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By M.T. Segal

During this quantity, 15 feminist students from 5 continents, who participated within the 1998 convention co-sponsored by means of examine Committee 32, ladies in Society, of the foreign Sociological organization (WISISA) and the Centre for learn and educating on girls at McGill college, think of, critique and build theories of society. Their papers research 4 inter-related subject matters: an particular or implicit acknowledgment and critique of the ecu Enlightenment as a foundation for the trendy construction of information; the use and application of "gender" as an idea; difficulties and options in feminist theories of improvement; and where of feminism within the creation of information and on-the-ground swap. every one paper displays the author's event as a researcher, theorist or switch agent, in addition to the dialogue and discussion of the five-day convention.

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9. Women will be in charge of leading the organization and the revolutionary armed forces. 10. ' REFERENCES Brady, L (1994). One in three: Women with cancer confront the epidemic. CIeis. Braidotti, R. (1996). Cyberfeminism with a difference. Utrecht: The Netherlands Universiteit Utrecht. Collins, P. H. (2000). Black feminist thought: knowledge, consciousness and the politics of empowerment. New York: Roufledge. Corradi, L. (1995). Malignant Profits: The debate on genetics and the environment causes of cancer among scientists, women survivors and people of color.

By margins I mean what is usually referred to as peripheral, both geographically and conceptually: so called Third World countries; former colonies; rural areas in industrialized countries; indigenous areas of resistance and permanence of domestic modes of production. We can find margins also far away An International Feminist Challenge to Theory, Volume 5, pages 41-50. 2001 by Elsevier Science Ltd. ISBN: 0~7623-0720-X 41 42 LAURA CORRADI from the borders - numerous intersection points between race and gender with other categories (such as class and sexual preferences) within the 'center' itself of capitalistically advanced countries (Corradi, 1997, 1993).

Women - with no exception due to race, beliefs, color, political ideas - have the same rights in participating to the revolutionary struggle with the role and degree their own will and capacities determine. 2. Women have the right to work and receive fair compensation. 3. Women have the right to decide the number of children they can give birth to and take care of. 4. Women have the right to participate to community issues and be in charge, if elected in a free and democratic way. 5. Women and their children have the right to a primary attention when it comes to health and nutrition.

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