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‘Social kettling’ and the closure of domestic violence shelters are amongst the new challenges for feminists in 2011: they are responding with a new activism, using social media and collective action

Evans, Mary (2011) ‘Social kettling’ and the closure of domestic violence shelters are amongst the new challenges for feminists in 2011: they are responding with a new activism, using social media and collective action. British Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Jan 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As women take on the brunt of the coalition government’s spending cuts, activist groups from all over the country are campaigning for gender justice through collective actions such as street protests, online media campaigns and community support groups. Mary Evans argues that we need to extend models of female dissent, and to do this we may need to extend our readings of the political to the fictional.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Gender Institute
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2011 15:05
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/31731/

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