Feminist Theory in the Re-making

by Kwok Wei Leng

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

Written in English
Published: Pages: 224 Downloads: 487
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  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology
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    Number of Pages224
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    Open LibraryOL11214196M
    ISBN 100803976453
    ISBN 109780803976450

If you identify yourself as a feminist, you probably already have an opinion on Tina Fey. Around the time 30 Rock debuted, everyone I knew was a huge Tina Fey fan. “She’s so gorgeous and smart and a feminist,” my friends would gush, holding their copies of the Tina Fey issue of Bust. (I am of course talking here about the maybe two other feminists I knew in high school.). Emphasizing art-making practices that emerge out of and reflect concrete lived experience, leading contributors to the fields of contemporary psychoanalytic literary analysis, Latin American studies, feminist theory, Native Women’s studies, Africana studies, philosophy, and art history examine the relationship between the aesthetic and the. The radical feminist vision: Man's war against woman. Top. Many radical feminist novelists have carried the same message into popular literature. Marilyn French, popular radical feminist novelist 54 and prominent social critic, 55 is one such writer with wide influence. French's writing, both fiction and non-fiction, is characteristic of more recent radical feminism that moves beyond . My research fields include contemporary feminist art, contemporary poetry, feminist theory, and 19th- and 20th-century US Literature. I recently completed Addressing the Other Woman: Textual Correspondences in Feminist Art and Writing (Manchester University Press), an interdisciplinary project that brings the work of artists (Adrian Piper, Nancy Spero, and Mary Kelly) and writers .

  You’re making it harder for (white) people to listen to you when you act so angry! White women, do you accept the idea that our rage should be toned down when we express it to men? Should we always be nice after a lifetime of sexual harassment and intrusion, feeling unsafe and self-hating in our own bodies, and constantly picked apart by society? A specific interest in materiality is the focus of many recent debates in feminist theory. Glossed as “material turn” (Alaimo & Heckman ) or “new materialism” (Coole & Frost ), the founding move of these debates is a “turn” away from tendencies of social determinism seen as inherent to constructionist perspectives. This book will be an important reference work for students and seasoned researchers in feminist geography. Lawrence D. Berg Feminisms in Geography is a strong and useful anti-anthology advancing and deepening the impact of feminist scholars on the geographies of knowledge while respectfully acknowledging that theirs is one rhizome among many. Refusing to be a Man is an assortment of stark, fascinating essays wrapped in a blanket of self-conscious angst. Stoltenberg provides great insights into the mechanics of male domination, which I found extremely helpful in my ongoing quest to love justice more than manhood (his words). However, this is not a book for a man new to feminist ideas.4/5.

  By including race, class, sexuality, and other identity markers in feminist analysis, some say, intersectional feminists are spreading the movement thin and undermining its unity. The trouble with this line of thinking is that a one-size-fits-all feminist movement that focuses only on the common ground between women is erasing rather than. GCWS Courses. The core of the GCWS is our long tradition of courses taught by leaders in their field. Available to students enrolled in any of our member institutions, GCWS offers interdisciplinary, team-taught graduate-level seminars.. Our faculty explicitly integrate gender analysis with issues of class, race, culture, ethnicity, and sexualities, and consider the practical . Feminist architectural historian Karen Burns noted in that despite the large number of feminist publications in the s, this was also the decade that saw the absence of feminist texts in major architectural theory anthologies and the inclusion of the ‘feminine’ in such anthologies through invited contributions authored by men.

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Table of contents for Feminist Theory, 18, 2, Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to. A new voice in comics is incisive, funny, and fiercely feminist.

"The mental load. It's incessant, gnawing, exhausting, and disproportionately falls to women. You know the scene--you're making dinner, calling the plumber/doctor/mechanic, checking homework and answering work emails--at the same time/5(58).

Feminist Theory is genuinely interdisciplinary and reflects the diversity of feminism, incorporating perspectives from across the broad spectrum of the humanities and social sciences and the full range of feminist political and theoretical stances.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Feminist film theory is a film criticism derived from feminist politics and feminist theory. The best way to summarize Feminist Film Theory is this: Most movies are made by men and controlled by men.

Therefore, cinema as a whole has been created through the lens of the “male gaze” and thus forced roles and stereotypes onto women that may.

A new voice in comics is incisive, funny, and fiercely feminist."The mental load. It's incessant, gnawing, exhausting, and disproportionately falls to women. You know the scene--you're making dinner, calling the plumber/doctor/mechanic, checking homework and answering work emails--at the same time.

All the while, you are being peppered with questions by your. A Feminist Reading of Justinian’s Digest. Ulpian (Edict, Book 16): Pomponius also writes: “If corn belonging to two parties has been mixed together without their consent, they each have an action in rem for as much of the heap as appears to be respectively : Yung In Chae.

Through the figure of the feminist killjoy her book blends theory with her own story, and offers tools and a manifesto for other feminists seeking to challenge forms of oppression.

Greenpeace: Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything from is a documentary film directed by Avi Lewis, and a companion piece to her book This Changes Everything.

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Get this from a library. The remaking of social contracts: feminists in a fierce new world. [Gita Sen; Marina Durano; Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (Project);] -- "Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) argues that social contracts must be recreated if they are to fulfil the promise of human rights.

In The Remaking of Social. A feminist makes the case against feminism "If women in power behave like men do, that is not a defeat of the patriarchy." By Sean Illing @seanilling Updated Sep Author: Sean Illing. Whatever Feminist Theory is or isn't, whatever it means or doesn't mean, feminism as a movement is large, diverse and more than a century old.

There are both women and men in its ranks. Neither you and your friends nor your ideas and theirs are the only representatives or interpretations of feminism. I'm a feminist, too. This short introduction to the work of key feminist sociologist and theorist Dorothy E.

Smith traces the development of her ideas and thinking across her publications. Smith's exposition of feminist sociology and its critique of the established mainstream and her important development of institutional ethnography are discussed in detail.5/5(1).

Feminist Theory Reader: Local and Global Perspectives I’ve been thinking a lot about readers since I decided to embark on this project. I’m curious about how editors choose what to put in a reader, how to pick a theme for the whole book and how to decide its sections. If you’re ready to really dig in to feminist theory, I’d suggest starting with the bell hooks—that book changed my life, and I had to read it twice.

Because when you’re reading it, as a Author: Leah Fessler. The feminist paratranslation analysis focuses on New York Feminist Press's (NYFP) cross-border practices of re-making or repackaging Zangana's memoir as Dreaming of Baghdad.

Analysing those paratexts helps us reveal the transnational discourses produced by and about Zangana as an Iraqi activist by: 2. F or many years, feminists throughout the world looked to the United States for the most advanced theory andhowever, US feminism finds itself at an impasse, stymied by the hostile, post 9/11 political climate.

Unsure how to pursue gender justice under current conditions, Americans are now returning the favour, by looking to feminists elsewhere for. I asked myself that a lot in I’m a woman, a lesbian, and transgender, so I was an atypical reader even then, in that I spent a lot of time reading feminist theory and had for nearly 20 years at that point.

It wasn’t clear to me yet what I ev. I dont acrually have the book yey, but while visiting Ashevill, NC for the first time, I stumbled across this beautiful old bookstore in a hisroeic building of some sort. I asked about books advocating for veganism, and after asking I minded feminist writing (I love it actually) she reccommended The Sexual Politics of Meat.

The Moral Significance of Class, first published inanalyses the moral aspects of people's experience of class inequalities. Class affects not only our material wealth but our access to things, relationships, and practices which we have reason to value, including the esteem or respect of others and hence our sense of self-worth.

lesbian feminist theory rather than simply feminist theory applied to lesbians. A lesbian feminist theory would need, among other things, to focus on what is distinctive about the lesbian's relation to heterosex-uality, to the category 'woman', and to other women. That is, it would need to put into clear view the difference between being a lesbian.

Ahmed () contends that this avoidance of, or resistance to, feminist theory may be due to its inherent critical stance and problematization of the "normal" (and normative) way of managing and.

Feminist Measures: Soundings in Poetry and Theory breaks new ground in postmodern literary theory, including feminist theory, by moving the focus away from narrative fiction and onto poetry. The book responds to the need for more adequately theorized approaches to poetic literature by bringing together new, previously unpublished essays by fourteen accomplished critics.

This engaging new collection of feminist essays sets out to readdress some relatively challenging conundrums for feminist theory and practice. The book Author: Dennis Dworkin. Anti-Feminist Theory of Feminism –Before you read this page, check out David Futrelle – patriarch of the AgainstMensRights crowd – and his and their views on gay sex shops selling videos depicting naked 14 year olds being anally raped, made to eat shit, disembowelled, and slowly tortured to death.

on "women" writers (and more) part 2. This is a continuation of the topic on "women" writers (and more). Feminist Theory. Join LibraryThing to post. This topic is currently marked as "dormant"—the last message is more than 90 days old.

You can revive it by posting a reply. 1 sturlington. In theory while a wife did become the ‘property’ of their husbands in practice the marriage resulted in a very equal partnership. Historian Jasper Ridley points out, ‘Women were clearly regarded by everyone as being subordinate to men; but they were accorded a place of some importance and honour in society.

Employing feminist analyses to confront gender-biased stereotyping in various fields of international political theory—including academic scholarship, journals, and popular literature like The Economist—Hooper reconstructs the nexus of international relations and gender politics during this age of globalization.

Dec 2, - Explore literaphile's board "Feminist Ryan Gosling" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ryan gosling, Feminist ryan gosling and Hey girl pins. ICYMI: Feminist Oasis now has a Feminist Book Club. The book club meets bimonthly, on Sunday afternoons, at rotating locations across the Seacoast.

Book club reads will be picked based on three categories: Contemporary Feminist Theory Feminist Classics Fiction by WOC. In recent years, key debates in feminist theory have emphasized questions regarding the status of matter and materiality of the body. While these questions have lead to increased attention to scientific research, particularly in biology, this chapter suggests that in many cases, there is a decontextualized quality to these engagements.

We argue that while distinct encounters with. We Should All Be Feminists tackles the issue of feminism in the twenty-first century, rallies readers to envision a better, more equal world, and then encourages readers to take action to make that vision a reality.

The misunderstanding and negative stigma associated with the /5.In the sentence "The work of the feminist psychoanalyst and philosopher, Julia Kristeva, has influenced feminist theory in general and feminist literary criticism in particular" the commas surrounding "Julia Kristeva" seem syntactically incorrect.24 September (UTC) Good catch!

I fixed it.A new voice in comics is incisive, funny, and fiercely feminist."The mental load. It's incessant, gnawing, exhausting, and disproportionately falls to women.

You know the scene--you're making dinner, calling the plumber/doctor/mechanic, checking homework and answering work emails- .