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THE SHAPING OF ACTIVIST RECRUITMENT AND PARTICIPATION: A Study of Women in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement.
December 1, 1998... Getting involved in the civil rights movement in Mississippi was not as simple as raising a hand. Neither was the participation itself. True, anyone could join, but the racist, violent environment that incited the movement did not welcome those who fought to change it. The hand that Fannie...
FEMINIST TACTICS AND FRIENDLY FIRE IN THE IRISH WOMEN'S MOVEMENT.
December 1, 1998... The past decade has seen significant growth of empirical research on women's activism and the grievances that give rise to it (Bookman and Morgen 1988; Chafetz and Dworkin 1986; Ferree and Hess 1994; West and Blumberg 1990). These studies have not only contributed valuable data about the...
THE PALESTINIAN WOMEN'S AUTONOMOUS MOVEMENT: Emergence, Dynamics, and Challenges.
December 1, 1998... In the early 1990s, an autonomous Palestinian women's movement emerged in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. Relatively independent of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leadership, Palestinian women articulated views and adopted strategies that were distinctly...
GENDER, CLASS, AND THE INTERACTION BETWEEN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS: A Strike of West Berlin Day Care Workers.
December 1, 1998... Social movements are usually studied separately. This focus on distinct social movements neglects the processes that generate and maintain the boundaries between movements as well as those that blur such boundaries. Such boundary-drawing processes, as a feature of movements and their...
GUEST EDITORS' INTRODUCTION: Special Issue on Gender and Social Movements: Part 1.
December 1, 1998... Social movements organized around gender issues flood the news lately. The Million Man March, the Million Woman March, the Promise Keepers, all proudly claim to be about gender and race while denying that they are "political." Scholarship on social movements, in similarly lopsided contrast,...