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Epilogue

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the theoretical insights of this study on women's rights as multicultural claims. It explains that attention to the particularity of women's interests and vulnerabilities ... More


Conclusion: Women, Decolonization, and Autonomy

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This concluding chapter looks at the contextual studies of the transcultural autonomous self within the current debate on humanism between poststructuralist/postmodern and liberal feminist thinkers. ... More


Institutional Discourse and Everyday Practice

Nirmala S. Salgado

in Buddhist Nuns and Gendered Practice: In Search of the Female Renunciant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199760022
eISBN:
9780199345120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760022.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter questions binary distinctions such as lay/ordained, householder/renunciant, and this-worldly/otherworldly, connecting them with larger distinctions such as secular/religious and ... More


“Love” and (Male) Subjectivity in Hirabayashi Taiko’s “In the Charity Ward”

Arthur M. Mitchell

in Disruptions of Daily Life: Japanese Literary Modernism in the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752919
eISBN:
9781501752933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752919.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter traces the discourses of international feminism in the 1920s, specifically the way critics and intellectuals, inspired by European writings on sexology and women's emancipation, promoted ... More


Writing Lebanese Feminist History: Rose Ghurayyib’s Editorial Letters in Al-Raida Journal from 1976 to 1985

Nicole Khoury

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In this chapter, Nicole Khoury analyzes the editorials in one of Lebanon’s most successful feminist journals, Al-Raida. Through examining the first decade of Rose Ghurayyib’s editorials, she recovers ... More


The Foundations of Free to Be … You and Me

Lori Rotskoff

in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff.6
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how Marlo Thomas was involved in the burgeoning women's movement both before and after she decided to create a new kind of children's entertainment. Thomas was fully supportive of ... More


“Beruriah Said Well”: The Many Lives (and Deaths) of a Talmudic Social Critic

Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz

in Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337439
eISBN:
9780199362370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337439.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the iconic Talmudic figure Beruriah, a learned woman from an esteemed rabbinic family who finds herself repeatedly shocked by what she sees as a gap between the core values of ... More


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