Archive For The “Feminism” Category
The members research the paintings of Marie Menken, Joyce Wieland, Gunvor Nelson, Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Rubin, Amy Greenfield, Barbara Hammer, Chick Strand, Marjorie Keller, Leslie Thornton, Abigail baby, Peggy Ahwesh, Su Friedrich, and Cheryl Dunye. The essays spotlight the variety in those filmmakers’ types and strategies, protecting subject matters akin to how Menken used movie to be able to reconsider the transition from summary expressionism to Pop artwork within the Fifties and Sixties, how Rubin either objectified the physique and investigated the filmic equipment that enabled that objectification in her movie Christmas on Earth (1963), and the way Dunye makes use of movie to discover her personal identification as a black lesbian artist. while, the essays show commonalities, together with an inclination towards documentary instead of fiction and a dedication to nonhierarchical, collaborative construction practices. The volume’s ultimate essay focuses explicitly on instructing women’s experimental movies, addressing logistical matters (how to obtain the movies and safe right viewing areas) and lengthening the diversity of the publication through suggesting replacement motion pictures for lecture room use.
Contributors. Paul Arthur, Robin Blaetz, Noël Carroll, Janet Cutler, Mary Ann Doane, Robert A. Haller, Chris Holmlund, Chuck Kleinhans, Scott MacDonald, Kathleen McHugh, Ara Osterweil, Maria Pramaggiore, Melissa Ragona, Kathryn Ramey, M. M. Serra, Maureen Turim, William C. Wees
By Ann V. Murphy
Examines how violence has been conceptually and rhetorically positioned to exploit in continental social idea. pictures of violence get pleasure from a specific privilege in modern continental philosophy, one show up within the ubiquity of violent metaphors and the prominence of a type of rhetorical funding in violence as a motif. Such pictures have additionally proficient, restricted, and encouraged fresh continental feminist idea. In Violence and the Philosophical Imaginary, Ann V. Murphy takes be aware of wide-ranging references to the subjects of violence and vulnerability in modern concept. She considers the moral and political implications of this language of violence with the purpose of showing alternative ways within which id and the social bond should be imagined, and encourages a few severe distance from the pictures of violence that pervade philosophical critique. “Violence and the Philosophical Imaginary makes a different and memorable contribution to modern discussions of violence. what's certain in regards to the technique of the booklet is that, from a place squarely at the part of nonviolence, Ann Murphy embarks on a serious research of evaluations of violence. this is often as courageous because it is necessary.” — Rosalyn Diprose, writer of Corporeal Generosity: On Giving with Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, and Levinas Ann V. Murphy is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Fordham college.
Feminist concept and reflections on sexuality and gender hardly make touch with modern continental philosophy of faith. the place all of them come jointly, artistic and transformative pondering happens. In Feminism, Sexuality, and the go back of faith, the world over famous students take on advanced questions provoked via the customarily stormy intersection of those robust forces. The essays during this booklet holiday down obstacles as they expand the richness of every philosophical culture. They speak about themes comparable to queer sexuality and faith, feminism and the reward, feminism and non secular reform, and faith and variety. The members are Hélène Cixous, Sarah Coakley, Kelly Brown Douglas, Mark D. Jordan, Catherine Keller, Saba Mahmood, and Gianni Vattimo.
By Alison Stone
In this booklet, Alison Stone develops a feminist method of maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that during the West the self has frequently been understood against the maternal physique, in order that one needs to separate oneself from the mummy and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in youth to turn into a self or, in modernity, an self sustaining topic. those assumptions make it tricky to be a mom and a subject matter, an self sufficient author of which means. Insofar as moms still try to regain their subjectivity while their motherhood turns out to have compromised it, theirs can't be the standard type of subjectivity premised on separation from the maternal physique. moms are matters of a brand new type, who generate meanings and obtain organization from their place of re-immersion within the realm of maternal physique family, of physically intimacy and dependency. therefore Stone translates maternal subjectivity as a selected kind of subjectivity that's non-stop with the maternal physique. Stone analyzes this kind of subjectivity by way of how the mummy regularly reproduces along with her baby her background of physically kinfolk together with her personal mom, resulting in a particular maternal and cyclical kind of lived time.
By Elaine S. Abelson
This publication specializes in middle-class city girls as contributors in new different types of patron tradition. in the detailed global of the dep. shop, ladies chanced on themselves challenged to withstand the temptations of intake. Many succumbed, purchasing either what they wanted and what they wanted, but in addition stealing what appeared so on hand. Pitted opposed to those middle-class ladies have been the administration, detectives, and clerks of the shops. Abelson argues that during the curiosity of concealing this darker aspect of consumerism, ladies of the center classification, yet now not these of the operating classification, have been allowed to shoplift and plead incapacitating illness--kleptomania. the discovery of kleptomania by way of psychiatrists and the adoption of this ideology of female weak point by way of outlets, newspapers, most of the people, the accused girls themselves, or even the courts unearths the best way a gender research allowed proponents of purchaser capitalism to masks its contradictions.
By Natasha Walter
I as soon as believed that we simply needed to installed position the stipulations for equality for the remnants of out of date sexism in our tradition to wither away. i'm able to admit that i used to be wrong.'
Empowerment, liberation, selection. as soon as the watchwords of feminism, those phrases have now been co-opted by means of a society that sells girls an airbrushed, hugely sexualised and more and more slender imaginative and prescient of femininity. Drawing on a wealth of study and private interviews, dwelling DOLLS is a straight-talking, passionate and critical e-book that makes us glance afresh at girls and women, at sexism and femininity - this day.
By Laban Carrick Hill
Laban Hill, writer of the acclaimed Harlem Stomp, is again with an in-depth exploration of the United States within the 1960's and the children who equipped a brand new global round them and adjusted our society significantly.
Like Harlem Stomp, the USA Dreaming is a tutorial and visible investigate a time of strength and effect. masking matters equivalent to the civil rights circulate, hippie tradition, black nationalism, and the feminist circulation, Hill paints a sprawling photograph of existence within the '60's and exhibits how youngsters have been at the vanguard of the societal alterations that happened in this grand decade.
By Susan Griffin
First version Hardcover (1981) in excellent situation. airborne dirt and dust Jackst indicates enormous volume of wear and tear alongside the sides, a few scuffing and tears of the canopy. even though, the particular e-book is particularly fresh & unmarked, there's just one disorder within the textual content: web page 111 has a pinhead-size tear alongside the ground of the web page. backbone is enterprise. regardless of the of the dirt Jacket, this can be a great fresh replica. The vintage 1981 hugely unique, bold paintings, protecting a big selection of disparate fabric corresponding to: technical manuals, gynecology texts, early theologians statements, annals of yank exploration, place of work manuals, poetry, desires, and so on. A e-book that explores ritual, technological know-how, heritage and mind's eye calling upon reminiscence and mutilation and feminine anger, a really relocating booklet. steered delivery with a loose supply affirmation.
The legacy ofthe sacred feminine
The Chalice and the Blade tells a brand new tale of our cultural origins. It showsthat conflict and the warfare of the sexes are neither divinely nor biologicallyordained. It offers verification higher destiny is possible—and is in factfirmly rooted within the haunting dramas of what occurred in our past.
By Shulamith Firestone
"No one could know how feminism has advanced with no analyzing this radical, inflammatory second-wave landmark." ―Naomi Wolf
Originally released in 1970, whilst Shulamith Firestone used to be simply twenty-five years outdated, and occurring to turn into a bestseller, The Dialectic of intercourse was the 1st booklet of the women's liberation circulation to place forth a feminist concept of politics.
Beginning with a glance on the radical and grassroots historical past of the 1st wave (with its origin within the abolition move of the time), Firestone files its significant victory, the granting of the vote to girls in 1920, and the fifty years of ridicule that undefined. She is going directly to deftly synthesize the paintings of Freud, Marx, de Beauvoir, and Engels to create a cogent argument for feminist revolution. determining girls as a caste, she broadcasts that they have to grab the technique of reproduction―for so long as ladies (and merely girls) are required to endure and rear young children, they are going to be singled out as inferior. eventually she provides feminism because the key radical ideology, the lacking hyperlink among Marx and Freud, uniting their visions of the political and the private.
In the wake of modern headlines bemoaning women's squandered fertility and the continuing debate over the ideal position of genetics sooner or later of humanity, The Dialectic of Sex is published as remarkably proper to trendy society―a testomony to Shulamith Firestone's startlingly prescient imaginative and prescient. Firestone died in 2012, yet her rules continue to exist via this outstanding book.