Women and Activism - studies 2003-2008

(The following bibliography was created from sources found in Ebso's Academic Search Premier, with the subject term "women political activists" - searched 12/13/2008

book titles have been pulled out of book review citations.)

"Latina Activists Across Borders: Women's Grassroots Organizing in Mexico and Texas," by Milagros Peña.

"Storming Caesars Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty," by Annelise Orleck

"Women in the Nationalist Movement: Unseen Faces and Unheard Voices, 1930-1942," by Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert.

"Their Right to Speak: Women's Activism in the Indian and Slave Debates," by Alisse Portnoy

"Activist Faith: Grassroots Women in Democractic Brazil and Chile," by Carol Ann Drogus and Hannah Stewart Gambino

"Seeing With Their Hearts: Chicago Women and the Vision of the Good City, 1871-1933," by Maureen A. Flanagan.

"Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism," by Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards.

"The Fire This Time: Young Activists and the New Feminism," edited by Vivien Labaton and Dawn Lundy Martin.

Academic Journals

Journal special issue: “Activisms” - Women's Studies Quarterly, Fall/Winter2007, Vol. 35 Issue 3/4

individual articles

Day, Lynda R. ""Bottom Power:" Theorizing Feminism and the Women's Movement in Sierra Leone (1981-2007)." African & Asian Studies 7, no. 4 (November 2008): 491-513.

Ho, Christina. "Diversifying Feminism: Migrant Women's Activism in Australia." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society 33, no. 4 (Summer2008 2008): 777-784.

Hallward, Maia Carter. "Negotiating Boundaries, Narrating Checkpoints: The Case of Machsom Watch." Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies 17, no. 1 (Spring2008 2008): 21-40.
See also: Naaman, Dorit. "The Silenced Outcry: A Feminist Perspective from the Israeli Checkpoints in Palestine." NWSA Journal 18, no. 3 (Fall2006 2006): 168-180.

Harris, Nonie. "Radical activism and accidental philanthropy: The impact of first wave feminist activism on the later construction of child care policies in Australia and the United States of America." Women's Studies International Forum 31, no. 1 (January 2008): 42-52.

Pini, Barbara, Panelli, Ruth, and Liza Dale-Hallett. "The Victorian Women on Farms Gatherings: A Case Study of the Australian “Women in Agriculture” Movement." Australian Journal of Politics & History 53, no. 4 (December 2007): 569-580.

Tyler, Pamela. "The Post-Katrina, Semiseparate World of Gender Politics." . 780-788. Organization of American Historians, 2007.

Stillman, Sarah. "'The missing white girl syndrome': disappeared women and media activism." Gender & Development 15, no. 3 (November 2007): 491-502.

Fernandes, Sujatha. "Barrio Women and Popular Politics in Chávez's Venezuela." Latin American Politics & Society 49, no. 3 (Summer2007 2007): 97-127.

Fahs, Breanne. "Second Shifts and Political Awakenings: Divorce and the Political Socialization of Middle-Aged Women." Journal of Divorce & Remarriage 47, no. 3/4 (August 2007): 43-66.

Yuxin Ma. "Women Suffragists and the National Politics in Early Republican China, 1911-1915." Women's History Review 16, no. 2 (June 2007): 183-201.

Mizrahi, Terry. "Women's Ways of Organizing." Affilia: Journal of Women & Social Work 22, no. 1 (Spring2007 2007): 39-55.

Kutz-Flamenbaum, Rachel V. "Code Pink, Raging Grannies, and the Missile Dick Chicks: Feminist Performance Activism in the Contemporary Anti-War Movement." NWSA Journal 19, no. 1 (Spring2007 2007): 89-105.
(see also other items in this issue)

Ciotti, Manuela. "At the margins of feminist politics? A comparative analysis of women in Dalit politics and Hindu Right organisations in northern India." Contemporary South Asia 15, no. 4 (December 2006): 437-452.

"Women Protest." Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social & Cultural Series 42, no. 6 (June 2005): 16257-16257.

Kovacs, Anja. "You don't understand, we are at war! Refashioning Durga in the service of Hindu nationalism." Contemporary South Asia 13, no. 4 (December 2004): 373-388.

Arat, Zehra F. Kabasakal et al. "Women for Ending Israeli Occupation in Palestine and for Building Peace." International Feminist Journal of Politics 6, no. 3 (September 2004): 515-523.

Trethewey, Lynne, and Kay Whitehead. "Beyond centre and periphery: transnationalism in two teacher/suffragettes' work." History of Education 32, no. 5 (September 2003): 547

Langston, Donna Hightower. "American Indian Women's Activism in the 1960s and 1970s." Hypatia 18, no. 2 (Spring2003 2003): 114.