The Resource Women and the reinvention of the political : feminism in Italy, 1968-1983, Maud Anne Bracke

Women and the reinvention of the political : feminism in Italy, 1968-1983, Maud Anne Bracke

Label
Women and the reinvention of the political : feminism in Italy, 1968-1983
Title
Women and the reinvention of the political
Title remainder
feminism in Italy, 1968-1983
Statement of responsibility
Maud Anne Bracke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the first in-depth study of the feminist movement that swept Italy during the "long 1970s" (1968-1983), and one of the first to use a combination of oral history interviews and newly-released archive sources to analyze the origins, themes, practices and impacts of "second-wave" feminism. While detailing the local and national contexts in which the movement operated, it sees this movement as transnationally connected. Emerging in a society that was both characterized by traditional gender roles, and a microcosm of radical political projects in the wake of 1968, the feminist movement was able to transform the lives of thousands of women, shape a transformation of gender identities and roles, and provoke political and legislative change. More strongly mass-based and socially diverse than its counterparts in other Western countries at the time, its agenda encompassed questions of work, unpaid care-work, sexuality, health, reproductive rights, sexual violence, social justice, and self-expression. The case studies detailing feminist politics in three cities (Turin, Naples, and Rome) are framed in a wider analysis of the movement's emergence, its transnational links and local specificities, and its practices and discourses. The book concludes on a series of hypotheses regarding the movement's longer-term impacts and trajectories, taking it up to the Berlusconi era and the present day"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
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Bracke, Maud
Dewey number
305.420945
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1638
LC item number
.B73 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Ebooks Corporation
Series statement
Routledge research in gender and history
Series volume
20
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Feminism
Label
Women and the reinvention of the political : feminism in Italy, 1968-1983, Maud Anne Bracke
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1734134_0
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Publication
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Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317674122
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40023896765
Label
Women and the reinvention of the political : feminism in Italy, 1968-1983, Maud Anne Bracke
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1734134_0
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317674122
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40023896765

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