Ὺ search Paperback ❩ Make Your Own History: Documenting Feminist and Queer Activism in the 21st Century ⡿ Ebook By Kelly Wooten ⣔

Ὺ search Paperback ❩ Make Your Own History: Documenting Feminist and Queer Activism in the 21st Century ⡿ Ebook By Kelly Wooten ⣔ Documenting Feminist Activism addresses the practical and theoretical challenges and advantages of researching, documenting, and archiving recent and contemporary activists in the feminist and queer movements In the last few decades, the place and practice of activism has shifted from a physical headquarters where activists convene to plan and strategize, to the reality where planning happens at various desks and kitchen tables across the country or world and activists then convene at one site for an action the prime example of this being the WTO protest in Seattle in 1999 So much of the work is taking place in the digital environment and or within smaller do it yourself DIY and anarchist subcultures where ideas are often shared via zines and other ephemeral materials The challenge of the archivist and the scholar, whose work is traditionally paper based, is to keep up with the changing modes of communication of these individuals and organizations and to make sure these activists work is not left out of the historical record Activists, archivists, librarians, and scholars address the following issues and topics the practical material challenges of documenting and archiving contemporary activism theoretical perspectives and conversations online communities and communications third wave feminism youth and queer cultures subcultures the move from paper to digital archives and documents zines and the work of activists who employ creative artistic cultural approaches to work for social justice. Make Your Own History: Documenting Feminist and Queer Activism in the 21st Century

  • 4.1
  • 3588
  • Paperback
  • 1936117134
  • Make Your Own History: Documenting Feminist and Queer Activism in the 21st Century

  • Kelly Wooten
  • English
  • 23 November 2016
  • 196 pages

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