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Desperately Seeking Sisterhood
Still Challenging And Building

ISBN 9780748404100
Published February 28, 1997 by Taylor & Francis
236 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1997. A collection of contributions from feminist researchers who attended the annual Women's Studies Network WSN conference in June 1995. Emphasizing theory, practice and campaigning, chapters seek to address contemporary issues from different perspectives - theoretical, practical and strategic.

Table of Contents

Acknowiedgements -- Introduction/Magdalene Ang-Lygate, Chris Corrin and Millsom S. Henry -- Part I Sistering: Sameness and Difference -- Chapter 1 Sistering in the Skin/AIlbhe Srnyrh -- Chapter 2 Who are the Sisters? Difference. Feminism and Friendship/Felly Nkweto Simmonds -- Chapter 3 Sexism, Sisterhood and some Dynamics of Racism: A Case in Point/Annefte Kilcoolev -- Part II Re-sistering a Space to Speak -- Chapter 4 Deconstructing Feminist Critiques of Radical Feminism/Diane Richardson -- Chapter 5 Reclaiming Sisterhood: Radical Feminism as an Antidote to Theoretical and Embodied Fragmentation of Women/Renare Klein and Susan Hawthorne -- Chapter 6 RU 486: A New Reproductive Technology in the Mainstream/Sharon Tabberer -- chapter 7 Women, Race’ and Culture: Contexts and Campaigns/Usha Brown, Clara connolly and Pragna Pare! -- Part III ResearchiAg Sisterhood -- chapter 8 Zero Tolerance of Violence against Women/Susan Hart -- Chapter 9 Can Commissioned Research be Feminist and Can Conflicting Interests be Served?/Celia Jenkins, Maggie 0 ‘Neil and Ruth Swirsky -- Chapter 10 Collaborative Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of Working Together/Pamela Cotterill and Gayle Letherhy -- chapter 11 Disability Issues in the Politics and Processes of Feminist Studies/cathy Lubelska and Julie Matthews -- chapter 12 How Was It For You?’ Talking about Intimate Exchanges in Doing Feminist Research/Yvon Appleby -- Part IV The Trick is to Keep Sistering -- Chapter 13 The Politics of Relationship: Reproductive and Genetic Screening Technology/Robyn Rowland -- Chapter 14 The Political Economy of the Gendered Language of Technology Transfer to Eastern Europe/Anne Galensby and Nora Jung -- chapter 15 Disciplinary Practices? Older Women and Exercise/Marilyn Poole, Dallas Isaacs and Judy Ann Jones -- chapter 16 Women’s Studies and Working-class Women/Christine Zmroczek and Pat Mahony -- Chapter 17 My Skin Still Bleeds When Cut: A Performance Piece/Quihilah MonLcho -- Notes on Contributors -- Index.

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