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Inside agitators : Australian femocrats and the state / Hester Eisenstein
Bib ID 1101127
Format BookBook
Author
Eisenstein, Hester
 
Description Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1996 
xxiv, 286 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1566393884 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
1566393876 (alkaline paper) (cloth)
186448036X (paperback)
Series

Women in the political economy.

Full contents
  • 1. The Australian Social Compact
  • 2. The Early Years
  • 3. Establishing the Feminist Mafia
  • 4. Milestones
  • 5. Using the State
  • 6. Mandarins or Missionaries? Accountability to the Women's Movement
  • 7. A Class-Conscious Agenda
  • 8. Race, Ethnicity, and Racism
  • 9. Official Feminism and the Politics of Gender
  • 10. Sexual Politics
 
Notes

Versions of parts of chapters 5,6,7 and 8 appeared previously in "Speaking for Women? Voices from the Australian Femocrat Experiment," Australian Feminist Studies 14 and in Feminist Organizations: Harvest of the New Women's Movement.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-269) and index.

Subjects Feminism -- Australia.  |  Feminists -- Australia.  |  Women in the civil service -- Australia.  |  Women -- Political activity -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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