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Awareness and Change

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the idea of ethical history, looking at situations in which hitherto taken-for-granted aspects of everyday life came to be the focus of attention, such as feminist ... More


NGOs in the Context of National Struggle

Maanuel Hassassian

in Mobilizing for Peace: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125924
eISBN:
9780199833894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125924.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) began to develop in Palestine after the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967, but only a few of these can be considered peace and ... More


Gender Consciousness, Body Awareness, and the Humanization of Religion

Amanda Porterfield

in The Transformation of American Religion: The Story of a Late-Twentieth-Century Awakening

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131376
eISBN:
9780199834570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131371.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Awareness of gender roles, and gender role conditioning, became increasingly prevalent in late twentieth‐century America. As an outgrowth of the civil rights movement and experiments in consciousness ... More


Making the Women's Liberation Movement

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter traces the journey of the formation of the Women's Liberation Movement. When the movement was initiated many questions arose such as whether men should be included in the revolt or ... More


Making the Conversation General

April R. Haynes

in Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284590
eISBN:
9780226284767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284767.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

“Making the Conversation General” accounts for the end of the interracial moment in moral reform and documents women’s spreading campaign against the solitary vice. The Ladies Physiological Society ... More


Biopolitics/Foucault II: Statements on the New Media

Brett Levinson

in Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Like many before him, Foucault draws a strong connection between language and death. He describes the aversion of discourse in similar terms which he later used to posit the biopolitical “ban” on ... More


Interlude: Feminist Confessions, 1959–1974

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

When second-wave feminism spread across America in the 1970s, it left some women with an acute identity crisis. How did their new, liberated self relate to the one they had left behind? Comparing two ... More


Self-Consciousness Raising: The Style of Self-Performance in the 1970s

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Two narratives dominate existing accounts of feminist art in America in the 1970s. One says that this art was politically and aesthetically naïve, based too firmly in consciousness raising. The other ... More


“Feminism Means More Than a Changed World. . . . It Means the Creation of a New Consciousness in Women”: Feminism, Consciousness-Raising, and Continuity between the Waves

Laura K. Nelson

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Challenging the notion that public actions and political lobbying are the women’s movement’s main tactics, this chapter traces the history of an extra-institutional form of feminism—narrative-based ... More


“Prisoners Rise, Rise, Rise!”: Hip Hop as a Ciceronian Approach to Prison Protest and Community Care

Craig Lee Engstrom and Derrick L. Williams

in Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides a rhetorical analysis of “consciousness-raising hip-hop.” Merging personal stories with an encyclopedic knowledge of contemporary pop culture, it argues that a politically savvy ... More


Introduction / Paulo Freire & the Twentieth-Century Drive for Development

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book begins by showing how politicians who supported literacy programs usually lost their political rights and went into exile. One man who designed such a program, Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, ... More


The Feminine Principle

Lilian Calles Barger

in The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190695392
eISBN:
9780190695422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695392.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the language of identity and the search for group solidarity among women and found in the idea of sisterhood. A common story of oppression became the means for group cohesion. ... More


Liberatory Sensibilities

Lilian Calles Barger

in The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190695392
eISBN:
9780190695422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695392.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how, as a fully actualized salvation, liberation contained the spiritual, economic, political, social, and bodily realms of existence. Furthermore, liberationists challenged the ... More


What Is Disorientation in Thinking?

Ami Harbin

in Disorientation and Moral Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190277390
eISBN:
9780190277420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277390.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that some disorientations prompt individuals to gain new awareness in politically and morally important ways, even when they do not prompt capacities for decisive moral judgment ... More


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