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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
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Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... generational feminism ...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... lost women founders generational feminism Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Ann Snitow spent six years pulling memoirs out of the humble, the busy, the still passionate, and the disaffected – all were feminist activists in the US in the l970s. Using the research of William Hirst, this piece explores...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... be a weak and ultimately defeated undertaking. A lover and critic of rock and roll, she is generally recognized as one of the most original and independent cultural critics in America from the 1960s until her death in 2006. second wave feminism rock critic pro-sex feminism feminist writer radical...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... A political biography of one feminist activist in Poland, Slawka Walczewska, this piece explores how feminism was lived in a day to day way in the years before the fall of communism. How did early Polish feminists first develop feminist ideas? Given the censorship they lived under before...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... 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 a rogue nor a maker...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... generated between photography, film, and new media. In turn, Solomon-Godeau argues, “there developed a conceptual reorientation of theoretical discourses addressing the nature, terms, and problematics of the image,” and yet she notes that the touchstone theorists for photo scholars have remained...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... the various resistances such organizing encountered. In this second take, Snitow makes a new list, this time of the weaknesses of NGOs in general, and, particularly in the region. The list includes: various kinds of ignorance; the stress placed on community by unequal resources; common linguistic and social...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... This essay draws upon recent works in sociology, jurisprudence, and feminist theory in order to assess the ways in which feminism, and sex and gender more generally, have become intricately interwoven with punitive agendas in contemporary U.S. politics. Melding existing theoretical discussions...
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
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Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
... appears only tangentially in its pages but substantively informs its outlook. Reconstructing the history of Art & Language’s associations with various political organizations both within the art world and outside it, the chapter examines issues including feminism, black nationalism...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... the more general description of one who is restless, willing to live for a time without any settled context, a sojourner who’s always leaving. picaro sojourners restless feminism feminist picaresque This piece about the women’s peace camp encircling a U.S. cruise missile base in England...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... to create a dialogue. This critique section also includes the author’s more general speculations about the piece’s reception, limitations, and possible usefulness for moving with more clarity and empathy among feminist positions. Feminist ambivalence about central women’s movement goals is unavoidable...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... on the generative power of political imagination. Utopia dystopia feminist utopias political imagination science fiction 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: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... , as a fictional exploration of the corrosive effects of the racial self-hatred that remains a legacy of European colonialism for people of color in the Americas. The essay illuminates that, for all their temporal, generic, stylistic, gender, and sexual differences, Díaz and Lorde are engaged in complementary...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... innovations that would be possible if feminist theory weren’t so instinctively antibiological; and it indicates how feminist theory and politics might change if more consideration were given to feminism’s own hostilities and aggressions. The introduction also gives a general outline of the contemporary...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027454-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2745-4
...—as well as representation generally—as they target the law's inadequate protection of women from men. Rather than fully rejecting Enlightenment legal norms, this activism asserts a new property relationship: a desire to “take back” and possess what has been stolen, metaphorized as the night. In tracing...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
...—and the book—ends with the need to confront the nightmare versions of one’s wishes without giving up on the generative power of political imagination. Utopia dystopia feminist utopias political imagination science fiction feminism ...