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The Mother Of All Questions

Author : Rebecca Solnit
ISBN : 9781783783564
Genre : Literary Collections
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Following on from the success of Men Explain Things to Me comes a new collection of essays in which Rebecca Solnit opens up a feminism for all of us: one that doesn't stigmatize women's lives, whether they include spouses and children or not; that brings empathy to the silences in men's lives as well as the silencing of women's lives; celebrates the ways feminism has shifted in recent years to reclaim rape jokes, revise canons, and rethink our everyday lives.
Category: Literary Collections

The Psychology Of Women And Gender

Author : Nicole M. Else-Quest
ISBN : 9781506382807
Genre : Psychology
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With clear, comprehensive, and cutting-edge coverage, The Psychology of Women and Gender: Half the Human Experience + delivers an authoritative analysis of classical and up-to-the-minute research from a feminist, psychological viewpoint. Authors Nicole M. Else-Quest and Janet Shibley Hyde examine the cultural and biological similarities and differences between genders, noting how they are often a result of inequality. The Ninth Edition emphasizes rigorous methodology and reviewing and evaluating empirical evidence, helping demystify the scientific process in this field of study. Hands-on applications through case studies that integrate research from other disciplines give students further experience with key issues. This proven resource equips readers with a strong foundation for understanding the dynamic influences of gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity in the context of psychology and society, along with strategies for thinking critically about popular culture and using psychological science to improve people’s lives and promote gender equality.
Category: Psychology

Creative Selves Creative Cultures

Author : Stacy Holman Jones
ISBN : 9783319475271
Genre : Education
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This book addresses and demonstrates the importance of critical approaches to autoethnography, particularly the commitment that such approaches make to theorizing the personal and to creating work that embodies a social justice ethos. Arts-based and practice-led approaches to this work allow the explanatory power of critical theory to be linked with creative, aesthetically engaging, and personal examples of the ideas at work. By making use of personal stories, critical autoethnography also allows for commenting on, critiquing, and transforming damaging and unjust cultural beliefs and practices by questioning and problematizing the relationships of power that are bound up in these selves, cultures and practices. The essays in this volume provide readers with work that demonstrates how critical autoethnography offers researchers and scholars across multiple disciplines a method for creatively putting critical theory into action. The book will be vital reading for students, researchers and scholars working in the fields of education, communication studies, sociology and cultural anthropology, and the performing arts.
Category: Education

Gender Basics

Author : Anne Minas
ISBN : UVA:X004394380
Genre : Social Science
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This highly accessible combination of articles with readable and teachable supporting introductions and text enables students to understand assigned readings well enough to be able to come to class ready to ask intelligent questions and engage in critical discussion.
Category: Social Science

Women And Revolution

Author : Lydia Sargent
ISBN : 0896080617
Genre : Political Science
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The second volume in the South End Press Political Controversies Series on contemporary political theory and practice. The lead article The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism by Heidi Hartmann argues that "the marriage of marxism and feminism has been like that between husband and wife depicted in English common law; marxism and feminism are one, and that one is marxism... To continue the metaphor further, either we need a healthier marriage or we need a divorce."
Category: Political Science

They Used To Call Us Witches

Author : Julie D. Shayne
ISBN : 0739118501
Genre : Social Science
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They Used to Call Us Witches is an informative, highly readable account of the role played by Chilean women exiles during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet from 1973-1990. Sociologist Julie Shayne looks at the movement organized by exiled Chileans in Vancouver, British Columbia, to denounce Pinochet's dictatorship and support those who remained in Chile. Through the use of extensive interviews, the history is told from the perspective of Chilean women in the exile community established in Vancouver. Shayne tells the very human story of these exiled Chilean women, and in doing so, provides a glimpse into the struggle of other Chilean exile communities around the world. In addition to the Chilean women's activism against the Pinochet dictatorship, the book pays specific attention to their feminist activism. Shayne also shows how both culture and emotions inspired and sustained the women's social and political movements. They Used to Call Us Witches should be read by those interested in social movements, women's studies, feminism, Latin American politics and history, and cultural studies. For more information about this project, contact Julie Shayne at [email protected]
Category: Social Science

Dark Designs And Visual Culture

Author : Michele Wallace
ISBN : 0822334135
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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DIVA collection of writings from the ‘90s by the popular Black feminist scholar and journalist on film, art, and politics./div
Category: Biography & Autobiography