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Making a Difference: The History and Memory of ‘Women Strike for Peace’, 1961-1990

@inproceedings{Coburn2015MakingAD,
  title={Making a Difference: The History and Memory of ‘Women Strike for Peace’, 1961-1990},
  author={Jon Coburn},
  year={2015}
}
The women’s antinuclear protest group Women Strike for Peace (WSP) formed a visible part of the US peace movement during the Cold War, recording several successes and receiving a positive historical assessment for its maternal, respectable image. This study provides a revised history of WSP, querying the identity of the group in order to produce a more comprehensive and problematic historical narrative. It is the first study to examine WSP from its founding in 1961 through to the closure of its… Expand
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