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A Place in the Feminist Debate

Marilyn Strathern

in The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064232
eISBN:
9780520910713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064232.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Feminist debate lies beyond the social sciences in another sense. Its premises are not those of an incomplete project, an openness to the diversity of social experience that presents itself for ... More


Gender and Journalism: Pardo Bazán's Nuevo Teatro Crítico

GERALDINE M. SCANLON

in Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158868
eISBN:
9780191673399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Nuevo Teatro Crítico, the monthly journal financed, edited, and written entirely by Emilia Pardo Bazán, is undoubtedly one of her most remarkable achievements. Taking her inspiration from ... More


The Dark Side of Desire: Racial-Sexual Alterity and the Play of Race

Ariane Cruz

in The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines black women’s participation in BDSM and how these performances illustrate a complex and contradictory brokering of pain, pleasure, and power for the black female performer. I ... More


Toward a Mother-Love Worthy of the Name: The Language of Abjection in Arrowroot, Nakagami, and Irigaray

in This Perversion Called Love: Reading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762335
eISBN:
9780804772518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762335.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the contribution of Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's novel Arrowroot on the feminist debate on maternity. It considers Nakagami Kenji's review of the novel, Julia Kristeva's theory of ... More


Women’s Movements in Transnational Spaces

Mina Roces

in Women's Movements and the Filipina: 1986-2008

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834999
eISBN:
9780824871581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834999.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the transnational nature of the women's movements. “Transnational” here is referred to as the movement of ideas about women's status and rights across national borders, as ... More


Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Seminar on Feminism & Culture in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The result of a collaboration among eight women scholars, this book examines the history of women's participation in literary, journalistic, educational, and political activity in Latin American ... More


Subjective Desires: The Role of the Catholic Family Romance in The Nun's Story (1959)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 focuses exclusively on The Nun's Story, a film which still polarizes viewers more than fifty years after its debut. Feminist cultural critics have found it especially hard to sympathize ... More


Epilogue: Africa and the Global Sex Workers’ Rights Movement

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The epilogue highlights African sex worker activists’ increasing engagement with the larger global sex workers’ rights movement, including their development of innovative South–South collaborations. ... More


Epilogue: Africa and the Global Sex Workers’ Rights Movement

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The epilogue highlights African sex worker activists’ increasing engagement with the larger global sex workers’ rights movement, including their development of innovative South–South collaborations. ... More


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