Review of Feminist Identity Development and Activism in Revolutionary Movements by Theresa O’Keefe

by Alicia Izharuddin Feminist Identity Development and Activism in Revolutionary Movements by Theresa O’Keefe (2013, Palgrave MacMillan) Theresa O’Keefe’s 2013 monograph ‘Feminist Identity Development and Activism in Revolutionary Movements’ offers fascinating and thought-provoking anthropological findings on the conundrum of armed female combatants in violent nationalist conflicts. Feminist literature on nationalist struggles has found plenty of evidence…

Why Men Should Support Feminism

In recent history the word ‘feminism’ has to many become an ugly word, stained with sentiments of hate and misandry. To some men they believe women hide behind the veil of feminism to express hate and discontent towards men. I almost wish that this is what feminism is used for, as I find the truth…

Kate Frye: A Feminist Foot Soldier

  by Elizabeth Crawford As a researcher and writer, I have been fortunate in acquiring the voluminous manuscript diary kept by Kate Parry Frye (1878-1959) from 1887 until October 1958. It is in effect the record of one woman’s entire life. The diary is of particular interest because from 1906 Kate was involved in the…