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“A Bastion of Sanity in a Crazy World”: A Local Feminist Movement and the Reconstitution of Scale, Space, and Place in an Eastern German City

Katja M. Guenther.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 9926 words.

This article examines the development of the local women’s movement in one city in eastern Germany since German unification in 1990. Utilizing a framework that attends to issues of scale,...

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“A more Splendid Citizenship”: Prewar Feminism, Eugenics, and Sex Radicals

Deborah Cohler.

in Citizen, Invert, Queer

August 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 14720 words.

In the 1910s, birth control, free love, and male homosexuality appeared frequently as topics alongside women’s suffrage in the pages of the Dora Marsden’s Freewoman journal. Yet any...

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Abolitionist Women and the Liberty Party

Stacey M. Robertson.

in Hearts Beating for Liberty

October 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 12464 words.

This chapter focuses on the incident that taught Mary Davis that the color of one's skin was unrelated to one's character, and that racial prejudice and slavery were a detriment to the...

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Abolitionists and Fugitive Slaves

Stacey M. Robertson.

in Hearts Beating for Liberty

October 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 8671 words.

This chapter discusses the twelfth annual meeting of the Western Anti-Slavery Society in Salem, Ohio. Most of the region's leading Garrisonian women were there, including Josephine Griffing...

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Abrief History of Chueca and Madrid’s Queer Space

Jill Robbins.

in Crossing through Chueca

June 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 5057 words.

This introductory chapter discusses how the Chueca Plaza in Madrid became the center of LGBTQ’s (Lesbians, Gays, Bi-Sexuals, Transexuals, Queer) social, political, and cultural activities....

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Abstract Citizenship? Women and Power in the Czech Republic

HANA HAVELKOVA.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 0 words.

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Academic discourse, social policy and the construction of new families

Christine Roman.

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia

May 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 7297 words.

The chapter provides a brief presentation of Nancy Fraser's theory of need struggles in welfare states. It also addresses the political discourse on family and gender relations in Sweden in...

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The Academic Stage

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless.

in Troubling Violence

April 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 2353 words.

This chapter discusses the work of Elaine Lawless and Heather Carver in identifying the intersections of performance studies and folklore studies as they emerged in the twenty-first...

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Accessing the labour market

Karen Escott.

in Policy for a change

November 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 8281 words.

This chapter argues that the difficulty some women face in accessing employment opportunities has been poorly understood by those designing and implementing employment policies. The ideas...

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Accounting for Blame: The Paradoxical Consequences of Measuring Maternal Death in Mexico

Lisa Mills.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 8706 words.

In Mexico, the measurement of maternal death has demonstrated the extent to which the risk to women's lives is determined by their class, location, and ethnicity. In this paper, I examine...

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