Cynthia Cockburn

British academic, feminist, and peace activist

Cynthia Cockburn in March 2015

Cynthia Cockburn (24 July 1934 – 13 September 2019) was a British academic, feminist journalist, and peace activist. She was active in the international women's peace movement.[1] Cockburn was a visiting professor in the Department of Sociology at City University London and honorary professor in the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick.[2]

Cockburn was widely published in academic journals, including in Feminist Review,[3] Gender & Development,[4] Journal of Classical Sociology,[5] Peace in Process.[6]

Cockburn died on 13 September 2019 of thyroid cancer at her London home at the age of 85.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Looking to London". Pluto Press. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  2. "People - Department of Sociology". University of Warwick. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. Cockburn, Cynthia (2013). "what became of 'frontline feminism'? a retroperspective on post-conflict Belfast". Feminist Review. 105 (105): 103–121. JSTOR 24571901.
  4. Cockburn, Cynthia (12 November 2013). "War and security, women and gender: an overview of the issues". Gender & Development. 21 (3): 433–452.
  5. Cockburn, Cynthia (29 May 2012). "Who are "we"?', asks one of us". Journal of Classical Sociology. 12 (2): 205–219. doi:10.1177/1468795X12441963.
  6. Cockburn, Cynthia (February 2015). "Transversal Politics: a practice of Peace". Peace in Process. 22.
  7. Valdés, Ana (17 September 2019). "Fredsaktivisten och feministen Cynthia Cockburn är död". Ny Tid (in Swedish). Retrieved 17 September 2019.

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