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Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Bonnie Mann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the 1980s, this book contends, an uncritical affirmation of anti-essentialism turned this important feminist critique into a disciplinary dogmatism that constrained and homogenized feminist ... More


Chapter 1

Georgina Waylen

in Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Part One sets up the analytical framework which informs the analysis in the rest of the book. It begins by bringing together key elements from relevant bodies of literature. The first section ... More


Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Maxine Molyneux and Shahra Razavi (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book features a collection of empirical and theoretical studies on developments in women’s rights in the 1990s. It is divided into four parts. Part I focuses on the different aspects of ... More


Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Carrie Hamilton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

At a time when conflicts in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere are highlighting women's roles as armed activists and combatants, this volume offers a book-length study of women's participation in ... More


From Agrarian Patriarchy to Patriarchal Capitalism: Gendered Capitalist Industrialization in Korea

John Lie

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Along with several other parts of the world, Korea has experienced a shift from agrarian patriarchy to patriarchal capitalism. The chapter looks at areas where issues of ‘gender’are concerned, ... More


Reproducing Inequality: The Gender Politics of Male Cults in the Papua New Guinea Highlands and Amazonia

Aletta Biersack

in Gender in Amazonia and Melanesia: An Exploration of the Comparative Method

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228511
eISBN:
9780520935815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228511.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines some resemblances between Amazonian and Melanesian men's cults. These cults portray the omatisia ritual of the Paiela of the Papua New Guinea highlands as a political act of ... More


The Gendered Politics of Securing Inclusive Development

Sohela Nazneen and Simeen Mahmud

in The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722564
eISBN:
9780191789250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722564.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Political settlement frameworks are gender blind. This chapter interrogates this assertion by analysing selected country case studies of the gendered nature of political processes and identifying ... More


Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil

Kelly Hayes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262645
eISBN:
9780520949430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262645.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book examines the intersections of social marginality, morality, and magic in contemporary Brazil by analyzing the beliefs and religious practices related to the Afro-Brazilian spirit entity ... More


Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this book, I undertake the first comprehensive theoretical and empirical analysis of the politics of the “wild west” of egg donation in the United States. If egg donation is so publicly ... More


Introduction

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Egg donation in the United States has been characterized as a “wild west”—there are no regulations that limit the expanding commercial markets in egg donation. Contesting this conventional thinking, ... More


Introduction: Bodies of Power

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the gendered cultural politics of Tibet, beginning with a section on the impressions foreign tourists might get while visiting Tibet, which includes a description ... More


Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women

Ching Kwan Lee

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211254
eISBN:
9780520920040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211254.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Yuk-ling, a busy Hong Kong mother of two, and Chi-ying, a young single woman from a remote village in northern China, work in electronics factories owned by the same foreign corporation, ... More


Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Ilja A. Luciak

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This study of Cuban gender politics and democracy considers the role that women played in the Cuban revolution. The women who joined Castro's revolution were considered indispensable, and a select ... More


Conclusion

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter concludes the book by providing a brief overview of the theoretical arguments, data, methods, and findings of this book. I argue that the “lady vanishes” in gender and politics around ... More


To a Brown Girl: The Poetic Discourse of Brown

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores a selection of writings of thirteen poets who all published in important middle-class literary journals of the Harlem Renaissance. Their works appeared in the Crisis, Messenger, ... More


Introduction: Tales of Contention: Muslim Gender Imaginaries

Saʿdiyya Shaikh

in Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn 'Arab?, Gender, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835333
eISBN:
9781469601939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869864_shaikh.4
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In many parts of the Muslim world, gender contestations over women's ritual leadership is a controversial topic in contemporary gender politics. Antagonists in gender debates argue that men are ... More


Blaubarts Schatten: Some Conclusions

Mererid Puw Davies

in The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242757
eISBN:
9780191697180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242757.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter draws conclusions from the material studied; analyses the formation of the Bluebeard canon; and summarizes how ‘Blaubart’ reflects changing issues in gender politics, the process of ... More


In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

David Roessel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195143867
eISBN:
9780199871872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143867.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book examines the significance of what Victor Hugo called the “Greece of Byron” or modern Greece in English and American literature. Although ancient Greece, Hugo's “Greece of Homer”, and modern ... More


Gender Politics and the FSM: A Meditation on Women and Freedom of Speech

Bettina Aptheker

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the author's experience in learning about gender politics. It relates how she delivered her first speech on the top of the police car that had been dispatched to Sproul Plaza ... More


Conclusion

Bharathi Ray

in Early Feminists of Colonial India: Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198083818
eISBN:
9780199082186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198083818.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter presents an evaluation of Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. Sarala and Rokeya were both greatly concerned with women’s issues, but they saw questions of gender ... More


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