Call for Authors – New book on Feminist Legal History

The editors of a proposed book, Feminist Legal History: New Perspectives on Law seek submissions for contributing chapters to the book.  This book is an edited collection of essays by leading scholars in law and history that offers new historical and feminist perspectives on law and applies these insights to the legal and social policy…

Simone de Beauvoir Society 16th Annual Conference (UK)

Simone de Beauvoir Society 16th International Conference – 13 to 15 June 2008 This international conference aims to re-evaluate Simone de Beauvoir’s contribution to 20th century fiction, autobiography, philosophy and politics. Her influence as a major intellectual figure in the history of post-war France will be considered. The conference will assess Beauvoir’s legacies in terms…

New article – An ideology of sisterhood?: American women’s movements between nationalism and transnationalism by Raffaella Baritono

Journal: Journal of Political Ideologies, Vo. 13, Issue 2, pp. 181-199 Title: An ideology of sisterhood?: American women’s movements between nationalism and transnationalism Author: Raffaella Baritono Abstract: This article aims to understand the deep roots of the contemporary breakdown of the paradigm of the so-called ‘global sisterhood’, of which the American women movements constitute an…