Global feminisms since 1945 /

Global feminisms since 1945 / edited by Bonnie G. Smith. - Oxford ; New York : Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 2000. - xii, 319 p. ; 24 cm. - Rewriting histories. .

Index : p. 314-319.

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction -- pt.1 Nation Building: 1. Competing Agenda: Feminisms, Islam, and the State in nineteenth- and twentieth century Egypt, Margot Badran -- 2. Women and Revolution in Vietnam, Mary Anne Tetreault -- 3. Gender and Nation-Building in South Africa, Zengie A. Mangaliso -- pt. 2. Sources of Activism: 4. Female Consciousness or Feminist Consciousness? Women's Consciousness Raising in Community-Based Struggles in Brazil, Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes -- 5. The Mother of Warriors and her Daughters: The Women's Movement in Kenya, Wilhelmina Odoul and Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira -- 6. Minjung Feminism: Korean Women's Movement for Gender and Class Liberation, Miriam Chung Yoon Louie -- pt. 3. Women's Liberation: Born for Liberty: 7. Decade of Discovery, Sarah Evans -- 8. It's Not Unusual: Gay and Lesbian History in Britain, Alkarim Jivani -- 9. Feminist Critiques of Modern Japanese Politics, Vera Mackie -- pt. 4. New Waves in the 1980s and 1990s: 10. Organizing Women before and after the Fall: Women's Politics in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia, Linda Racioppi and Katherine O'Sullivan See -- 11. Eluding the Feminist, Overthrowing the Modern? Transformations in Twentieth Century Iran, Zohreh T. Sullivan -- 12. Human Rights are Women's Right: Amnesty International and the Family, Saba Bahar -- 13. The NGO-ization of Feminism: Institutionalization and Institution Building within the German Women's Movement, Sabine Lang -- 14. Some Reflections on US Women of Colour and the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and NGO Forum in Beijing, China, Mallika Dutt.

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Feminism--Cross-cultural studies.
Women--Political activity--Cross-cultural studies.

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