This Yearbook attends to various ways in which women were active and organized themselves in order to question sex and gender related issues in the political arena. Covering a diverse range of cultures and political situations the Yearbook discusses how women protested against perceived religious suppression; actively participated in local democratic political institutions whilst not really changing gender-roles; or discussed experienced discrepancies between socialism and feminism. How do women find their ways in democratic systems of governance? What do these systems offer them in terms of emancipation and involvement in political decision making affecting their lives?
Mieke Aerts (guest editor)
Yearbook of Women’s History
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Contents: Editorial Introduction: MIEKE AERTS, Contesting Representations: Towards New Histories of Women's Activism KATRINE SMIET, One Size Fits All? Femen and the Limits of Secular Feminism ELENA BORGHI, ‘The time has now come for women to review and reform this system’: Female Subjectivity and the Debate over Child Marriage in Late Colonial India Showcase: MYRIAM EVERARD, A Colour Portrait of Rosa Manus Forum: JOSEPHINE VAN DEN BENT, Fighting for Female Voices in a Patriarchical Society. Women’s Activism in (Post-)revolutionary Egypt ULLA JANSZ, Women Workers Contested. Socialists, Feminists and Democracy at the National Exhibition of Women’s Labour in The Hague, 1898 Poster essay: MARJAN GROOT, Women Political Leaders and the Design of Campaign Portait Posters MANON PERRY, Feminist Opposition to Abortion. Feframing Histories to Limit Reproductive Rights SENEM YILDRIM, The Case of Female Mukhtars in Turkey: the 'Glass Ceiling' of Local Politics KARLIJN OLIJSLAGER, Motherhood, Domestic Display, and Democracy in the Exhibition ‘The Dutch Women 1898-1948’ Summaries About the authors