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The women’s liberation movement, activism and therapy at the grassroots, 1968–1985

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The women’s liberation movement was the impetus for the founding of new institutions of psychological and mental health care for women in the late 1970s and 1980s. This article draws upon the archive of one such site, based in Islington, North London, to explore the ways that members of the movement interacted with local politics and were attentive to racial and economic oppression. It demonstrates that consciousness-raising groups and feminist magazines made women’s distress visible and that...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1080/09612025.2018.1450611

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Women's History Review Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
7
Pages:
1152-1168
Publication date:
2018-03-16
Acceptance date:
2018-03-07
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EISSN:
1747-583X
ISSN:
0961-2025
Pubs id:
pubs:847657
URN:
uri:39102a84-36ec-4c68-b879-919b8735e127
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uuid:39102a84-36ec-4c68-b879-919b8735e127
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pubs:847657

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