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Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Ruth Weatherall


Drawing from an ethnography with a feminist anti-violence collective, this book explores how we can reimagine the relationship between academia and activism to create novel opportunities for social change. The book tells two interconnected stories: the story of a collective fighting gendered violence in an ever-shifting non-profit sector context and the story of an ethnographer learning from the collective about identity and social change. Rather than offering a prescriptive account of how academics can collaborate with activists, these intertwined stories ask us to question how we draw lines ... More

Keywords: Identity, Gendered Violence, Ethnography, Feminism, Social Justice, Nonprofit organisations, Academia, Activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529210194
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Weatherall, author
University of Technology Sydney

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