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The U. S. Women's Movement in Global Perspective
     

The U. S. Women's Movement in Global Perspective

by Lee Ann Banaszak (Editor), Lisa Baldez (Contribution by), Maryann Barakso (Contribution by), Jo Freeman (Contribution by), Joyce Gelb (Contribution by)
 

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This ambitious volume brings together original essays on the U.S. women's movement with analyses of women's movements in other countries around the world. A comparative perspective and a common theme—feminism in social movement action—unite these voices in a way that will excite students and inspire further research. From the grassroots to the global, the

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This ambitious volume brings together original essays on the U.S. women's movement with analyses of women's movements in other countries around the world. A comparative perspective and a common theme—feminism in social movement action—unite these voices in a way that will excite students and inspire further research. From the grassroots to the global, the significance of the U.S women's movement in the international arena cannot be denied. At the same time, the way in which international feminism has developed—in Asia, in Latin America, in Europe—has altered and expanded the landscape of the U.S. women's movement forever. These distinguished authors show us how.

Editorial Reviews

International Feminist Journal of Politics, March 2009 - Cristina Flesher Fominaya
What the book offers is an excellet set of essays on feminist organizing framed clearly within the social movement literature. The research findings are relevant not only for scholars interested in feminist mobilization, but for social movement scholars in general.
Mobilization
A good introduction for those seeking to learn more about the U.S. feminist movement and feminist organizing in several other countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742519312
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
People, Passions, and Power: Social Movements, Interest Organizations, and the P Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.83(d)

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Lee Ann Banaszak is associate professor of political science and women's studies at The Pennsylvania State University.

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