Posts in category: Feminist Theory
By Margaret Sanger
Are overburdened moms justified of their appeals for contraceptives or abortions?... Will anyone... dare to claim to those ladies that they need to pass on bringing helpless young ones in to the realm to percentage their misery?... to assert to those girls that they need to proceed their helpless breeding of the helpless is silly brutality. -from "Avoiding Childbirth" An iconic determine within the struggle for reproductive rights for ladies in the United States, Margaret Sanger used to be a strong voice within the early years of the twentieth century. This 1920 ebook is Sanger's cry for the legalization of contraception and the schooling of ladies approximately their very own our bodies. With a fiery ardour, she discusses: .women's fight for freedom .the wickedness of making huge households .contraceptives or abortion? .legislating woman's morals .and extra. a big checklist of the beginnings of the feminism within the sleek period, Sanger's phrases stay important and invaluable at a time while women's keep watch over over their our bodies is still challenged. American activist MARGARET HIGGINS SANGER (1879-1966) was once an early suggest of contraception; she served as president of the foreign deliberate Parenthood Federation from 1952 to 1959. She additionally wrote Happiness in Marriage (1926) and her autobiography (1938). [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
By Alison M Jaggar
A few humans think that feminist ethics is little greater than a sequence of dogmatic positions on concerns comparable to abortion rights, pornography, and affirmative action.This cartoon was once by no means actual, yet Alison Jaggar’s dwelling with Contradictions is the 1st ebook to illustrate simply how wealthy and intricate feminist ethics has turn into. starting with the modest assumption that feminism calls for an exam of ethical concerns with a dedication to finishing women’s subordination, this anthology exhibits that you can still not divide social matters into those who are feminist and those who are not.Living with Contradictions does deal with some of the often feminist” matters. however it additionally comprises concerns no longer often famous as gendered, similar to militarism, environmentalism, and the remedy of animals, demonstrating the worth of a feminist point of view in those instances. And, faraway from reflecting any monolithic orthodoxy, the booklet indicates that there's a wealthy range of perspectives on many ethical matters between those that proportion a feminist commitment.Readers can pattern a diverse number of papers and essays from books, journals, newspapers, and grassroots newsletters. overlaying quite a lot of ethical matters, this assortment refuses to provide easy ideas, picking as an alternative to mirror the complexities and contradictions dealing with someone trying to stay as much as feminist beliefs in a painfully pre-feminist world.Based on years of the editor’s paintings within the box, imaginatively edited, and together with beneficiant introductions for college kids, this can be the appropriate textual content for introducing feminist views into classes in ethics, social ethics, and public coverage.
By A. Mansker
A repositioning of French women's fight for suffrage in the specific cultural panorama of the masculine honor process. even if activists demanded admission to the preferred ritual of the duel or publicly shamed males for his or her extramarital sexual habit, they appropriated extralegal honor codes to enact new civic and familial identities.
By Jeroen Van Bouwel (eds.)
By Lydia Rainford
Modern feminist theorists have implied a unique affinity among ladies and irony due to their ‘double’ relation to the existing order of items: either communicate from inside of this order whereas last ‘other’ to it in a roundabout way. Irony should be considered as the most obvious mode within which a feminist may possibly communicate, because it displays her relation to the patriarchal constitution whereas refusing to validate the reality of the present sexual hierarchy. she alters via Intrigue undertakes the 1st sustained research of the parallels among irony, femininity and feminism. via retracing the organization of those phrases via canonical and modern continental philosophy, the booklet seeks to light up a concept of sexual enterprise that has before remained shadowy, despite its occurrence. analyzing the recurrence of the ‘ironic female’ in texts by way of Kristeva, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Irigaray, Derrida and Kofman, it argues radical revaluation of the legacy of patriarchal concept in feminism is critical sooner than irony should be embraced as a feminist process. during this context, she alters by means of Intrigue deals a brand new analyzing of what it potential to jot down as a feminist ‘subject’. This quantity could be of curiosity to scholars and lecturers operating within the fields of gender stories, continental philosophy and demanding / cultural concept. advent The ‘Impossible Dialectic’: Julia Kristeva The nervousness of Irony: Søren Kierkegaard Unsustainable swap? The Traps of Ironic Femininity ‘Irony and whatever Else’: Jacques Derrida Miming background: Jacques Derrida Afterword: The Lesson of Irony, the way forward for Feminism Works stated
By Audrey Hunt (eds.)
By Jaquelyn W. White, Cheryl Brown Travis, Jacquelyn W. White
Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville. Discusses methods American society defines and shapes women's sexuality. offers fifteen chapters overlaying epistemology, thought, and techniques; existence path improvement; that means and serve as; and sexuality and the social order. For complicated scholars, researchers, and practitioners of psychology.
By Susan Frank Parsons
This publication describes the variety of ethical considering inside modern feminism, giving an outline and research of the key issues of feminist ethics. it may function a advisor for the reader who desires to have interaction with feminism in a major manner. it is going to be of professional curiosity for Christian ethicists and ethical philosophers, in figuring out and making contributions to new advancements. it is going to be priceless to feminist students, in taking inventory in their personal culture, and in contemplating the way in which ahead for feminist ethics.
By Mary Daly
'In this deeply unique, provocative ebook, outrage, hilarity, grief, profanity, lyricism and ethical bold take part bursting the accustomed bounds even of feminist discourse.' —The ny instances booklet evaluate
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.