Varieties of Feminism: German Gender Politics in Global Perspective
Myra Marx Ferree is the Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology and Director of the European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Wisconsin, where she is also a member of the Gender and Women’s Studies Department. She is the author of Varieties of Feminism: German Gender Politics In Global Perspective (Stanford University Press, March 2012). Other recent books include: Global Feminisms: Transnational Women’s Organizing, Activism, and Human Rights (co-edited with Aili Mari Tripp, NYU Press, 2006) and Shaping Abortion Discourse: Democracy and the Public Sphere in Germany and the US (with William A. Gamson, Jürgen Gerhards and Dieter Rucht, Cambridge University Press, 2002).
This event is co-sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Institute and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies