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FEMINIST REVIEW

2 Oct
Essay time (Postmodern Feminism): My Floor

Essay time (Postmodern Feminism): My Floor (Photo credit: tim.riley)

 

For those of you whom are interested in exploring Feminism at the academic level here is a very useful resource :

 

” Feminist Review is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal setting new agendas for feminism. Feminist Review invites critical reflection on the relationship between materiality and representation, theory and practice, subjectivity and communities, contemporary and historical formations. The FR Collective is committed to exploring gender in its multiple forms and interrelationships.

 

Feminist Review resists the increasing instrumentalisation of scholarship within British and international higher education and thus supports the generation of creative and innovative approaches to knowledge production. As well as academic articles we publish experimental pieces, visual and textual media and political interventions, including, for example, interviews, short stories, poems and photographic essays”

 

Find more about at < Feminist Review >

 

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Feminisms Biggest Challenge: What the Heck Is Feminism?

18 Aug

Feminisms Biggest Challenge: What the Heck Is Feminism?.

Extracted from Policymic, by Natalie Smith

 

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Race isn’t the only tension in feminism today. There’s class, there’s sexuality, there’s radical feminism and liberal feminism, second wavers, third wavers, American feminists, Middle Eastern feminists, Christian feminists, Jewish feminists, Muslim feminists — the list goes on forever.

That’s the problem when it comes to referencing “the” feminist movement. There is no one monolithic feminist movement because it’s impossible to build a social or political movement that adequately addresses the concerns of any group as diverse as women. We can construct academic definitions of what it means to be a feminist, we can deconstruct the movement’s impact on American history, on global history, but the fact of the matter is that when it comes to our day-to-day interactions with one another, we have no working definition for what being “feminist” even looks like.

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“Feminism isn’t a rulebook, but a discussion.” In order for feminism to be an inclusive, robust, vibrant, healthy movement, we need to let it be different things to different people: to let women of all backgrounds decide what their issues, priorities, and beliefs are and as other feminists, acknowledge a duty to support and promote those voices.

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Full article at

Feminisms Biggest Challenge: What the Heck Is Feminism?.

Black Feminism

20 Feb
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feminism (Photo credit: Jay Morrison)

 

Here we have another appreciated  collaboration from Susan Acan :

 

” I found a really good book, which I recommend everyone should read if they want to learn more about Black Feminism : BLACK FEMINIST THOUGHT Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, by Patricia Hills Collins ”

 

This book is accessible on net at ” ‎www.feministes-radicales.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Patricia-Hill-Collins-Black_Feminist_Thought__Knowledge__Consciousness__and_the_Politics_of_Empowerment__Perspectives_on_Gender.pdf  ”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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