A Dialogical View of the Emergence of Chicana Feminist Discourse1

  title={A Dialogical View of the Emergence of Chicana Feminist Discourse1},
  author={Benita Roth},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  pages={709 - 730}
  • Benita Roth
  • Published 1 July 2007
  • Sociology
  • Critical Sociology
I argue that a convergent dialogical approach to the understanding of social movement discourse drawn from sociology and feminist studies is best suited for understanding challenges made by dissenters within social movements. I analyze “second wave” Chicana feminism which arose in the 1960s and 1970s. I first discuss two dialogical approaches in social movement and feminist theory to understand the strategies that challengers within already oppositional movements use to confront locally… 

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