this period, environment was a key issue. In the 1990s, however, the...
Published: 01 January 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8759-6
... PART I DIASPORIC MOVEMENTS, MISSIONS, AND MODERNITIES MISSIONARY POSITIONS lee d. baker As I was exploring the ways in which Franz Boas’s Journal of American Folk- Lore articulated ideas about Africa during the Harlem Renaissance of...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395867-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9586-7
...Transformational Knowledges 8 Transformations in Engaged Ethnography Knowledge, Networks, and Social Movements Maribel Casas-­Cortés Michal Osterweil | Dana E. Powell In this chapter we situate ethnography...
Published: 28 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391630-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9163-0
... thousand Bhopalis su√ered lingering, but severe, health problems. Wilson’s 2002 hunger strike, which a thousand women from the American feminist-action group Code Pink joined, resonates with what Derrida calls the ‘‘politics of friendship while the transnational formation of a...
Published: 13 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399315-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9931-5
... the ousting of others and that she in turn was marginalized when she opted to run the health department and work within the institutions. Now Gessi agrees with Vera that there shouldn’t have to be only one viewpoint in a movement, that there should be what she has come to call flexibility. Vera...
Published: 31 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385301-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8530-1
... complain that the mainstream movement is ‘‘almost obsessively oriented toward wilderness, pub- lic land, and natural resources management’’ to the neglect of environmental justice and other community-based health concerns. Lastly, grassroots activists character- ize the national movement as an elitist...
Published: 17 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390381-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9038-1
... d Four e Out in Left Field Feminist Movement and Civic Athletic Space Parade Stadium, downtown Minneapolis, 1971. Softball players on two of the most distinctive...
Published: 17 October 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9038-1
... led to an elaboration of coalitional ideology and practice. In 1973, a handful of women established the Detroit Feminist Women’s Health Center (fwhc) in a working-class neighborhood in Detroit. As part of the grassroots, ‘‘self-help’’ women’s health movement and a mem- ber of a growing...
Published: 17 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390381-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9038-1
... d Introduction e Locating Feminist Activism n 1971, Eileen Hudon, an American Indian, Catholic woman, sus- pected there was a movement that could help her. For years, her I husband had beaten her and attempted to keep every...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390251-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9025-1
... the growing women’s health movement in the United States.21 The collective members regularly attended medical conferences, lobbied for women’s health issues, and participated in campaigns on women’s reproductive rights. The success of OBOS enabled them to help other feminist...
Published: 17 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390381-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9038-1
... movement By most measures, Thompson had found the women’s movement: she had read a highly influential radical feminist publication, she had attended a perfectly typical social gathering of movement-identified people, and she had even visited the office of the largest grassroots feminist organization in...
Published: 13 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9025-1
... the antifamily sentiments in the early U.S. women’s movement.21 As one founder put it, “We were almost alone among feminist groups and health groups in wanting to try to treat these issues evenhandedly. . . . There was some kind of phobia that was set up in feminist consciousness...
Published: 19 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392569-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9256-9
... feminist activism (and thus support the “cultural transformation” argument), others see only indirect and sporadic connections between an increasingly weak and relatively silent women’s movement and recent political developments. This article addresses some of the above questions and tries...
Published: 13 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390251-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9025-1
... how this epistemological project -is ac complished in practice. How does OBOS—which is, after all, just a book—produce readers who are prepared to become embodied, critical, epistemic agents able to participate in a feminist politics of health? In other words, how does OBOS...
Published: 07 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386858-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8685-8
... movements by addressing race and gen- der dimensions of social justice. These organizations participated in tradi- tional forms of organizing, such as rallies, marches, and the underground press. However, they also orchestrated projects specific to their definitions of black feminist issues, including...
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387565-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8756-5
... precisely the growth-by-division that the movement would experience in this period. Sprinkle ‘‘came out’’ as a feminist as part of the Carnival Knowledge collective—begun in 1981 to counter the recently formed Christian lobbying group the Moral Ma- jority—which in the wake of the period’s debates around...
Published: 07 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386858-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8685-8
... were necessary to this identity, but these conditions do not suffi- ciently explain the emergence of black feminist organizations. The very ar- ticulation of a collective identity for movement members was just as impor- tant to the emergence of these organizations because such an articulation...
Published: 05 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... feminists’ unwillingness to surrender certain ideas about sex and gender. Advocates of sexual rights and religious minorities have also eroded the ground on which the movement once stood firm. The waning of the broader emancipatory goals of freedom and hope has also...