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Rethinking Difference

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter acknowledges the compelling evidence that women in public office make a difference, even as it explores the controversies that often lurk beneath the surface of such assertions: the ... More


Representing Women: Consensus and Complexity

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In setting the foundation for a closer look at women’s impact, this introduction to Part II draws on the extensive interviews with women members to provide evidence that almost every woman ... More


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


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


Consciousness-Raising as Discernment: Using Jesuit and Feminist Pedagogies in a Protestant Classroom

Mary J. Henold

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on a history course offered at Valparaiso University called Faith and Feminism in America, this chapter offers concrete examples of several teaching methods that reflect how feminist ... More


The Hindu Code Bill in Independent India

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter assesses the contribution of the Hindu Code Bill in the construction of the modern Indian nation. Contrary to the existing perception that the Hindu Code Bill in its diluted form failed ... More


‘Feminist Consciousness’ and the Bluestockings

Sylvia Harcstark Myers

in The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117674
eISBN:
9780191671043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117674.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses a form of feminist awareness or feminist consciousness. The discussions in this chapter also show that the lives of the bluestockings now had an assertion of individual ... More


The Influence of Simone de Beauvoir

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/9780813034560.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Simone de Beauvoir has played a major role in raising Women's Liberation founders' understanding that male ascendancy has imposed limitations on women's achievement of human potential. Many leading ... More


Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture

Kathlene McDonald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033018
eISBN:
9781617033025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033018.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book traces the development of a Left feminist consciousness as women became more actively involved in the American Left during and immediately following World War II. It argues that women ... More


Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book provides a survey of life as it was experienced by most Englishwomen during the 16th and 17th centuries. The book examines virtually all aspects of women's lives: female life-stages from ... More


Writing Life, Writing History: Italian-American Women and the Memoir

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Appropriating memory is a crucial step for all those groups that have been marginalized and denied access to public forums because of their gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, language, religion, ... More


The Disappearing Woman, Interiority, and Private Space

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explains the role of the privatized interior in framing the disappearing female subject in works by Kang Sŏk-kyŏng, Su Weizhen, and Su-chen Christine Lim. It explores the textual and ... More


Crossing Borders to Rebirth the Nation: Leonor Villegas de Magnón and the Mexican Revolution

Gabriela González

in Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how the life and work of Leonor Villegas de Magnón exemplify the transnational political roles some women as fronterizas played during the Mexican Revolution. Transborder ... More


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