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Andersonville, Chicago’s “Shop Local Capital”: Surviving Three Waves of Globalization?

“Opened in 1979, open today, open forever” – the three huge eye-catching slogans on the glass wall of the independent bookstore Women & Children First, one of the most famous feminist bookshop in the US located in Andersonville neighborhood in Chicago, seems like telling people coming that we’ll stick here and won’t leave, however, the truth is that...
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As Political As Literary: The Only Feminist Bookstore In Chicago

Author: Ziyi Wang Program of Study: Harris School of Public Policy MPP As the only feminist bookstore survived in Chicago, Women & Children First marked the second wave of feminism movement in the 1960s. This podcast will explore the history of the bookstore and the significance of its political role from the past to the present. After all those...
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