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What Is Distinctive about Feminist Epistemology at 25?

Phyllis Rooney

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Attempts to identify feminist epistemology by picking out particular topics or projects that supposedly all feminist epistemologists engage, or by focusing on specific claims or theories about ... More


Opium-Eaters: The Addict, the Imperialist, and the Autobiographer

Josephine Mcdonagh

in De Quincey's Disciplines

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112853
eISBN:
9780191670862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112853.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The various essays on murder drew more attention to the murderer's social functions rather than focusing on the victim and the victim's thoughts before he or she is killed. In De Quincey's ‘On the ... More


Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic Fiction and Gendered Violence

Sarah E. Whitney

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040467
eISBN:
9780252098895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040467.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In-depth and refreshingly readable, this book is a bold analysis of postfeminist gothic, a literary genre that continues to jar readers, reject happy endings, and find powerful new ways to talk about ... More


Mental health service users in research: Critical sociological perspectives

Patsy Staddon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447307334
eISBN:
9781447307938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307334.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book moves forward the narrative of service user experience and research involvement, using a sociological perspective on experiential knowledge and academic research. It examines the difficulty ... More


Reimagining Intervention: Adaptive Preferences and the Paradoxes of Empowerment

Serene J. Khader

in Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777884
eISBN:
9780199919055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777884.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses the conceptual problems with defining “women's empowerment” that have arisen in two types of gender and development interventions: microcredit interventions and interventions ... More


Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Meerten B. ter Borg and Jan Willem van Henten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book, the first themed volume in the series The Future of the Religious Past, elaborates the manifold and fascinating interconnections between power and religion. It brings ... More


Music, Religion, and Power: Qawwali as Empowering Disempowerment

Rokus De Groot

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines various forms of qawwali, paying special attention to changes in concepts of spiritual disempowerment and the transmission of spiritual power, the ... More


Demeter’s Lamentation and Baubo’s Mockery: Responses to the Marriage (Abduction) of Persephone

Sarah Weiss

in Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042294
eISBN:
9780252051135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter serves as an interlude between two comparative chapters on wedding lamentation and wedding mockery. It presents an analysis of the myth of Demeter and Persephone, exploring the function ... More


The accountability vacuum

Stuart Hodkinson

in Safe as houses: Private greed, political negligence and housing policy after Grenfell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526141866
eISBN:
9781526144713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526141866.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the more sinister side of the outsourced state under PFI that was clearly present in the Grenfell disaster – the ‘accountability vacuum’. It draws on interviews with public ... More


Terror and Brightness: What Can Postfeminist Gothic Do?

Sarah E. Whitney

in Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic Fiction and Gendered Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040467
eISBN:
9780252098895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040467.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the continuing relevance of postfeminist gothic works in literature. “Postfeminism” is used throughout this book to describe a powerful cultural sensibility that assumes that ... More


A Woman Might as Well Be Brave: Susanna Moore’s Ambient Fright

Sarah E. Whitney

in Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic Fiction and Gendered Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040467
eISBN:
9780252098895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040467.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at how novelist Susanna Moore critiques the postfeminist ethos of “empowerment.” She problematizes the Teflon nature of contemporary popular culture's “warrior woman” icon through ... More


Urban Citizen Movements and Disempowerment in Peru and Venezuela

Daniel H. Levine and Catalina Romero

in The Crisis of Democratic Representation in the Andes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752787
eISBN:
9780804767910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752787.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of urban citizen movements and people disempowerment on the crisis of democratic representation in Peru and Venezuela. It discusses the demand and perceptions of ... More


Constitutional Innovation in Governing the Metropolis: Law, Economics, Politics

Ran Hirschl

in City, State: Constitutionalism and the Megacity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190922771
eISBN:
9780190922801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922771.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter contrasts the status of metropolises in “old world” constitutional orders with their status in “new world” constitutional orders. It focuses largely on the Global South—where new ideas ... More


Food charity: the ‘other’ food system

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

in Hungry Britain: The Rise of Food Charity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328285
eISBN:
9781447328308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328285.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Chapter 4 discusses how socially acceptable emergency food provision is as a means of food acquisition. This acceptability is explored through the notion of ‘otherness’ and questions around the ... More


Recognition politics as a human rights perspective on service users' experiences of involvement in mental health services

Lydia Lewis

in Mental health service users in research: Critical sociological perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447307334
eISBN:
9781447307938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307334.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In the UK, the policy of active participation, or involvement, for service users in mental health services is now well established and is reinforced by the promotion of human rights as a value base ... More


Exploring the Experiences of Mr. J. W. Green: Injustice, Poverty, Mistreatment, and Evil Surrounding Serious Illness and Death in Poor African-American People

David Wendell Moller

in Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199760145
eISBN:
9780190918118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199760145.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Inattentive care and lack of compassion exacerbated the Whites’ suffering, leading to unconscionable indignity for both in the nursing home. Ken and Virble White were a part of the ongoing fabric of ... More


How children are removed from home in the United States

Katrin Križ, Janese Free, and Grant Kuehl

in Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how children at risk of maltreatment are removed from home in the United States. We discuss the legislative framework and the processes and agents involved in the ... More


Sharing the Pain: The Lessons Deliberation Teaches

Caroline W. Lee

in Do-It-Yourself Democracy: The Rise of the Public Engagement Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199987269
eISBN:
9780190218683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987269.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

What are the unintended consequences of public engagement? How are they related to contentious politics? Chapter 7 studies the kinds of activism, and the kinds of resistance, that deliberation ... More


Confronting Empire

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

in Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter concludes the arguments presented in the book with Mahatma Gandhi's concept of swaraj—“self-rule,” which governs the individual's understanding and control of their life, even in the ... More


The Allure and Costs of Capability

Poulami Roychowdhury

in Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190881894
eISBN:
9780197533888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881894.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 11 analyzes the costs and benefits of women’s “capability.” On the one hand, women who tried to be “capable” became empowered in concrete ways. They gained self-confidence, feeling ... More


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