Publications of Jocelyn Olcott

Books in Progress

  1. Jocelyn Olcott, "The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History": International Women's Year and the Challenge of Transnational Feminism (under contract), Oxford University Press

Edited Volumes

  1. Olcott, J, Revolutionary Women in Postrevolutionary Mexico (2005), Duke University Press
  2. Olcott, J; Vaughan, MK; Cano, G, Sex in Revolution: Gender, Politics, and Power in Modern Mexico (2006), Duke University Press
  3. Cano, G; Olcott, J; Vaughan, MK, Género, poder y politico en el México posrevolucionario (2009), Fondo de Cultura Económica
  4. Olcott, JH, International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History (July, 2017), pp. 352 pages, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0195327683
  5. Flores, LA; Olcott, JH, The Academic's Handbook, Fourth Edition Revised and Expanded (October, 2020), pp. 376 pages, ISBN 1478010061

Journal Articles

  1. Olcott, J, ’Worthy Wives and Mothers’: State-Sponsored Women’s Organizing in Postrevolutionary Mexico, The Journal of Women’S History, vol. 13 no. 4 (Winter, 2002), pp. 106-131, Johns Hopkins University Press
  2. Olcott, J, Miracle Workers: Gender and State Mediation among Textile and Garment Workers in Mexico’s Transition to Industrial Development, International Labor and Working Class History, vol. 63 no. 63 (December, 2003), pp. 45-62
  3. Olcott, J, ‘Take Off That Streetwalker’s Dress’: Concha Michel and the Cultural Politics of Gender in Postrevolutionary Mexico, Journal of Women’S History, vol. 21 no. 3 (Fall, 2009), pp. 36-59
  4. Olcott, J, Cold War Conflicts and Cheap Cabaret: Performing Politics at the 1975 United Nations International Women’s Year Conference in Mexico City, Gender and History, vol. 22 no. 3 (November, 2010), pp. 733-754, WILEY
  5. Olcott, J, Introduction: Research and Rethinking the Labors of Love, Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 91 no. 1 (2011), pp. 1-27, Duke University Press
  6. Olcott, J, Empires of Information: Media Strategies for 1975 International Women’s Year, Journal of Women’S History, vol. 24 no. 4 (2012), pp. 24-48, Johns Hopkins University Press
  7. Olcott, J, A plague of salaried marxists: Sexuality and subsistence in the revolutionary imaginary of concha michel, Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 52 no. 4 (October, 2017), pp. 980-998, SAGE Publications
  8. Olcott, J, Public in a domestic sense: Sex work, nation-building, and class identification in modern Europe, American Historical Review, vol. 123 no. 1 (February, 2018), pp. 124-131, Oxford University Press (OUP)

Book Chapters

  1. Olcott, J, Mueras y Mantanzas: Spectacles of Terror and Violence in Postrevolutionary Mexico, in A Century of Revolution: Insurgent and Counterinsurgent Violence during Latin America’s Long Cold War, edited by Grandin, G; Joseph, GM (2010), Duke University Press
  2. Olcott, J, Globalizing Sisterhood: International Women’s Year and the Limits of Identity Politics, in Shock of the Global, edited by Ferguson, N; Maier, C; Manela, E; Sargent, D (2010), Harvard University Press
  3. Olcott, J, The Politics of Opportunity: Mexican Populism under Lázaro Cárdenas and Luis Echeverría, in Gender and Populism in Latin America: Passionate Politics, edited by Kampwirth, K (2010), Pennsylvania State University Press
  4. Olcott, J, The Battle within the Home: Development Strategies and the Commodification of Caring Labors at the 1975 International Women’s Year Conference, in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History, edited by Fink, L; al, E (2011), Oxford University Press
  5. Olcott, J, The Battle within the Home, in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History (May, 2011), pp. 194-210, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199731633
  6. Olcott, J, Transnational Feminism: Event, Temporality, and Performance at the 1975 International Women’s Year Conference, in Cultures in Motion, edited by Rodgers, DT (2013), Princeton University Press
  7. Olcott, J, A happier marriage? Feminist history takes the transnational turn, in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives, edited by Nadell, P; Haulman, K (December, 2013), pp. 237-258, New York University Press, ISBN 0814758908
  8. Olcott, J, From the time of creation: Legacies and unfinished business from the first International Women's Year Conference, in Women and Girls Rising: Progress and Resistance around the World (June, 2015), pp. 21-31, Routledge, ISBN 9781138898769
  9. Olcott, J, Mujeres, historias y sociedades: Latinamérica siglos XVI al XXI, edited by Moroni Spencer Hernández de Olarte, ; Natalia Montes Marín, (2016), Fondo Editorial Estado de México
  10. Olcott, J, Dictionary of American History, Supplement: America in the World 1776 to the Present on “Feminism, Women’s Rights” and “International Women’s Year, 1975, edited by Blum, Edward, (2016), Charles Scribner’s Sons and Gale Cengage Learning
  11. Flecha, R; Dels Àngels Garcia, V; Olcott, J, Mirrors, paintings, and romances, in A Question of Discipline: Pedagogy, Power, and the Teaching of Cultural Studies (January, 2019), pp. 131-156, ISBN 0813325390

Book Reviews

  1. Olcott, JH, Review of Sex and Sexuality in Latin America, Daniel Balderston and Donna Guy, eds., Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 78 no. 2 (May, 1998), pp. 325-6
  2. Olcott, JH, Crime and Punishment in Latin America: Law and Society since Late Colonial Times, edited by Salvatore, RD; Aguirre, C; Joseph, GM, Estudios Interdisciplinarios De America Latina Y El Caribe, vol. 14 no. 2 (Fall, 2003)
  3. Bliss, KE; Olcott JH,, Prostitution, Public Health, and Gender Politics in Revolutionary Mexico City, Social History, vol. 28 no. 2 (May, 2003), pp. 288-290
  4. Olcott, JH, Review Essay: Exploring Identity in Latin American History, Latin American Perspectives, vol. 30 no. 4 (July, 2003), pp. 107-119
  5. Porter, SS; Olcott JH,, Working Women in Mexico City: Public Discourses and Material Conditions, 1879-1931, Journal of Latin American Studies (2005)
  6. Olcott, JH, The Passion of María Elena, The Americas, vol. 62 no. 1 (July, 2005), pp. 147-49
  7. Grever, M; Waaldijk, B; Olcott JH,, Transforming the Public Sphere: The Dutch National Exhibition of Women’s Labor in 1898, Labor History, vol. 47 no. 1 (February, 2006), pp. 138-40
  8. Francois, ME; Olcott JH,, A Culture of Everyday Credit: Housekeeping, Pawnbroking, and Governance in Mexico City, 1750-1920, Journal of Latin American Studies (2007)
  9. Jocelyn Olcott, Stephanie Mitchell and Patience A. Schell, eds., "The Women’s Revolution in Mexico, 1910-1953", Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 89 no. 1 (February, 2009)
  10. Olcott, J, Review of Stephanie Mitchell and Patience A. Schell, eds., "The Women’s Revolution in Mexico, 1910-1953", Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 89 (February, 2009)
  11. Olcott, J, Historia de las mujeres en España y América Latina (4 vols.), Gender and History, vol. 21 no. 1 (April, 2009), pp. 220-22
  12. Olcott, J, Review of Joanne Hershfield, Imagining la Chica Moderna: Women, Nation, and Visual Culture in Mexico, 1917–1936., American Historical Review, vol. 114 no. 2 (April, 2009), pp. 463–464-463–464
  13. Olcott, J, Empire in Exile: Transnationalizing the Cultural Production of Resistance, Diplomatic History (2010)
  14. Olcott, J, Review of Stephanie Smith, Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatán Women and the Realities of Patriarchy, The Americas, vol. 66 no. 3 (January, 2010), pp. 401-402
  15. Olcott, J, Review of Sonia Lipsett-Rivera, Gender and the Negotiation of Daily Life in Mexico, 1750-1865, American Historical Review (2013)
  16. Olcott, J, Review of Rosana Blanco Cano, Cuerpos disidentes del México imaginado, Estudios Interdisciplinarios De América Latina Y El Caribe (2013)
  17. Olcott, J, Heidi Tinsman, Buying into the Regime: Grapes and Consumption in Cold War Chile and the United States, Women’S Studies, vol. 45 no. 4 (2016), pp. 415-418, Informa UK Limited
  18. Olcott, J, Megan Threlkeld, Pan American Women: U.S. Internationalists and Revolutionary Mexico, reviewed for Diplomatic History, Diplomatic History, vol. 41 no. 3 (March, 2017), pp. 659-662