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Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Ceren Özpınar and Mary Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today is set out to show what is beneath the surface, under the appearances of skin, body, colour and provenance, ... More


Transnational Feminisms and the Decolonisation of the History of Art

Ceren Özpinar and Mary Kelly (eds)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aim and objectives of the volume by way of addressing the recent debates in the discipline of art history. The two main themes that comes through from this discussion are ... More


Hyphenated. Transnational Feminism in Contemporary Israeli Art: Between Mizrahi and Arab Identities

Tal Dekel (ed.)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

The chapter discusses Jewish Israeli women immigrant artists through the case study of artist Jennifer Abesirra (b. 1984), an immigrant from France of Algerian origin. Abesirra's artworks stand as ... More


Introduction

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter provides an overview of social movements in the socio-cultural, economic, and political context of Hong Kong. It also draws on feminist and social movement scholarship to illustrate how ... More


Transnational Feminism: Event, Temporality, and Performance at the 1975 International Women’s Year Conference

Jocelyn Olcott

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the processes of translation spilled out during the International Women's Year (IWY) conference held in Mexico City in 1975. More specifically, it explains how the IWY ... More


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


A Happier Marriage?: Feminist History Takes the Transnational Turn

Jocelyn Olcott

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the recent union of transnational history and feminist history that has resulted in a field called transnational feminist history, which it describes as sharing core values, ... More


Transnational Feminism

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/9789888528455.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

In scholarly discussion of the comfort women issue as a site for pursuing transnational feminism, the positionality of Japanese women has been examined as victims and as accomplices. An intense ... 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


Regimes of Visibility and Transnational Feminist Knowledge

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/9780814760963.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses some of the dominant trends in transnational feminist knowledge and the “regime of visibility” that increasingly disciplines transnational research and theory. One of the ... More


Conclusion

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reiterates the argument that relations among women activists are constructed, not only on the basis of difference, but on shared understandings and aspirations. Women's movements in Hong ... More


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

Leela Fernandes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The acceleration of economic globalization and the rapid global flows of people, culture, and information have intensified the importance of developing transnational understandings of contemporary ... More


Introduction: The Global Filipina Body

Gina K. Velasco

in Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the constellation of figures that make up the global Filipina body—the mail-order bride, the sex worker / trafficked woman, and the domestic helper / overseas contract ... More


Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Ashwini Tambe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042720
eISBN:
9780252051586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

At what age do girls gain the maturity to make sexual choices? This question provokes especially vexed debates in India, where early marriage is a widespread practice. India has served as a focal ... More


Toward Postcolonial Feminist Subjectivity: Korean Women’s Redress Movement for “Comfort Women”

Akwi Seo

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The issue of “comfort women” urged a self-revision of Japanese women’s movements in the 1990s from “victim” to “assailant,” from monolith to multiplicity, revealing a legacy of colonialism and racism ... More


Introduction: Gendering the History of Dictatorship and Transnational Politics

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/9780813054292.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The introductory chapter presents the two main arguments of the study. First, as a result of both the Trujillo and Balaguer regimes’ efforts to uphold the Dominican Republic’s international ... 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


Eugénie Éboué-Tell and Jane Vialle: Refiguring Power in the French Union

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel

in Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042935
eISBN:
9780252051791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042935.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter three functions as a bridge between the first two chapters on locating possibilities for liberation in the grey area of Antillean departmentalization, and the next two chapters on African ... 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


Toward a Decolonial Feminist Universalism

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/9780190664190.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter distinguishes the features that make certain feminisms complicit in imperialism from universalism and develops a nonideal universalist position that is simultaneously feminist and ... More


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