Tactics and Identity Politics: Understanding Socially Conservative and Economically Conservative Women’s Political Organizations

Tactics and Identity Politics: Understanding Socially Conservative and Economically Conservative... Sex Roles (2009) 60:912–914 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9564-6 BOOK REVIEW Tactics and Identity Politics: Understanding Socially Conservative and Economically Conservative Women’s Political Organizations Righting Feminism: Conservative Women & American Politics. By Ronnee Schreiber, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2008. 192 pp. $29.95 (hardback). ISBN13: Lauren E. Duncan Published online: 24 January 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 Ronnee Schreiber’s book reports on the extensive research she represent alternative views on issues of concern to women. In conducted on two conservative women’sorganizations, the Chapter 3, she quotes from one of her interviewees to call this Concerned Women for America (CWA), and the Independent strategy “playing Femball” (pp. 42–43). Her interviewee Women’s Forum (IWF). The CWA is a socially conservative explains that because feminists had successfully challenged organization, mostly composed of evangelical Christian the status quo through collectively organizing as women, women. They advocate for prayer in schools, the revocation conservative women needed to “field a team” to offer of Roe v. Wade, and are against homosexuality and teaching alternative viewpoints as women. Feminists had found certain sex education in schools. The IWF is an economically strategies (e.g., organizing around gender identity) to be conservative organization with libertarian leanings that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Tactics and Identity Politics: Understanding Socially Conservative and Economically Conservative Women’s Political Organizations

Sex Roles , Volume 60 (12) – Jan 24, 2009

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Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11199-008-9564-6
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