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The Politics of Feminism

Date: 1.1.1995-31.12.1999
Code: K 2613
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences (ESF), Dept. of Sociology
Address: Gezeliusgatan 2, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-02-2154327
Fax +358-2-2154 808
E-mail sbergman@abo.fi
Project leader: Pol.lic. Solveig Bergman, assistent (1.1.1997-31.12.1999)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 100 %
Man months: 12 months in 1998; Totally: 60 months
Contacts: "Halva makten: kvinnor i nordisk politik", Nordiska ministerrådet
Keywords: feminism, politik, feminismi, politiikka, Finland, kvinnorörelser, feminism, nya sociala rörelser, Tyskland, women's movements, feminism, new social movements, Finland, Germany,

My doctoral thesis deals with the possibilities of changing the prevailing gender order through focusing on women's collective actions.In certain periods of time and under certain conditions, women's protest takes collective and organised forms.I focus on one such period in post-war Western Europe: the 1970s and the 1980s.As empirical case-studies are analysed the women's movements in Finland and West Germany.

Publication(s)

11.9.1996 / 20.3.1998