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Jocelyn Olcott

Professor of History
History
Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719
314 Classroom Bldg, Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719

Selected Publications


Decolonizing development: Women of the Global South campaigning in the latter years of the Cold War

Journal Article Clio: Histoire, Femmes et Societes · January 1, 2023 Cite

Full-Rights Feminists and a History of the Care Crisis

Journal Article International Review of Social History · December 1, 2022 In 2018, the International Labour Organization published a study about the critical role of paid and unpaid care work for the health of society, the economy, and the planet and about the ways that care work is sustained through the super-exploitation of wo ... Full text Cite

Lucy Delap. Feminisms: A Global History

Journal Article American Historical Review · December 1, 2022 Full text Cite

The gender of modernization and the modernization of gender: Latin America and the Caribbean since 1914

Chapter · November 27, 2020 This chapter opens in the middle of a revolution. The Mexican revolution exploded as long-standing issues such as land tenure and labor practices boiled over once concerns about suffrage and presidential succession were thrown into the cauldron of grievanc ... Full text Cite

The Academic's Handbook, Fourth Edition Revised and Expanded

Book · October 16, 2020 A passionate and compassionate volume, The Academic's Handbook is an essential guide to navigating life in the academy. Contributors. ... Cite

Mirrors, paintings, and romances

Chapter · January 1, 2019 This chapter is concerned with questions of pedagogy and power as they are played out in the context of Cultural Studies taught within an Adult Education (AE) programme across several European countries. The linguistic diversity of the AE workers of Barcel ... Full text Cite

Public in a domestic sense: Sex work, nation-building, and class identification in modern Europe

Journal Article American Historical Review · February 1, 2018 In their contributions to this AHR Forum, Joanne M. Ferraro, Emma Griffin, and Rebecca Jinks explore intimate and affective aspects of women's lives in three European settings over two centuries, taking on the formidable task of investigating the thoughts ... Full text Cite

A plague of salaried marxists: Sexuality and subsistence in the revolutionary imaginary of concha michel

Journal Article Journal of Contemporary History · October 1, 2017 This article examines work of Mexican singer and activist Concha Michel, particularly the pamphlet Marxistas y ‘marxistas’ that sealed her expulsion from the Mexican Communist Party (Partido Comunista de México, PCM). Michel wrote the pamphlet after her re ... Full text Cite

International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Book · July 3, 2017 Amid the geopolitical and social turmoil of the 1970s, the United Nations declared 1975 as International Women's Year. The capstone event, a two-week conference in Mexico City, was dubbed by organizers and journalists as "the greatest consciousness-raising ... Link to item Cite

Review of Rosana Blanco Cano, Cuerpos disidentes del México imaginado

Other Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe · 2013 Cite

Decolonizing development: Women of the Global South campaigning in the latter years of the Cold War

Journal Article Clio: Histoire, Femmes et Societes · January 1, 2023 Cite

Full-Rights Feminists and a History of the Care Crisis

Journal Article International Review of Social History · December 1, 2022 In 2018, the International Labour Organization published a study about the critical role of paid and unpaid care work for the health of society, the economy, and the planet and about the ways that care work is sustained through the super-exploitation of wo ... Full text Cite

Lucy Delap. Feminisms: A Global History

Journal Article American Historical Review · December 1, 2022 Full text Cite

The gender of modernization and the modernization of gender: Latin America and the Caribbean since 1914

Chapter · November 27, 2020 This chapter opens in the middle of a revolution. The Mexican revolution exploded as long-standing issues such as land tenure and labor practices boiled over once concerns about suffrage and presidential succession were thrown into the cauldron of grievanc ... Full text Cite

The Academic's Handbook, Fourth Edition Revised and Expanded

Book · October 16, 2020 A passionate and compassionate volume, The Academic's Handbook is an essential guide to navigating life in the academy. Contributors. ... Cite

Mirrors, paintings, and romances

Chapter · January 1, 2019 This chapter is concerned with questions of pedagogy and power as they are played out in the context of Cultural Studies taught within an Adult Education (AE) programme across several European countries. The linguistic diversity of the AE workers of Barcel ... Full text Cite

Public in a domestic sense: Sex work, nation-building, and class identification in modern Europe

Journal Article American Historical Review · February 1, 2018 In their contributions to this AHR Forum, Joanne M. Ferraro, Emma Griffin, and Rebecca Jinks explore intimate and affective aspects of women's lives in three European settings over two centuries, taking on the formidable task of investigating the thoughts ... Full text Cite

A plague of salaried marxists: Sexuality and subsistence in the revolutionary imaginary of concha michel

Journal Article Journal of Contemporary History · October 1, 2017 This article examines work of Mexican singer and activist Concha Michel, particularly the pamphlet Marxistas y ‘marxistas’ that sealed her expulsion from the Mexican Communist Party (Partido Comunista de México, PCM). Michel wrote the pamphlet after her re ... Full text Cite

International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Book · July 3, 2017 Amid the geopolitical and social turmoil of the 1970s, the United Nations declared 1975 as International Women's Year. The capstone event, a two-week conference in Mexico City, was dubbed by organizers and journalists as "the greatest consciousness-raising ... Link to item Cite

Review of Rosana Blanco Cano, Cuerpos disidentes del México imaginado

Other Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe · 2013 Cite

The Battle within the Home

Chapter · May 1, 2011 Transnational labor history-and labor history more generally-has focused overwhelmingly on commodified labor, but the vast majority of the labor performed by women historically has been uncommodified. Most of this labor falls under the rubric of reproducti ... Full text Cite

Introduction: Research and Rethinking the Labors of Love

Journal Article Hispanic American Historical Review · 2011 Cite

The Passion of María Elena

Other The Americas · July 2005 Cite

Revolutionary Women in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Book · 2005 Revolutionary Women in Postrevolutionary Mexico investigates women’s political organizing during a critical stage of regime consolidation. Rebutting the image of Mexican women as conservative and anti-revolutionary, this book shows women activists challeng ... Cite

Review Essay: Exploring Identity in Latin American History

Other Latin American Perspectives · July 2003 Cite

Crime and Punishment in Latin America: Law and Society since Late Colonial Times

Other Estudios Interdisciplinarios de America Latina y el Caribe · 2003 Cite