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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... feminist utopia feminist futures Second Wave feminism radical feminism founders of feminism The Dialectic of Sex Shulamith Firestone ...
Book Chapter

By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... civil rights movement Occupy suffrage activists lost women founders generational feminism ...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This review revisits Firestone’s key text in the history of the second wave, twenty-five years after it was first published in 1970. Firestone was one of the founders of contemporary US feminism, and though Snitow pointed to passages that Firestone would probably have written differently in 1995...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... In this piece I attempt a taxonomy of the many ways women are commonly forgotten, including ways in which they themselves sometimes prefer to disappear. I urge remembering (the women active in Civil Rights, the generations of suffrage activists, the lost women founders), but I also, finally...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... lost women founders generational feminism Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Ann Snitow spent six years pulling memoirs out of the humble, the busy, the still passionate, and the disaffected – all were feminist activists in the US in the l970s. Using the research of William Hirst, this piece explores...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... Snitow was a founder of a non-governmental organization (NGO), the Network of East-West Women, which had the intention to link feminists in US women’s movements to feminists trying to create independent women’s movements in East Central Europe post-1989. In an earlier piece she listed...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
...The Feminist Picaresque I want to embrace this in some ways absurd oxymoron: the feminist picaresque. I’ll drop common associations that don’t serve my purpose, but some of those naughty, rejected meanings of picaresque may linger on as irony. In my travels with feminism, I have been neither...
..., Sahaayaka's interventions, and the broader discourse on empowerment, may reinscibe some Malthusian assumptions regarding the poor. Malthus poverty alleviation neocolonialism empowerment literacy In chapter four, Shankar excavates the racialized global politics of Sahaayaka's founder...