Assessing the impact of women's movements: Sisterhood and After

Jolly, Margaretta (2012) Assessing the impact of women's movements: Sisterhood and After. Women's Studies International Forum, 35 (3). pp. 150-152. ISSN 0277-5395

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Sisterhood and After: The Women's Liberation Oral History Project, illuminates the impact of women's movements in the UK in tracing the life histories of key UK-based activists and intellectuals, but it more directly eludicates the biographical consequences of activism. This, I suggest, has a different but also important value, not simply in terms of understanding the impact on the many individuals who do become life-long activists, but as a contribution to cultural memories that show how gender relations can be different and better. In this respect, oral history projects can be part of a process of feminist influence that goes beyond the more measurable aspects of campaigns

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Centre for Community Engagement
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM0621 Culture
H Social Sciences > HQ The Family. Marriage. Women > HQ1101 Women. Feminism
Depositing User: Margaretta Jolly
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2012 13:38
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2018 15:38

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