Pro-Women, Pro-Palin, Antifeminist

Ronnee Schreiber

in Crisis of Conservatism?

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199764013
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199897186 | DOI:
Pro-Women, Pro-Palin, Antifeminist

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This chapter analyses the role of women in the conservative movement. It sets Sarah Palin against the background of a tradition of mobilization by right-wing women and explains how the growing movement of conservative women activists differs from liberal feminism.

Keywords: feminism; conservatism; activism; Palin; Concerned Women for America; Independent Women's Forum; identity construction; interest groups; equal rights amendment; framing

Chapter.  10023 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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