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Author Keenan-Thomson, Tara.

Title Irish women and street politics, 1956-1973 : 'this could be contagious' / Tara Keenan-Thomason ; foreword by Paul Arthur.

Published Dublin, Ireland ; Portland, OR : Irish Academic Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  303.484 KEEN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 'Sure, I didn't do much': Women, Republicanism and Radical Activism in the 1950s 19 -- Chapter 2 'Surely women aren't inferior': A Case Study of Activism in Dungannon, 1963-7 61 -- Chapter 3 Putting themselves in every story: New Visions of Womanhood and Republicanism in the Irish Republic, 1967-9 101 -- Chapter 4 [Sic]: Women and Civil Rights in Northern Ireland, 1968/9 135 -- Chapter 5 Sinn Féin demand': Feminism and Republicanism in the Irish Republic, 1968-73 173 -- Chapter 6 'Not burning bras but rattling bin lids': Women and Militant Republicanism in Northern Ireland, 1970-3 213.
Summary "'Irish Women and Street Politics' presents a probing and fascinating history of radicalism in both parts of Ireland from 1956-1973 by charting the interaction between feminism and republicanism, civil rights advocacy, housing activism, and left-wing politics"--Jacket flap.
Subject Radicalism -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Political activity -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-
ISBN 9780716530275 (paperback)
0716530279 (paperback)
9780716530268 (hbk.)
0716530260 (hbk.)