Historicising the Women’s Liberation Movement

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Abstract

The Women's Liberation Movement of the late 1960s, 1970s and 1980s emerged out of a set of economic and social circumstances where women collected together in disparate groups and contexts to express their dissatisfaction with their role and position in society. Through consciousness-raising and activism women raised their voices, profiles and visibility. This important moment of women's history is revisited in this collection of essays, which look afresh at the diversity of the movement and ways in which we might historicise the feminism of the time.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)697-700
JournalWomen’s History Review
Volume25
Issue number5
Early online date4 May 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016

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