Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women

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With fists upraised, Mujeres Libres struggled for their own emancipation and the freedom of all.
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With fists upraised, Mujeres Libres struggled for their own emancipation and the freedom of all.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781902593968
  • Publisher: AK Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Martha Ackelsberg is a Professor of Government and a member of the Women's Studies Program Committee at Smith College, where she teaches courses in political theory, urban politics, political activism, and feminist theory. She has contributed to a variety of anthologies on women's political activism in the United States.
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Table of Contents

I Anarchist revolution and the liberation of women 37
II Community mobilization and union organization : women and the Spanish anarchist movement 61
III Civil war and social revolution 89
IV The founding of Mujeres Libres 115
V Education for empowerment : preparation as revolution 147
VI Separate and equal? : dilemmas of revolutionary mobilization 177
Conclusion : community and the empowerment of women 199
Interview with Geert Dhondt 221
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