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Modesty as a Feminist Sexual Virtue

Anne Barnhill

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Sexual modesty is a feminist sexual virtue—in one sense, but not another. There are at least two distinct kinds of feminist sexual virtues: first, character traits that allow individual sexual ... More


What’s Wrong with the (Female) Nude?: A Feminist Perspective on Art and Pornography

A. W. Eaton

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

Insofar as erotic art and in particular the female nude makes male dominance and female subordination and objectification sexy, this chapter argues, it eroticizes the traditional gender hierarchy and ... More


Pornographic Knowledge and Sexual Objectification

Mari Mikkola

in Pornography: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190640064
eISBN:
9780190640101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190640064.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter considers sexual objectification and its connection to pornographic knowledge. It examines what sexual objectification amounts to and allegedly does, and whether pornography produces a ... More


Sexual Objectification, Objectifying Images, and ‘Mind-Insensitive Seeing-As’

Kathleen Stock

in Evaluative Perception

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198786054
eISBN:
9780191827747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786054.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defends a theory of objectification, conceiving of it as a species of what aestheticians have called ‘seeing‐as’, and more specifically, a kind of seeing‐as which to some degree is ... More


Beur Masculinity and Queer Fantasy

Nick Rees-Roberts

in French Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the represents of beur men in French queer cinema. It discusses the acting career of Salim Kechiouche and looks at the two early films by Sébastien Lifshitz to refute the notion ... More


Power Dynamics at College Parties

Jennifer Beste

in College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Undergraduate ethnographers analyzed the power dynamics among different social groups at parties, attending to race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender. Based on their observations, they ... More


Social work and women's oppression today

Laura Penketh

in Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores social work and women's oppression, with a focus on gender and class. It discusses the lives of poorer working-class women, who are overrepresented as service users in the ... More


Introduction: some reflections in these promising and challenging times

Sundari Anitha and Ruth Lewis

in Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introduction discusses the context and contours of some of the recent and emerging debates on gender based violence (GBV) in university communities. It begins by defining GBV as ‘behaviour or ... More


Academic Feminism Versus Hollywood Feminism: How Modest Maternity Becomes Pregnant Glam

Kelly Oliver

in Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down: Images of Pregnancy in Hollywood Films

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161091
eISBN:
9780231530705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161091.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter follows the parallel courses of various feminists'—Simone de Beauvoir, Julia Kristeva, Iris Marion Young—revaluations of pregnant embodiment and Hollywood's changing depictions of ... More


Ballroom Dance and Other Technologies of Sexuality and Desire

Susanna Trnka

in Traversing: Embodied Lifeworlds in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749223
eISBN:
9781501749247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749223.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the world of sex and the erotic. It discusses movement and interrelationality by means of observing ballroom dance lessons, which is a required part of coming of age for many ... More


) If Looks Could Kill: Power, Revenge, and Stripper Movies

Jeffrey A. Brown

in Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737141
eISBN:
9781604737158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737141.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines striptease as a symbolic act of gender, revenge, and power negotiation by focusing on such traditionally derided film genres as erotic thrillers, straight-to-video action, and ... More


Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Jeffrey A. Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737141
eISBN:
9781604737158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book addresses the conflicted meanings associated with the figure of the action heroine as she has evolved in various media forms since the late 1980s. It discusses this immensely popular ... More


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