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Feminisms at the Heart of Contemporary Anarchism in Quebec

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Feminisms at the Heart of Contemporary Anarchism in Quebec

Breton, Emilie, Jeppesen, Sandra, Kruzynski, Anna and Sarrasin, Rachel (2012) Feminisms at the Heart of Contemporary Anarchism in Quebec. Canadian Woman Studies, 29 (3). pp. 147-159. ISSN 0713-3235

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Abstract

Composed of collectives, groups and networks active in various struggles, the antiauthoritarian movement, which was consolidated in Quebec in the wake of the Global justice movement is guided by values that are based on a common ethical compass. The latter is based on a vision of anarchism as a process that prefigures, in the here and now, a society based on collective autonomy. This chapter documents the work of activists involved in three micro-cohorts of the anti-authoritarian movement, and who are the forefront of the development of practices for self-determination and self-organization. These micro-cohorts, composed of radical feminists and (pro) feminists, radical queers, and feminists and (pro)feminists involved in struggles against racism and colonialism, contribute to achieving this goal through a process of pollination that enables the dissemination of practices in different spaces. This analysis is the result of research carried out within the Research Group on Collective Autonomy (CRAC). crac is a (pro) feminist and anti-authoritarian affinity group that has been documenting its own movement using a participatory action research methodology.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > School of Community and Public Affairs
Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Authors:Breton, Emilie and Jeppesen, Sandra and Kruzynski, Anna and Sarrasin, Rachel
Journal or Publication:Canadian Woman Studies
Date:2012
Projects:
  • Collectif de recherche sur l'autonomie collective (CRAC)
Funders:
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
ID Code:985755
Deposited By: ANNA KRUZYNSKI
Deposited On:10 Feb 2020 21:32
Last Modified:10 Feb 2020 21:32
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