Linda Connolly and Tina O’Toole

Documenting Irish Feminisms: The Second Wave

ISBN: 9781851322367

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Charts the development of second wave feminism in Ireland, utilising an extensive range of rare primary sources, including documents, photos and publications. A number of themes in the analysis of Irish feminist politics from the 1970s to the 1990s are introduced and advanced, including the emergence of pioneering feminist groups and organisations; reproductive rights and activism; the legal system and the State; the development of cultural projects; feminism and Northern Ireland; lesbian activism; class and education. This book is an invaluable resource in the fields of history, sociology, politics, Irish studies and women’s studies.