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Prostitution, Women’s Movements, and the Victim Narrative

Mina Roces

in Women's Movements and the Filipina: 1986-2008

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834999
eISBN:
9780824871581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834999.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on how the women's movements represented prostitutes in their campaign for the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003. The activism over prostitution as a feminist issue ... More


A “Century of Humiliation”

Peter Hays Gries

in China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232976
eISBN:
9780520931947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232976.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on China's century-long national humiliation. It describes Xia Ziyi's 1996 painting The Awakened Lion with calligraphy which states that “the sleeping lion has awoken, erasing ... More


Suspecting Victims

Kate Manne

in Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604981
eISBN:
9780190605018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604981.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The ideology of so-called victim culture casts women who attest to being wronged—especially by privileged male perpetrators of misogyny—as not only epistemically but morally suspect—e.g., as ... More


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