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Women’s Resistance

Robert Nicole

in Disturbing History: Resistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832919
eISBN:
9780824870478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832919.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the circumstances under which women questioned and confronted colonial and patriarchal power. Two kinds of records are available for this task. The first is the seemingly ... More


Intimate Violations: Gender, Family, and the of Trujillo, 1944–1961

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/9780813054292.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 looks at women’s resistance activities on the island and in exile during the Trujillato, as well as the rhetoric that surrounded mothers and wives within the movement and argues that it was ... More


Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Mary E. Frederickson and Delores M. Walters (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037900
eISBN:
9780252095160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037900.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Inspired by the searing story of Margaret Garner, the escaped slave who in 1856 slit her daughter's throat rather than have her forced back into slavery, this book focuses on historical and ... More


Love and the labour of the negative: Irigaray and Hegel

Morny Joy

in Divine Love: Luce Irigaray, Women, Gender, and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055232
eISBN:
9781781700792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055232.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reveals Irigaray and Hegel's ideas of a woman's sexuality. Irigaray rejects Hegel increasingly conservative and ultimately inconsistent treatment of women, which subordinated them ‘to ... More


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