Women & the Labour Movement

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Alexandra Kollontai and Red Love: Against The Current vol. 81
Ebert, Teresa L.
What is “Red Love”—and more specifically, what is a socialist, or more complexly, a communist theory of love and sexuality?
Brotherhood Economics: Women and Co-operatives in Nova Scotia
Neal, Rusty
Documents the goal of equality for women in the workplace, education, economic development, social work and co-operatives and the activism of five women.
E.P. Thompson: Feminism, Gender, Women and History
Winslow, Barbara
Winslow reflects upon her experiences working with E.P. Thompson at the University of Warwick in 1969, especially in relation to his support for the women's liberation movement.
Feminism vs. Marxism: Origins of the Conflict
Contrary to an opinion still subscribed to in certain circles, modern feminism did not emerge full-grown from the fertile womb of the New Left, but is in fact an ideological offspring of the utopian e...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 5, 2016: International Women's Day
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
In this issue of Other Voices, we mark International Women's Day. An article written by Alexandra Kollontai in 1920 talks about the early history of this event, which grew out of a proposal put forwar...
Root & Branch: A Libertarian Socialist Journal, #2
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Socialist Feminism in the 21st Century
Brenner, Johanna
Brenner analyzes socialism in the 21st century, with a new discourse of gender equality that focuses on transnational feminism, community alliances, the mobilization of members, and overcome the divis...
The Struggle of the 'Mill Girls': Class Consciousness in Early 19th Century New England
Schlom, Ian
This article traces the development of class consciousness of and the antagonism between capitalists and the Lowell and Lawrence "Mill Girls" in the earlier half of the 19th Century in New England.

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European Labour History Network - Working Group on Feminist Labour History
The founding meeting of the ELHN took place at the International Institute of Social History (IISH) on 12 October 2013. The forty scholars who gathered in Amsterdam, belonging to research institutions...