Seneca Women's Peace Camp: Shapes of Things to Come

1989

by Linton, Rhoda

15 pages

Chapter from Rocking the Ship of State: Toward a Feminist Peace Politics, edited by Adrienne Harris and Ynestra King. Provides a first person overview of the Seneca Women's Peace Camp, a women-only encampment devoted to stopping the deployment of Cruise and Pershing II missiles through civil disobedience and to establish an alternative way of living based on women's experiences. Dynamics of the camp are discussed, including consensus decision-making, the governance system, and daily activities.

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Title
Seneca Women's Peace Camp: Shapes of Things to Come
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IIP0168F04
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Date
1989
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Movement
Feminist Movement
Anti-Nuclear Weapons Movement
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English
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Nonviolence International
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Chapter from Rocking the Ship of State: Toward a Feminist Peace Politics, edited by Adrienne Harris and Ynestra King. Provides a first person overview of the Seneca Women's Peace Camp, a women-only encampment devoted to stopping the deployment of Cruise and Pershing II missiles through civil disobedience and to establish an alternative way of living based on women's experiences. Dynamics of the camp are discussed, including consensus decision-making, the governance system, and daily activities.
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15