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Feminism against Japan’s Military Sexual Violence

Eika Tai

in Comfort Women Activism: Critical Voices from the Perpetrator State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528455
eISBN:
9789882209930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528455.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

I find a new form of feminism in the activist narratives and analyze its nature by following the theorization of Ōgoshi Aiko, a feminist scholar in philosophy, who has maintained personal contacts ... More


Introduction

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/9780814760963.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter presents the central themes and structure of the book, providing a background of transnationalism and transnational feminism. Interdisciplinary paradigms such as ... More


Beauty between Empires: Global Feminisms, Plastic Surgery, and the Trouble with Self-Esteem

S. Heijin Lee

in Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479892150
eISBN:
9781479861736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892150.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how and why Korean plastic surgery consumption occupied the minds of Jezebel (a mainstream US feminist blog) writers, editors, and millions of readers as well as Womenlink’s ... More


Epilogue: International Women’s Year and Dominican Transnational Feminism under Authoritarianism

Elizabeth S. Manley

in The Paradox of Paternalism: Women and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054292
eISBN:
9780813053042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054292.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The epilogue concludes with an assessment of the gendered politics of the final three years of Balaguer’s rule within the context of both the increasing attention to global feminism and the ... More


History and Human Rights

Katherine M. Marino

in Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649696
eISBN:
9781469649719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649696.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The Epilogue demonstrates how the UN Charter’s women’s and human rights promises inspired feminists throughout the Americas, and how the Cold War stifled the movement and largely erased the ... More


Introduction: Imperialism in the Name of Feminism

Serene J. Khader

in Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190664190
eISBN:
9780190664237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664190.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter introduces the central argument of Decolonizing Universalism. The book seeks a way out of the anti-imperialism/normativity dilemma, according to which we face a choice between (a) ... More


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