Right-Wing Women: From Conservatives to Extremists Around the World / Edition 1

Right-Wing Women: From Conservatives to Extremists Around the World / Edition 1

by Paola Bacchetta, Margaret Power
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415927781

ISBN-13: 9780415927789

Pub. Date: 05/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

An oft-neglected subject, right-wing women are an important component in understanding the many racist, fascist, and anti-feminist movements of the 20th century. Providing original research on an array of right-wing groups around the world, the contributors paint a disturbing and complicated portrait of the women involved in these movements. From Mussolini supporters

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An oft-neglected subject, right-wing women are an important component in understanding the many racist, fascist, and anti-feminist movements of the 20th century. Providing original research on an array of right-wing groups around the world, the contributors paint a disturbing and complicated portrait of the women involved in these movements. From Mussolini supporters to Klanswomen, this collection provides an eye-opening look at extremist women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415927789
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction1
Part I.Agency/Subjectivity/Subject Positions
1.She Loved Mussolini: Margherita Sarfatti and Italian Fascism19
2.Female "Fanatics": Women's Sphere in the British Union of Fascists29
3.Hindu Nationalist Women Imagine Spatialities/Imagine Themselves: Reflections on Gender-Supplemental-Agency43
4.Framing Volksmoeders: The Politics of Female Afrikaner Nationalists, 1904-c. 193057
5.Whose Virtue Is This? The Virtue Party and Women in Islamist Politics in Turkey71
6."And We Ate Up the World": Memories of the Seccion Femenina85
Part II.Right Activisms and Racialized/Classed/Religioned Others
7.The Gendered Organization of Hate: Women in the U.S. Ku Klux Klan101
8.Charity and Nationalism: The Greek Civil War and the Entrance of Right-Wing Women into Politics115
9.Far-Right Women in France: The Case of the National Front Translated from the French by Paola Bacchetta127
10.Women in the Non-Nazi Right during the Weimar Republic: The German Nationalist People's Party (DNVP)141
11.Spartan Mothers: Fascist Women in Brazil in the 1930s155
12.The Feminine "Apostolate in Society" versus the Secular State: The Union Femenina Catolica Mexicana, 1929-1940169
13.Foreign Women in Spain for General Franco during the Spanish Civil War183
Part III.Interrogations: Right-Thinking, Feminisms, and the Left
14.Pauline and Other Perils: Women in Australian Right-Wing Politics197
15.Playing "Femball": Conservative Women's Organizations and Political Representation in the United States211
16.Islamisms and Feminism in Egypt: Three Generations of Women's Perspectives225
Part IV.Righted Bodies: Discipline, Excess, Pleasure
17.Confronting Double Patriarchy: Islamist Women in Turkey245
18.Queering Hindutva: Unruly Bodies and Pleasures in Sadhavi Rithambara's Performances259
19.Right-Wing Women, Sexuality, and Politics in Chile during the Pinochet Dictatorship, 1973-1990273
Works Cited287
Contributors311
Index313

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