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Rethinking Japanese Feminism and the Lessons of Ūman Ribu: Toward a Praxis of Critical Transnational Feminism

Setsu Shigematsu

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/9780824866693.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This essay reflects on the lessons of the 1970s Japanese women’s liberation movement (Ūman ribu) and Japanese feminism in relation to transnational feminism. The author discusses the need for a ... 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


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


Epistemic Friendships: Collective Knowledge-Making through Transnational Feminist Praxis

Nicole Nguyen, A. Wendy Nastasi, Angie Mejia, Anya Stanger, Meredith Madden, and Chandra Talpade Mohanty

in Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040412
eISBN:
9780252098833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter offers a description and analysis of a pedagogy project—a graduate seminar held at Syracuse University in 2012 which, while focusing on transnational feminist theories, fostered a ... 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


Aliaa Elmahdy, Nude Protest, & Transnational Feminist Body Politics

Karina Eileraas Karakuş

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/9781479846641.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Women’s bodies represent a particularly contested symbolic terrain, especially within the political contexts of nationalism, globalization, revolution, occupation, and decolonization. Karina Eileraas ... 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


Introduction

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the theoretical framework, methodology, and plan of the book in order to situate gender-based asylum in the context of global power relations. The chapter ... More


Politicizing Creative Economy: Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Dia Da Costa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040603
eISBN:
9780252099045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040603.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book rethinks the hegemonic and sentimental optimism around the arts and creative economy by politicizing a global discursive regime that effectively asks the poor to eat heritage. Critical ... More


The Space Between Us: Reading Umrigar and Sangari in the Quest for Female Friendship

Elora Halim Chowdhury

in Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040412
eISBN:
9780252098833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the idea of friendship between women across cultures as a basis for social and political transformation. Deploying a transnational feminist analysis, the chapter enjoins Thrity ... More


Women’s Rights and Democratization in Morocco and Tunisia

Valentine M. Moghadam

in Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The chapter examines the activities of women’s rights networks and associations in Morocco and Tunisia since the early 1990s, their relations to both transnational feminist networks and the UN’s ... More


Introduction

Dia Da Costa

in Politicizing Creative Economy: Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040603
eISBN:
9780252099045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040603.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter introduces transnational feminist and affect theory frameworks, two activist troupes, and key concepts of sentimental capitalism and hunger called theater to argue the significance of ... More


Conclusions

Miriam J. Anderson

in Windows of Opportunity: How Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239534
eISBN:
9780190239558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239534.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes the book’s findings and discusses the theoretical contribution that the book makes. Namely, the book demonstrates that peace negotiations are forums for norm diffusion and ... More


Burundi

Miriam J. Anderson

in Windows of Opportunity: How Women Seize Peace Negotiations for Political Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239534
eISBN:
9780190239558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239534.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter charts the formation of a women’s movement in Burundi following the outbreak of violence in 1993 which sought to end the armed conflict and to participate in the peace negotiations and ... More


Understanding the Tension between the Protection and the Restriction of Non-citizens

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the asylum process in the United States, including relevant laws, political players, and requirements. The difference between affirmative and defensive asylum is discussed. The ... More


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