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Feeling feminism : activism, affect, and Canada's second wave

Feeling feminism : activism, affect, and Canada's second wave

Author: Lara Campbell; Michael Dawson; Catherine Gidney
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2022]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Feeling Feminism examines the ways in which emotions such as anger, rage, joy, and hopefulness influenced second-wave feminist theorizing and action across Canada. From beauty pageant protests to fire bombings of pornographic stores, emotions are a powerful but often unexamined force in the actions underlying feminist history. They are at play in the experiences of injustice, exclusion, caring, and suffering that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feeling feminism.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2022
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lara Campbell; Michael Dawson; Catherine Gidney
ISBN: 0774866500 9780774866507
OCLC Number: 1276849184
Description: viii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Second-Wave Feminism and the History of Emotions / Lara Campbell, Michael Dawson, and Catherine Gidney1 Pride, Shame, and Anger: Women's Struggles to Achieve Natural Childbirth in Postwar Canada / Whitney Wood2 The Good Mother of Science: Emotional Letters to Frances Oldham Kelsey during the Thalidomide Crisis / Cheryl Krasnick Warsh3 Therapeutic Political Spaces: Collective Resistance among Indigenous Women in British Columbia / Sarah A. Nickel4 "Feeling My Way": Women's Community Activism in the Company of Young Canadians / Kevin Brushett5 Tears and Tiaras: Affect, Beauty Pageants, and Protests / Patrizia Gentile6 "Jesus Is Not Part of This Collective": Secular Passions and Religious Alienation among the Sisterhood / Lynne Marks, Margaret Little, Marin Beck, Emma Paszat, and Taylor Antoniazzi7 Intense Times: Love, Fear, and Pride as Guides to Lesbian Feminist Organizing / Liz Millward8 Resisting Red Hot Video: Feminism, Pornography, and the Political Utility of Emotion / Eryk Martin9 An Assumption of Shared Fear: Feminism, Sex Work, and the Sex Wars in 1980s Kinesis / Emma McKenna10 Emotional Scripts of Difference: Black Women Teachers and Feminist Mobilization / Funke Aladejebi11 "Briser le mur du silence": Emotions, Gender, and the 1981 Women Journalists' Conference in Quebec / Josette Brun, Laurie Laplanche, and Sophie Doucet12 Anger, Melancholia, and Hope: The Feminist Politics of Emotion and the Centre for Women and Trans People at Wilfrid Laurier University / Matthew FesnakIndex
Responsibility: edited by Lara Campbell, Michael Dawson, and Catherine Gidney.


Feeling Feminism is a groundbreaking collection of interdisciplinary scholarship on second-wave feminist history and feminist social movements in Canada that puts emotions at the centre of the story.  Read more...


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