Rethinking the Political
Gender, Resistance, and the State
Section One, "Gender, Citizenship, and Collectivity," includes Nancy Frazer and Linda Gordon's critique of dependency and citizenship; Iris Young on women as a social collective; Ruth Bloch on the feminization of public virtue in revolutionary America; Trisha Franzen on feminism and lesbian community, and Sonia Kruks on de Beauvoir and contemporary feminism.
"Collective Action and Women's Resistance," Section Two, features Louis Tilly's "Paths of Proletarianization"; Temma Kaplan's "Female Consciousness and Collective Action"; and five assessments of women's collective action worldwide: Samira Haj on Palestine, Arlene McLeod on Egypt, Gay Seidman on South Africa, Nancy Sternbach et al. on Latin America, and Anne Walthall on Japan.
Concluding with a section on gender and the state, Rethinking the Political also features Bronwyn Winter on the law and cultural relativism; Sherene Razack on sexual violence; Wendy Luttrell on educational institutions; Patricia Stamp on ethnic conflict in postcolonial Kenya; Elizabeth Schmidt on patriarchy and capitalism in Zimbabwe; and Muriel Nazzari on the "woman question" in post-revolutionary Cuba.
The Gendered Meanings of Virtue in Revolutionary America
Ruth H. Bloch
A Genealogy of Dependency: Tracing a Keyword of the U.S. Welfare State
Nancy Fraser, Linda Gordon.
Differences and Identities: Feminism and the Albuquerque Lesbian Community
Gender and Subjectivity: Simone de Beauvoir and Contemporary Feminism
Gender as Seriality: Thinking about Women as a Social Collective
Iris Marion Young
Paths of Proletarianization: Organization of Production, Sexual Division of Labor, and Women's Collective Action
Louise A. Tilly
Female Consciousness and Collective Action: The Case of Barcelona, 1910-1918
Palestinian Women and Patriarchal Relations
Hegemonic Relations and Gender Resistance: The New Veiling as Accommodating Protest in Cairo
Arlene Elowe MacLeod
"No Freedom without the Women": Mobilization and Gender in South Africa, 1970-1992
Gay W. Seidman
Feminisms in Latin America: From Bogota to San Bernardo
Nancy Saporta Sternbach, Marysa Navarro-Aranguren, Patricia Chuchryk, Sonia E. Alvarez.
Devoted Wives/Unruly Women: Invisible Presence in the History of Japanese Social Protest
Women, the Law, and Cultural Relativism in France: The Case of Excision
Burying Otieno: The Politics of Gender and Ethnicity in Kenya
Patriarchy, Capitalism, and the Colonial State in Zimbabwe
The "Woman Question" in Cuba: An Analysis of Material Constraints on Its Solution
"The Teachers, They All Had Their Pets": Concepts of Gender, Knowledge, and Power
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