Archive For The “Feminism” Category
By Alison Bailey
The main finished anthology of feminist philosophy on hand, this primary variation reader brings jointly over fifty five of the main influential and time-tested works to were released within the box of feminist philosophy. that includes views from around the philosophical spectrum, and from an array of other cultural vantage issues, it monitors the great variety, variety, and intensity of feminist writing on primary matters, from the early moment wave to the current.
Containing the result of a cross-national learn undertaking on abortion politics in 11 democratic states (between the Sixties and 2000), this quantity marks significant growth in abortion learn. It develops a finished examine layout to check even if women's coverage corporations (institutional teams meant to enhance the prestige of ladies) have functioned as invaluable and powerful allies of women's events. It explores their efforts to realize entry to energy arenas and safe abortion legislation that coincide with feminist ambitions. certainly, those findings represent a rigorous software of comparative method to evaluate factors from social circulation and democratic idea referring to diversifications in kingdom feminism and stream success.
By Julia Long
Anti-porn feminism is again. Countering the continuing "pornification" of Western tradition and society, anti-porn pursuits are powerfully re-emerging between a brand new new release of feminist activists within the united kingdom and around the world.
Anti-Porn: The Resurgence of Anti-Porn Feminism examines the ways that the hot feminist arguments and campaigns round pornography are articulated, deployed and got. Drawing on unique, ethnographic study, it presents an in-depth research of the ideological stance, tactical repertoires, impression and value of crusade teams tough the pornography undefined.
This exact and encouraging ebook explains the astounding comeback of anti-porn feminism and demanding situations liberal views and the mainstreaming on pornography of pornography that alterations the character of our intimate relationships.
By Inga Muscio
A better half to Feminist Geography captures the breadth and variety of this vivid and major box.
- Shows how feminist geography has replaced the panorama of geographical inquiry and data because the 1970s.
- Explores the varied literatures that include feminist geography today.
- Showcases state of the art learn through feminist geographers.
- Charts rising components of scholarship, corresponding to the physique and the nation.
- Contributions from 50 top foreign students within the field.
- Each bankruptcy will be learn for its personal specified contribution.
By Julia Kristeva
L. a. vie, l. a. folie, les mots : trois femmes s'en sont faites les exploratrices lucides et passionnées en engageant leur life autant que leur pensée, et en éclairant pour nous les enjeux majeurs de notre temps : Hannah Arendt (1906-1975), Melanie Klein (1882-1960) et Colette (1873-1954). Les trois volumes de cet ouvrage, dont voici le premiere, se proposent d'en retracer l'aventure.
L'impact de certaines oeuvres ne se traduit pas à los angeles somme de leurs éléments. Il dépend de l'incision historique qu'elles opèrent, de leurs répercussions et de leurs suites, de notre réception. Quelqu'un s'est trouvé à cette intersection, en a cristallisé les percentages : le génie est ce sujet-là. Trois femmes extraordinaires ont ainsi marqué l'histoire de ce siècle. Mais qu'est-ce qui fait los angeles singularité de chacune ?
Hannah Arendt, philosophe et politologue, est tout entière prise dans une méditation sur los angeles vie qui demeure notre ultime après l. a. crise des religions et idéologies. Vie menacée, vie désirable : mais quelle vie ? Face aux camps des deux totalitarismes, c'est sur le miracle de l. a. natalité que se concentre l'oeuvre de cette rescapée du nazisme qui, en dialogue avec Heidegger, et en rejetant l'automatisation moderne de l'espèce, pose des jalons d'une motion politique envisagée en tant que pluralité vivante : comme naissance et comme étrangeté. Une utopie ? A moins que ce ne soit une manière de pardon, et donc une promesse..
A provocative feminist research of the ethical panics of sexuality, this interdisciplinary edited assortment showcases the variety of historic and modern crises we too frequently suppress, together with vagina dentata, vampires, cannibalism, age appropriateness, breast melanoma, menstrual panics, and intercourse schooling.
By Naomi Wolf
The bestselling vintage that redefined our view od the connection among attractiveness and feminine identity.
In ultra-modern international, girls have extra energy, criminal attractiveness, good fortune than ever ahead of. along the glaring development of the women's stream, besides the fact that, author and journalist Naomi Wolf is stricken through a distinct type of social keep an eye on, which, she argues, may well end up simply as restrictive because the conventional photograph of homemaker and spouse. it is the good looks fantasy, an obsession with actual perfection that traps the fashionable lady in an unending spiral of wish, self-consciousness, and self-hatred as she attempts to satisfy society's very unlikely definition of "the wonderful beauty."
By Maria Mies, Vandana Shiva
This groundbreaking paintings continues to be as proper this present day as while it was once whilst first released. of Zed’s best-known authors argue that ecological destruction and business catastrophes represent an immediate chance to lifestyle, the upkeep of which has been made the actual accountability of ladies. In either industrialized societies and the constructing international locations, the hot wars the area is experiencing, violent ethnic chauvinisms and the malfunctioning of the financial system additionally pose pressing questions for ecofeminists. Is there a dating among patriarchal oppression and the destruction of nature within the identify of revenue and development? How can girls counter the violence inherent in those procedures? may still they appear to a hyperlink among the women’s move and different social routine? Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva supply a thought-provoking research of those and lots of different matters from a distinct North-South point of view. They critique winning monetary theories, traditional innovations of women’s emancipation, the parable of ‘catching up’ improvement, the philosophical foundations of recent technology and expertise, and the omission of ethics whilst discussing such a lot of questions, together with advances in reproductive expertise and biotechnology. In developing their very own ecofeminist epistemology and technique, those the world over revered feminist environmental activists glance to the potential for activities advocating shopper liberation and subsistence creation, sustainability and regeneration, and so they argue for an recognition of limits and reciprocity and a rejection of exploitation, the never-ending commoditization of wishes, and violence.