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Reframing 1968American Politics, Protest and Identity$
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Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780748698936

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.001.0001

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Women’s Movements in 1968 and beyond

Women’s Movements in 1968 and beyond

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(p.249) Eleven Women’s Movements in 1968 and beyond
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Reframing 1968
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Anne M. Valk

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.003.0012

This chapter discusses the formation and achievements of feminist organizations in the late 1960s and beyond, including the National Organization for Women and emerging local women’s liberation organizations. It focuses particularly on the ideological and political intersections that link second-wave feminism to other activist causes. It highlights the importance of coalitions and alliances and looks at the raft of ideological stances that separated distinct strands of feminism and separated feminist organizing from other causes. Focusing on specific issues in feminist activism, including campaigns against sexual violence, the movement for abortion rights, and the struggle for the Equal Rights Amendment, the chapter examines the distinctions activists made between liberal, radical and cultural feminism, and charts the intellectual shifts from second-wave to third-wave feminism.

Keywords:   1968, Feminism, Miss World, Protest, Activism, National Organization for Women

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