Acknowledging Gender in Women-Only Meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous

@article{Sanders2010AcknowledgingGI,
  title={Acknowledging Gender in Women-Only Meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous},
  author={Jolene M. Sanders},
  journal={Journal of Groups in Addiction \& Recovery},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={17 - 33}
}
  • J. Sanders
  • Published 17 February 2010
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery
This research examines from a feminist perspective the participation of women in the gendered space of women-only Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings. Taken from a survey of women who attend women-only meetings in a metropolitan area, data reflect that these women hold liberal feminist views, have experienced severe forms of oppression before recovery, but once in AA, help to create a culturally feminist environment by supporting women-only meetings. Moreover, in spite of AA's alleged… 

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