Junctures in Womens Leadership: Social Movements

Editors: Trigg, Mary K. and Bernstein, Alison R.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Rutgers University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-8135-6600-9
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Book Status: Available
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The case studies in Junctures in Womens Leadership: Social Movements demonstrate the diversity of ways that women around the world have practiced leadership, in many instances overcoming rigid cultural expectations about gender. Moreover, the cases provide a unique window into the ways that women leaders make decisions at moments of struggle and historical change.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword to the Series
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Eleanor Roosevelt: Negotiating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Jo E. Butterfield and Blanche Wiesen Cook
  • Daisy Bates: The NAACP - Bridget Gurtler
  • Wangari Maathai: Kenyan Environmental and Democratic Movements - Rosemary Ndubuizu and Mary K. Trigg
  • Aileen Clarke Hernandez: Advocate for Black Women's Leadership - Carolina Alonso Bejarano and Kim LeMoon
  • Mirna Cunningham: Indigenous Women and Revolutionary Change in Nicaragua - Miriam Tola and Alison R. Bernstein
  • Gloria Steinem: Getting the Message Out - Jeremy LaMaster and Mary K. Trigg
  • Audre Lorde: Black, Lesbian, Feminist, Mother, Poet Warrior - Kathe Sandler and Beverly Guy-Sheftall
  • Charlotte Bunch: Leading from the Margins as a Global Activist for Women's Rights - Mary K. Trigg and Stina Soderling
  • Dázon Dixon Diallo: Feminism and the Fight to Combat HIV/AIDS - Stina Soderling and Alison R. Bernstein
  • Cecile Richards: Leading Planned Parenthood in the New Millennium - Bridget Gurtler
  • Bhairavi Desai: Organizing Immigrant Labor through a Feminist Lens - C. Laura Lovin and Mary K. Trigg
  • Thuli Madonsela: Whispering Truth to Power - Taida Wolfe and Alison R. Bernstein
  • Contributors