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The Problems and Possibilities of the Negro Woman Intellectual

Brittney C. Cooper

in Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040993
eISBN:
9780252099540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040993.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter returns to the question of what it means to be a Black woman intellectual by interrogating the claims in an article in Ebony Magazine in 1966 called “Problems of the Negro Woman ... More


Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Ann Brooks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a socio-historical analysis of the relationship between women, politics and the public sphere. It looks at the legacy of eighteenth-century intellectual groupings which were dominated by ... More


Conclusion

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter summarises the exploration of the relationship between women, political discourse, and political representation in the previous chapters. It argues that there are of course ... More


‘Uncompromising politics’: Mary Wollstonecraft and Catherine Macaulay

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on Catherine Macaulay and Mary Wollstonecraft, which are considered to be the two most important women writers on politics and society in late 18th-century England. Both were ... More


The role of social movements leading to the emergence of women public intellectuals

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter addresses the significance of social movements in accelerating women into the public sphere as public intellectuals. Indeed, the role of social movements was important in defining women ... More


Visible and invisible women in ancient linguistic culture

Anneli Luhtala

in Women in the History of Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In Classical Antiquity, the study of language and literature was a crucial part of education. Girls generally only took part of primary education, and women who progressed further did so by private ... More


The gender politics of ‘bluestocking philosophy’

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the gender politics of ‘bluestocking philosophy’. The idea of a single, unified conceptualization of what constituted a bluestocking and what was understood as a bluestocking ... More


Contemporary women public intellectuals: the United States (2)

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter studies how Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, and Sheryl Sandberg fared as women public intellectuals in the context of contemporary political and corporate life. Elizabeth Warren used ... More


Being and Thinking Outside of the Box A Black Woman's Experience in Academia

Rosalyn TerborgPenn

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Rosalyn Terborg-Penn and how she belonged to a generation of black women intellectuals who have been trained, for the most part, outside of black institutions. However, unlike ... More


Contemporary women public intellectuals: the United States (1)

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter assesses three high-profile women public intellectuals in the US: Condoleezza Rice, Samantha Power, and Susan Rice. All of these three women public intellectuals are significant role ... More


Zhan Aimei (1874–1943): An Ordinary Woman in Extraordinary Times

Jennifer R. Lin

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Kuo Siu-may (1916–1995) is best known as the wife of Bishop K. H. Ting (1915–2012). In previous studies she has generally been cast in the shadow of her husband. Kuo Siu-may was educated in Anglican ... More


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