Show or Tell? Feminist Dilemmas and Implicit Feminism at Girls’ Rock Camp

@article{Giffort2011ShowOT,
  title={Show or Tell? Feminist Dilemmas and Implicit Feminism at Girls’ Rock Camp},
  author={Danielle M. Giffort},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={569 - 588}
}
Previous research demonstrates how activists who do not identify as feminist sometimes engage in “implicitly feminist practices.” In this paper, I extend this research by asking: Do self-identified feminists also employ such implicit strategies in the course of their activist efforts? If so, why would they “do” feminism implicitly? Based on participant observation and semistructured interviews at Girls Rock! Midwest—a week-long summer day camp program that aims to empower girls through rock… Expand
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