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Rocking The Ship Of State

Toward A Feminist Peace Politics, 1st Edition

By Adrienne Harris, Ynestra King, Carol Cohn


301 pages

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This book considers the experience of women as children and as mothers, and feminist critiques of gender as important sources of insight into the conduct, dynamics, and motivation of a feminist peace politics, examining the history, the scope, and the current condition of women's peace movements.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Feminist Visions -- What Does Feminism Mean? -- Antiracism, Antisexism, and Peace -- A Gender Diary -- Mothers and Men's Wars -- Bringing Artemis to Life -- Our Greenham Common -- Feminism Challenges Militarism -- Masculinity, Heroism, and the Making of War -- Emasculating America's Linguistic Deterrent -- We Speak for the Planet -- Women and the Economics of Military Spending -- Women Organizing for Peace: Triumphs and Troubles -- Feminine Behavior and Radical Action -- Pure Milk, Not Poison -- Seneca Women's Peace Camp -- Our Greenham Common -- Afterword

About the Authors

Adrienne Harrid, Ynestra King

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies