Feminism and the Women's Movement

Dynamics of Change in Social Movement Ideology and Activism

By Barbara Ryan

© 1992 – Routledge

228 pages

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Paperback: 9780415905992
pub: 1992-08-19
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In Feminism and the Women's Movement, Barbara Ryan integrates a broad historical view with an analytical framework drawn from the theory of social movements. Relying on participation and observation of diverse groups involved in the woman's movement, interviews with long-term activists, and readings of historical and contemporary movement publications, she discusses the changing nature of feminist ideology and movement organizing. Ryan portrays the successes and difficulties that women have faced in their efforts to effect social change in recent history.

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Perspectives on Gender

Perspectives on Gender represents the very best feminist scholarship on gender in the social sciences. The books in the series advance the understanding of how inclusive of difference our perspectives need to be to capture what gender means and emphasize the important role of social change in and for gender relations.

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HISTORY / General