Separate Roads to Feminism: Black, Chicana, and White Feminist Movements in America's Second Wave / Edition 1

Separate Roads to Feminism: Black, Chicana, and White Feminist Movements in America's Second Wave / Edition 1

by Benita Roth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521529727

ISBN-13: 9780521529723

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is about the development of white women's liberation, black feminism and Chicana feminism in the 1960s and 1970s, the era known as the "second wave" of U.S. feminist protest. Benita Roth explores the ways that feminist movements emerged from the Civil Rights/Black Liberation movement, the Chicano movement, and the white left, and the processes that

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This book is about the development of white women's liberation, black feminism and Chicana feminism in the 1960s and 1970s, the era known as the "second wave" of U.S. feminist protest. Benita Roth explores the ways that feminist movements emerged from the Civil Rights/Black Liberation movement, the Chicano movement, and the white left, and the processes that supported political organizing decisions made by feminists. She traces the effects that inequality had on the possibilities for feminist unity and explores how ideas common to the left influenced feminist organizing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521529723
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
924,068
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface/Acknowledgments; Introduction: the emergence and development of feminism along racial and ethnic lines in the 1960s and 1970s; 1. To whom do you refer? structure and the situated feminist; 2. The 'fourth world' is born: intra-movement experience, oppositional political communities and the emergence of the white women's liberation movement; 3. The vanguard center: intra-movement experience and the emergence of black feminism; 4. Las Feministas: intra-movement experience and the emergence of chicana feminism; 5. Organizing one's own: the competitive social movement sector and the rise of organizationally different feminist movements; Conclusion: revisiting and 're-visioning' second-wave feminisms; Appendix: interviews and oral histories.

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