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Published: 22 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9443-3
...Disturbing Differences<subtitle>A New Kind of Feminism</subtitle> ...
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394433-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9443-3
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... equality or difference social construction essentialism radical feminist theory difference feminism ...
Book Chapter

By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... as specifically the province of women? equality or difference social construction essentialism radical feminist theory difference feminism ...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... difference, minimizers versus maximizers, radical feminists versus cultural feminists, social constructionists versus essentialists, feminists versus motherists, etc. Such tensions in feminism between emphasizing or de-emphasizing the identity “woman” are not considered here as universal or timeless...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This review revisits Firestone’s key text in the history of the second wave, twenty-five years after it was first published in 1970. Firestone was one of the founders of contemporary US feminism, and though Snitow pointed to passages that Firestone would probably have written differently in 1995...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... This chapter discusses the gendered nature of the public sphere that characterizes secular modernization projects in Muslim-majority countries, especially in Turkey. By means of a critical reading of two novels, written in two different historical moments of secularism and Islam, it analyzes...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... of femininity, fetishism, and the problem of sexual difference. Thus, the aging of feminism, the aging of the artist herself, and the image of aging women that Sherman produced in two different series are all considered as they inform her work. In this essay, Solomon-Godeau focuses on this later work to argue...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... This chapter addresses the reasons why Sweden and Denmark are so different when it comes to policies and practices pertaining to sexuality and disability. Three factors are highlighted in accounting for the difference: historical and cultural differences that structure the relationship between...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... years after it was first published in 1970. Firestone was one of the founders of contemporary US feminism, and though Snitow pointed to passages that Firestone would probably have written differently in 1995, she finds the book still brilliant, original, and as provocative as it was when it first burst...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... in which—as writings in feminism, queer, disability, and postcolonial scholarship attest—social differences can generate cognitive and affective dissonance. These critical literatures have openly wrestled with the problem of essentialism while insisting on the inadequacy of universalized epistemic claims...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... that violence is understood and politicized matters in different communities and cultures. Currently, policies and laws that criminalize “violence against women” are not addressing precarious labor in the postsocialist context. This is a dynamic that is relevant to Russian feminism and postsocialist contexts...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Baldwin, Louis Farrakhan and Amiri Baraka, tolerance for difference and dissent coexisted with radical imaginings of a “black” world. Black nationalism homosexuality Amiri Baraka James Baldwin Louis Farrakhan Black feminism ...
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By Donna J. Haraway
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... and modern times: the Chthulucene. Kin-making practices across different kinds are at the heart of the argument. The introduction begins the cat’s cradle–like exposition of SF—science fiction, speculative fabulation, string figures, speculative feminism, science fact—that proposes patterns throughout...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
...The Feminist Picaresque I want to embrace this in some ways absurd oxymoron: the feminist picaresque. I’ll drop common associations that don’t serve my purpose, but some of those naughty, rejected meanings of picaresque may linger on as irony. In my travels with feminism, I have been neither...
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This chapter leaves the surgical clinic to examine contexts in which claims to the therapeutic efficacy and transformative capacity of facial feminization surgery are explicitly refused. While patients who seek FFS are driven by a desire to be recognized as women, neither forms of recognition...
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By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... and postsocialist TV. Where nationalism, state socialism, and the Cold War paradigm worked together to construct the appearance of seamless, homogeneous socialist populations, a feminist look at television reveals a variety of different, often conflicting, affiliations. This chapter considers socialist TV’s...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... and reflected the sharp class, cultural, and ideological tensions that continue in Tunisia. The mythscapes produced in these different historical moments relied on very different forms of Tunisian and transnational affiliation, historical reference points, and gendered imaginaries and projects. Intense...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This chapter explores the origins of facial feminization surgery in San Francisco in the early 1980s, focusing on the pioneering surgeon Douglas Ousterhout. Analyzing how his treatment philosophy has changed over time, the chapter shows how shifts in ideas about sex and gender...
Published: 08 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374336-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7433-6
... their bookstores in relationship to feminist issues including collectivity, economic justice, racial justice, allyship, socioeconomic class, and academic feminisms. The resulting variety of ethical frameworks illustrates the differences between the cities as well as their bookstores and suggests how the collective...