Eugénie Cotton, Pak Chong-ae, and Claudia Jones: Rethinking Transnational Feminism and International Politics

  title={Eug{\'e}nie Cotton, Pak Chong-ae, and Claudia Jones: Rethinking Transnational Feminism and International Politics},
  author={Francisca de Haan},
  journal={Journal of Women's History},
  pages={174 - 189}
  • Francisca de Haan
  • Published 18 December 2013
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of Women's History
This article sketches the historical field of transnational feminisms and women’s movements as it has developed since the mid-1990s. It outlines the field’s main contributions and shortcomings, identifying as the latter its strong focus on white, Western, liberal, “gender-only” feminism. Subsequently it discusses some of the contributions of the progressive Women’s International Democratic Federation (WIDF, established in Paris in 1945) and of women and men from Second and Third World countries… 
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