Bodies in Resistance: Gender and Sexual Politics in the Age by Wendy Harcourt

By Wendy Harcourt

As a part of the rising new study on civic innovation, this publication explores how sexual politics and gender relatives play out in feminist struggles round physique politics in Brazil, Colombia, India, Iran, Mexico, Nepal, Turkey, Nicaragua, in addition to in East Africa, Latin the USA and worldwide associations and networks. From various disciplinary views, the booklet seems at how feminists are engaged in a posh fight for democratic strength in a neoliberal age and at how resistance is essential to percentages for swap.

In making obvious resistances to dominant fiscal and social rules, the publication highlights how such struggles are either gendered and gendering our bodies. The chapters discover struggles for fit environments, sexual future health and reproductive rights, entry to abortion, an finish to gender-based violence, the human rights of LGBTIQA people, the popularity of indigenous territories and all peoples’ rights to care, love and paintings freely. The e-book units out the violence, hopes, contradictions and methods ahead in those civic suggestions, resistances and connections around the globe.

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This trend of thought sees women, and human beings in general, as individuals capable of recognizing their own fears, and the fear of undertake a process of individual and collective emancipation. F. FLÓREZ ET AL. of the creative power of educators—our capacity to examine, criticize and transform reality. How are popular education and feminism articulated? It is a twoway benefit. Through the concept of intersectionality, feminism invites popular education to go beyond the binary and romantic view of what is considered “popular”.

The second stage is harvest, which is carried out in lowtemperature warehouses where there are dozens of table lines. This is the place where flowers are classified, packed in bouquets and then stored in “the cold room”, where they will be kept until they are ready for exportation. In both stages, work demands certain adaptation and accommodation of the human body according to the flowers’ needs; paradoxically, the body of the flowers is more relevant in the process than women’s bodies. Let us look at the various bodies shaped throughout the flowerproduction chain.

The two events were Intercultural Dialogue (ICD) on Sexuality, Reproductive Health and Rights in Development: Going Beyond the Comfort Zone, 3–6 June 2013 at ISS, The Hague, jointly organized by the Sexuality Research Initiative of the ISS, the Institute of Health Policy & Management (iBMG) and the Dutch Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV), thanks to funding from the Rotterdam Global Health Initiative and ISS Innovation Fund; and Civic Innovation Research Initiative (CIRI) Forum 2013 on Theories and Practice in Civic Innovation: Building Bridges among Politics, Markets and 18 W.

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