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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 84–95.
Published: 01 October 2016
... domestic violence on bad actors, and (4) 1994's Violence against Women Act, which attributed domestic violence to deviance rather than the traditional family, thereby protecting the prestige of the traditional family, a bedrock conservative principle. © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 122–133.
Published: 01 October 2016
... a trope for the objectification of white women has, moreover, rendered the white woman, to borrow from Jenny Sharpe, as “a category of Other” that keeps the violated bodies of colonized women and men “hidden from history.”29 Since acts of sexual violence are directed against indi- viduals on...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 11–29.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jen Manion This essay examines the roots and legacy of violence against women in prison at the hands of guards and matrons during the first fifty years of the penitentiary in New York State. While immigrant and black women were disproportionately victims of institutional violence, US-born white men...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 107–121.
Published: 01 October 2016
... on them, thus disturbing state efforts to create “feminine” women and threatening to disturb our understanding of state, gender, slavery, and violence. Using Graaff-­Reinet as a case study, this essay explores complaints of vio- lence brought by female slaves against female owners. Social...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2007) 2007 (97): 143–154.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., temporal disorientation, disrupted rituals and conventions, silences and secrets between the sexes and generations. They show that women organized in defense of family and of the ordinary against the onslaughts of apartheid, but it 150 Radical History Review was a form of politics that...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 134–146.
Published: 01 October 2016
... government has failed in their duties. . . . Governments are not and never were thinking of any violence perpetrated against Irish women. Sadly this is in the mindset of the Irish governments. . . . Irish society is so enshrined in their negative attitudes towards women collectively . . . this mind set...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1999) 1999 (73): 172–184.
Published: 01 January 1999
... rivers to wash linens. Among these illiterate women, the languages of witchcraft and barter were simultaneous. The spoken word “held a magic force Spells, blessings, and curses were part of the daily ex- change while the act of trading and verbal negotiation established social links between...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 30–49.
Published: 01 October 2016
... symbolized women’s narra- 40  Radical History Review tive of police violence that was constructed by newspaper reporters and the female socialists themselves, who were appearing and acting to provoke several audiences, including spectators, reporters, and, by extension, readers. Newspapers...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1994) 1994 (60): 164–181.
Published: 01 October 1994
... disabilities against discrimination. Although President Nixon was in 174/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW office during the time that the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 became law, it would be difficult for even the staunchest revisionist to give Nixon much credit for having been supportive of people with dis...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2015) 2015 (121): 145–168.
Published: 01 January 2015
... survival and resistance within such institutionalized violence, namely the maintenance of a “friendly atmos­ phere” against all odds. Amsterdam News columnist Granger actually cited Harlem’s “friendly atmos­phere” as one of its most important forms of community-­based noise abate- ment. In fact...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1991) 1991 (50): 143–180.
Published: 01 May 1991
... about work- ing people’s struggles, defined broadly to embrace the political activity of women, gays and lesbians, and African Americans. Issues of the magazine have addressed the energy crisis, computer technology, the peace move- ment, policing and prisons, wage cuts and resistance against...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2008) 2008 (101): 81–106.
Published: 01 May 2008
... leadership, Thompson Patterson did not act against the party’s ambivalence toward the Sojourners.70 Nonetheless, her frustration proved that even in the avowedly racially egalitarian Communist Left, black women radicals had to fight for a voice and for respect. McCarthyism also played a key part...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 67–80.
Published: 01 May 2012
... York Public Library, where she wrote Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape (1973), took her through Times Square. Increasingly intimidated by the hustling, advertisements for live sex acts, and pornographic movies there, she recalled her resentment and anger as she began to devise elaborate...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 1–10.
Published: 01 October 2016
... violence and the need for economic survival. Recently, activists have challenged both the state interventions and punishment ethos that took root in the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, instead advocating for renewed attention to a societal, structural approach to domestic violence. Other...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2008) 2008 (101): 5–21.
Published: 01 May 2008
... outside Anglo-American academia. Two final elements of the response to our publicity bear mention. First, we received only one proposal on sexual violence perpetrated against men. In the age of Abu Ghraib, the need to explore the sexual violation and humiliation of men as an act of war (and...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2008) 2008 (100): 237–247.
Published: 01 January 2008
... politics. The ACT UP that I was part of in San Francisco was also focused on needle exchange pro- grams, prisoners with HIV/AIDS, women with HIV/AIDS, and promoting universal health care. Those were the core issues. It wasn’t only about this narrow notion of access to drugs. Fed Up Queers...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 149–162.
Published: 01 January 2019
... displacement by settler states and multinational corporations that privilege profits over people. They have been on the front lines of resistance against what historian Robin D. G. Kelley identifies as a perpetual war “to subjugate, dispossess, and enslave Indigenous peoples in Africa and the Americas...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2009) 2009 (103): 83–104.
Published: 01 January 2009
....” For many commenta- tors, Jamaica is seen as a “killing society,” to use the words of Hermione McKenzie, the president of the Association of Women’s Organizations in Jamaica, and crime is seen to be a way of life in which the gun constitutes a symbol of manhood. By corollary, sexual violence...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2016) 2016 (126): 159–170.
Published: 01 October 2016
... about gender violence histories, such as establishing the basis of com- plaint.16 As asylum claims are increasingly supported by expertise, they constitute a category of persuasive art. Reports by historians, and other experts, translate nar- ratives of “personal trauma” into persuasive acts “of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2008) 2008 (101): 42–58.
Published: 01 May 2008
... legal liaison lobbied parliament to gain rights for women in divorce, postdivorce maintenance (alimony), laws against domestic violence, and greater equality in inheritance, unemployment, and pension laws, as well as in crim- inal sanctions. Their efforts helped secure a governmental ban on stoning...