On Transnational Feminist Solidarity: The Case of Angela Davis in Egypt

  title={On Transnational Feminist Solidarity: The Case of Angela Davis in Egypt},
  author={Sara Salem},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={245 - 267}
  • Sara Salem
  • Published 1 January 2018
  • Sociology, Art
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
In the early 1970s, Angela Davis visited Egypt, a trip she wrote about in her book Women, Culture, and Politics. This article uses Davis’s trip as a lens through which to approach the question of transnational feminist solidarity through the eyes of multiple generations of Egyptian feminists. It argues that the particular conditions in Egypt in the 1950s through to the 1970s allowed for new international forms of solidarity focused on material conditions. This enabled Egyptian feminists to… 

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