Antiracist Feminist Activism in Women's Social Service Organizations: A Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Shaikh2012AntiracistFA,
  title={Antiracist Feminist Activism in Women's Social Service Organizations: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Sobia Shaheen Shaikh},
  year={2012}
}
Drawing from the historical successes of the antiracist and feminist movements of the 1980s and 1990s, antiracist feminists of colour continue to challenge inequitable practices within women’s organizations. In this paper, I review five strands of interrelated literature that help us to understand the contexts through which social justice activism is negotiated. I argue that in order to understand more fully women’s experience of ‘doing’ antiracist feminism within women’s organizations we need… CONTINUE READING

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