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Gender Issues in Ancient and Reformation Translations of Genesis 1-4

Helen Kraus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199600786
eISBN:
9780191731563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600786.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Church History

This book deals with Bible translation and its development from Antiquity to the Reformation. Taking the Hebrew Masoretic Text of Genesis as Old Testament Vorlage, it examines corresponding verses ... More


Women's Genres and Female Agency

Charlotte Brunsdon

in The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159803
eISBN:
9780191673702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159803.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the attention paid to soap opera in 1970s feminism in the U.S. It traces the way in which this genre became an attractive object of study for feminist scholars and suggests that ... More


Introduction

Helen Kraus

in Gender Issues in Ancient and Reformation Translations of Genesis 1-4

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199600786
eISBN:
9780191731563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600786.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Church History

The introductory chapter gives a more detailed introduction to the study and its aims and objectives. It briefly charts the recent progress of feminist scholarship to a more moderate stance, to a ... More


Theorizing the Relationship Between Law and Gender

Joanne Conaghan

in Law and Gender

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592920
eISBN:
9780191751103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592920.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the ways in which the relationship between law and gender has been theorized to date, set against the backdrop of an official position in which gender is not considered to be a ... More


Gender and Immigration: A Retrospective and Introduction

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter discusses gender and immigration, especially the place of men and women in society. The first section is concerned with the arrival of immigration scholarship and gender ... More


Introduction

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Throughout the twentieth century, the “woman’s wage” has existed separately from the “man’s wage,” even as the concept of the wage continues to be hotly debated. Feminist scholarship attempts to ... More


Introduction: “We Have Voices”

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/9781479817566.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The introduction presents the issue of sex workers’ rights and the movement in Africa through both first-hand examples and stories as well as historical, societal, and scholarly context. It also sets ... More


Father, Daughter, and Incest

Johanna Stiebert

in Fathers and Daughters in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673827
eISBN:
9780191752025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673827.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter explores the topic of father‒daughter incest. After general comments on how the topic has been discussed in biblical and especially feminist biblical scholarship, cultural variability in ... More


Maternity as Vulnerability in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas

Sarah Lachance Adams

in Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers, and What a "Good" Mother Would Do: The Ethics of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166751
eISBN:
9780231537223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166751.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Emmanuel Levinas' take on the feminine and maternity in his ethics, which feminist scholarship indicates as massively ambiguous. When studied as a descriptive phenomenology, ... More


Afterword: The Moment of Transnational Feminism in the United States

Leela Fernandes

in Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter argues that the paradigm of transnational feminism provides a critical case study for the examination of the implications that transnational perspectives have for the way in ... More


Introduction: “We Have Voices”

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/9781479817566.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The introduction presents the issue of sex workers’ rights and the movement in Africa through both first-hand examples and stories as well as historical, societal, and scholarly context. It also sets ... More


Tackling ignorance, promoting social mobility: education policy 1948 and 2008

Ruth Lupton and Howard Glennerster

in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter provides a useful counterpoint, drawing on feminist scholarship to highlight the gendered nature of policy designed to tackle the evil of ‘idleness’. It points to the dilemma, ... More


Roomscape: Women Writers in the British Museum from George Eliot to Virginia Woolf

Susan David Bernstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748640652
eISBN:
9780748684366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Drawing on archival materials around the Reading Room of the British Museum, this book integrates documentary, theoretical, historical, and literary sources to examine the significance of this public ... More


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