About the Book

Activisms

Activisms

WSQ: Fall / Winter 2007
December 2007
Trade Paperback · 352 Pages
$22.00 U.S. · $26.50 CAN
ISBN 9781558615663
The Feminist Press at CUNY

 

Recommended for These Courses

Description

Contributors from Africa, Asia, Latin America, Australia, Canada, and more explore social justice and gender equality, particularly in the global south. This issue includes photo-essays about US and South African performance art, an interview with renowned feminist activist Charlotte Bunch, and a discussion forum on Mary Wollstonecraft. Articles and fiction examine how art, humor, protests, detective novels, and transnational networks promote progressive agendas.

Dorothy L. Hodgson, author of Once Intrepid Warriors, is a professor of anthropology at Rutgers University.

Ethel C. Brooks, author of Unraveling the Garment Industry, is an assistant professor of women’s and gender studies and sociology at Rutgers University.

About the Authors

Dorothy L. Hodgson is professor of anthropology at Rutgers University. Hodgson researches gender, ethnicity, cultural politics, colonialism, nationalism, modernity, the missionary encounter, transnational organizing, and the indigenous rights movement. Her books include Once Intrepid Warriors. She is writing a book on the historical and contemporary dynamics of NGOs in Africa through a case study of the Maasai in Tanzania. Ethel C. Brooks is assistant professor of women's and gender studies and sociology at Rutgers University. She is interested in relations of gender, race, class, labor practices, citizenship, transnationality, and nation-state formations. She has written Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women's Work. She is researching political economy, racializations, and post-September 11 Pakistani communities.