Exploring the work of Gloria Anzaldua, Mab Segrest and the continuous process of activism over time / by Andrea Louise Teague.

Activism is often considered in terms of political protest, rallies, marches and other physical actions whose intention is to promote social change. However, when we consider activism as a sudden burst of energy, we fail to see the moments that lead to the action and the process that continues after...

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Main Author: Teague, Andrea Louise.
Corporate Author: Simmons College (Boston, Mass.). College of Arts and Sciences.
Format: Thesis Book
Language:English
Published: 2012.
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Summary:Activism is often considered in terms of political protest, rallies, marches and other physical actions whose intention is to promote social change. However, when we consider activism as a sudden burst of energy, we fail to see the moments that lead to the action and the process that continues after the streets have been cleared. In order to understand that activism has many forms and is a process that continues over time, it is necessary to analyze the work of writers who have made the personal political; writing, educating and interrogating the self in order to put their theories into practice. The impact of the multiracial feminist movement, which was at its peak in the 1980s, has yet to be fully deconstructed. By exploring the work of Mab Segrest and Gloria Anzaldua as contemporaries within the multiracial feminist movement, I trace the process of activism over time, while also widening the definition of activism.
Physical Description:81 leaves ; 28 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (leaves 78-80).
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 78-81).