Partial Truths and the Politics of Community

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  • ISBN-13: 9781570034862
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2003
  • Pages: 417
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.46 (h) x 1.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Feminist Community in Postmodern Times 1
Pt. 1 Family Quarrels
Ch. 1 Post-Communism and "Women's Experience"? 35
Ch. 2 World-Traveling Feminisms in an Era of Global Restructuring 67
Pt. 2 Family Values
Ch. 3 Is This the Educational System You Wanted?: Feminism and Homeschooling 89
Ch. 4 An Activist in "Retirement" 104
Ch. 5 Sex (Roles) and the Sorority: A Story of Feminist Transformations 112
Ch. 6 Reflections on Doing Feminist Research in a County Jail 124
Pt. 3 Discordant Instruments
Ch. 7 Theorizing Global Political Economy Because People Matter 141
Ch. 8 Feminist Ideas on Cooperation and Self-Interest for International Relations 161
Pt. 4 Altered States
Ch. 9 Gender Politics in the Northern Ireland Peace Process: A Case Study of the Transversalist Politics of the Northern Ireland Women's Coalition 181
Ch. 10 Let Freedom Ring: Recharging and Consolidating "Inside the Beltway" Activism 211
Ch. 11 Tilting at Closed Institutions 230
Ch. 12 Finding Power in a Hegemonic Environment: Lessons on Surviving and Thriving from Five Women's Organizations in Poland 238
Pt. 5 Equal Justice
Ch. 13 Human Rights and the Rights of Women: Retrospects and Perspectives on Work in the United Nations 265
Ch. 14 Speaking Out for Justice in Higher Education: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Works to End Sex Discrimination in Academe 275
Ch. 15 In Search of Justice: Wartime Rape and Human Rights 285
Pt. 6 Philosophers' Stones
Ch. 16 Knowledge and Accountability in Global Governance: Justice on the Biofrontier 315
Ch. 17 Thinking about Feminist Theology and Community 342
Bibliography 365
About the Contributors 397
Index 401
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