Disciplining Feminism: From Social Activism to Academic Discourse
Helly, Dorothy O., Women's Studies Quarterly
All stripes of feminists need to read this book, which is written lucidly, compellingly, and in a narrative style that accommodates intellectual analysis. Whether readers agree or disagree with her arguments, they will have to acknowledge that Messer-Davidow writes with feminist passion. As a participant-activist in the earliest years of the second wave of feminism and as a graduate student involved in community and campus activism, she took part in the new feminist caucus at the Modern Language Association (MLA) and spent two years as an administrative assistant to her university president as he tried to make institutional change happen. Having taken part in the feminist determination to …
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Publication information: Article title: Disciplining Feminism: From Social Activism to Academic Discourse. Contributors: Helly, Dorothy O. - Author. Journal title: Women's Studies Quarterly. Volume: 30. Issue: 3/4 Publication date: Fall 2002. Page number: 315+. © Feminist Press Spring 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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