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Author Olcott, Jocelyn, 1970-
Title International Women's Year : the greatest consciousness-raising event in history / Jocelyn Olcott.
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]

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Author Olcott, Jocelyn, 1970-
Subject International Women's Year, 1975.
Women's rights -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism -- International cooperation -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- International cooperation -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 334 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; International Women's Year; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Glossary of Acronyms; Dramatis Personae; Introduction; Act I International Women's Year Deserves No Less; Scene 1. WINGO Politics; Scene 2. Choosing Battles in the Cold War; Scene 3. Getting to Mexico City; Scene 4. Follow the Money; Act II The Conference; Scene 5. Opening Acts; Scene 6. Inauguration Day; Scene 7. "Betty Friedan versus the Third World"; Scene 8. "This Is an Illegitimate Delegation"; Scene 9. "Other Kinds of Problems"; Scene 10. The Politics of Peace.
Scene 11. The First Rule of Fight ClubScene 12. Coming Out Party; Scene 13. Chaos in the Tribune; Scene 14. Counter-​congresses; Scene 15. Domitila a la Tribuna!; Scene 16. The Final Push; Scene 17. Unceremonious Closing; Act III Legacies; Scene 18. Beyond Mexico City; Notes on Sources, Theories, and Methods; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary A rich narrative of the 1975 International Women's Year Conference in Mexico City, where the idiom ""sisterhood is powerful"" was fractured by global feminism.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 07, 2017).
ISBN 9780199716647 (electronic book)
0199716641 (electronic book)
9780195327687 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
OCLC # 975998352
Additional Format Print version: Olcott, Jocelyn, 1970- International Women's Year. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] 9780195327687 (DLC) 2017000714

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