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  • Gender and Global Restructuring: Sightings, Sites and by Marianne H. Marchand, Anne Sisson Runyan

    By Marianne H. Marchand, Anne Sisson Runyan

    During this new version of this most sensible promoting textual content, interdisciplinary feminist specialists from world wide offer new analyses of the continuing courting among gender and neoliberal globalization lower than the hot imperialism within the post-9/11 context. Divided into Sightings, websites and Resistances, this e-book examines: the disciplining politics of race, sexuality and modernity less than securitized globalization, together with case reviews on family employees in Hong Kong heteronormative improvement guidelines and responses to the concern of social replica and colonizing responses to AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa migration, human rights and citizenship, together with reports on remittances, the emergence of neoliberal subjectivities between rural Mexican ladies, Filipina migrant employees and women’s hard work organizing within the center East and North Africa feminist resistance, incorporating the newest scholarship on transnational feminism and feminist severe globalization circulate activism, together with case reports on men’s violence at the Mexico/US border, pan-indigenous women’s activities and cyberfeminism. delivering a coherent and not easy method of the problems of gender and the approaches of globalization within the new millennium, this significant textual content should be of curiosity to scholars and students of IPE, diplomacy, economics, improvement and gender stories.

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  • Radical Gestures: Feminism And Performance Art in North by Jayne Wark

    By Jayne Wark

    Functionality artwork used to be ultimately famous as an paintings shape in its personal correct within the Seventies. In "Radical Gestures", Jayne Wark situates feminist functionality artwork within the US and Canada within the social context of the feminist circulation and avant-garde artwork from the Seventies to 2000. She exhibits that artists drew from feminist politics to create works that, after an extended interval of modernist aesthetic detachment, made a special contribution to the re-politicization of artwork. Wark brings jointly quite a lot of artists, together with Lisa Steele, Martha Rosler, Lynda Benglis, Gillian Collyer, Margaret Dragu, and Sylvie Tourangeau, and offers exact readings and viewings of person items, a lot of that have now not been studied intimately prior to. She reassesses assumptions in regards to the generational and thematic features of feminist artwork, putting feminist functionality in the wider context of minimalism, conceptualism, land artwork, and happenings.

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  • A Companion to Feminist Geography by Lise Nelson, Joni Seager

    By Lise Nelson, Joni Seager

    A significant other to Feminist Geography captures the breadth and variety of this brilliant and important box.

    • Shows how feminist geography has replaced the panorama of geographical inquiry and information because the Nineteen Seventies.
    • Explores the varied literatures that contain feminist geography this present day.
    • Showcases state of the art examine by means of feminist geographers.
    • Charts rising components of scholarship, reminiscent of the physique and the state.
    • Contributions from 50 prime overseas students within the box.
    • Each bankruptcy will be learn for its personal specific contribution.

    Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–11): Lise Nelson and Joni Seager
    Chapter 2 Situating Gender (pages 15–31): Liz Bondi and Joyce Davidson
    Chapter three Anti?Racist Feminism in Geography: An time table for Social motion (pages 32–40): Audrey Kobayashi
    Chapter four A physically thought of study: energy, distinction, and Specificity in Feminist technique (pages 41–59): Pamela Moss
    Chapter five Transnational Mobilities and demanding situations (pages 60–73): Brenda S. A. Yeoh
    Chapter 6 Feminist Analyses of labor: Rethinking the limits, Gendering, and Spatiality of labor (pages 77–92): Kim England and Victoria Lawson
    Chapter 7 Shea Butter, Globalization, and girls of Burkina Faso (pages 93–108): Marlene Elias and Judith Carney
    Chapter eight engaged on the worldwide meeting Line (pages 109–122): Altha J. Cravey
    Chapter nine From Migrant to Immigrant: household employees Settle in Vancouver, Canada (pages 123–137): Geraldine Pratt
    Chapter 10 Borders, Embodiment, and Mobility: Feminist Migration experiences in Geography (pages 138–149): Rachel Silvey
    Chapter eleven The altering Roles of girl exertions in fiscal growth and Decline: The Case of the Istanbul garments (pages 150–165): Ayda Eraydyn and Asuman Turkun?Erendil
    Chapter 12 lady exertions in intercourse Trafficking: A Darker facet of Globalization (pages 166–178): Vidyamali Samarasinghe
    Chapter thirteen altering the Gender of Entrepreneurship (pages 179–193): Susan Hanson and Megan Blake
    Chapter 14 Gender and Empowerment: developing “Thus a ways and no extra” Supportive constructions. A Case from India (pages 194–207): Saraswati Raju
    Chapter 15 Feminist Geographies of the “City”: a number of Voices, a number of Meanings (pages 211–227): Valerie Preston and Ebru Ustundag
    Chapter sixteen areas of swap: Gender, details expertise, and New Geographies of Mobility and Fixity within the Early Twentiethcentury info economic system (pages 228–241): Kate Boyer
    Chapter 17 Gender and town: different Formations of Belonging (pages 242–256): Tovi Fenster
    Chapter 18 city area in Plural: Elastic, Tamed, Suppressed (pages 257–270): Hille Koskela
    Chapter 19 Daycare providers Provision for operating girls in Japan (pages 271–290): Kamiya Hiroo
    Chapter 20 Organizing from the Margins: Grappling with “Empowerment” in India and South Africa (pages 291–304): Richa Nagar and Amanda Lock Swarr
    Chapter 21 relocating past “Gender and Gis” to a Feminist point of view on details applied sciences: The influence of Welfare Reform on Women's it wishes (pages 305–321): Melissa R. Gilbert and Michele Masucci
    Chapter 22 ladies outside: Destabilizing the Public/Private Dichotomy (pages 322–333): Phil Hubbard
    Chapter 23 Situating our bodies (pages 337–349): Robyn Longhurst
    Chapter 24 our bodies, kingdom self-discipline, and the functionality of Gender in a South African Women's legal (pages 350–362): Teresa Dirsuweit
    Chapter 25 Hiv/Aids Interventions and the Politics of the African Woman's physique (pages 363–378): Kawango Agot
    Chapter 26 British Pakistani Muslim ladies: Marking the physique, Marking the kingdom (pages 379–397): Robina Mohammad
    Chapter 27 Transversal Circuits: Transnational Sexualities and Trinidad (pages 398–416): Jasbir Kaur Puar
    Chapter 28 hearing the Landscapes of Mama Tingo: From the “Woman query” in Sustainable improvement to Feminist Political Ecology in Zambrana?chacuey, Dominican Republic (pages 419–433): Dianne Rocheleau
    Chapter 29 Gender kinfolk past Farm Fences: Reframing the Spatial Context of neighborhood wooded area Livelihoods (pages 434–444): Anoja Wickramasinghe
    Chapter 30 the recent Species of Capitalism: An Ecofeminist touch upon Animal Biotechnology (pages 445–457): Jody Emel and Julie Urbanik
    Chapter 31 Siren Songs: Gendered Discourses of shock for Sea Creatures (pages 458–485): Jennifer Wolch and Jin Zhang
    Chapter 32 Geographic details and Women's Empowerment: A Breast melanoma instance (pages 486–495): Sara McLafferty
    Chapter 33 acting a “Global experience of Place”: Women's activities for Environmental Justice (pages 496–515): Giovanna Di Chiro
    Chapter 34 Feminist Political Geographies (pages 519–533): Eleonore Kofman
    Chapter 35 Gender, Race, and Nationalism: American id and monetary Imperialism on the flip of the 20 th Century (pages 534–549): Mona Domosh
    Chapter 36 Virility and Violation within the US “War on Terrorism” (pages 550–564): Matthew G. Hannah
    Chapter 37 Feminist Geopolitics and September eleven (pages 565–577): Jennifer Hyndman
    Chapter 38 Love on the market: advertising homosexual Male P/Leisure house in modern Cape city, South Africa (pages 578–589): Glen S. Elder
    Chapter 39 Women's Struggles for Sustainable Peace in Postconflict Peru: A Feminist research of Violence and alter (pages 590–606): Maureen Hays?Mitchell

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  • Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism by Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Ann Russo, Lourdes Torres

    By Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Ann Russo, Lourdes Torres

    "The essays are provocative and increase wisdom of 3rd global women’s concerns. hugely recommended... "―Choice

    "... the booklet demanding situations assumptions and pushes ancient and geographical barriers that needs to be altered if girls of all colours are to win the struggles thrust upon us through the ‘new global order’ of the 1990s." ―New instructions for Women

    "This without doubt is a ebook for someone attempting to understand the methods sexism fuels racism in a post-colonial, post-Cold warfare international that is still harmful for many women." ―Cynthia H. Enloe
    "... provocative analyses of the simultaneous oppressions of race, classification, gender and sexuality... a strong collection." ―Gloria Anzaldúa
    "... propels 3rd international feminist views from the outer edge to the innovative of feminist conception within the 1990s." ―Aihwa Ong

    "... a delicately awarded wealth of much-needed information." ―Audre Lorde

    "... it's a major book." ―The Bloomsbury Review

    "... excellent... The nondoctrinaire method of the 3rd global and to feminism typically is clean and compelling." ―World Literature Today

    "... a great choice of essays studying ‘Third global’ feminism." ―The Year’s paintings in serious and Cultural Theory

    These essays record the debates, conflicts, and contradictions between these engaged in constructing 3rd international feminist conception and politics. members: Evelyne Accad, M. Jacqui Alexander, Carmen Barroso, Cristina Bruschini, Rey Chow, Juanita Diaz-Cotto, Angela Gilliam, Faye V. Harrison, Cheryl Johnson-Odim, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Ann Russo, Barbara Smith, Nayereh Tohidi, Lourdes Torres, Cheryl L. West, & Nellie Wong.

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  • Introducing Women’s Studies: Feminist theory and practice by Victoria Robinson, Diane Richardson

    By Victoria Robinson, Diane Richardson

    This enlarged and completely up-to-date new version of the best-selling creation to Women's reports presents a wide-ranging and available evaluation of the most topics, concerns and important components during this well known and increasing box. really interdisciplinary in its process, it introduces the scholar to key rules and debates, supplying an up to date precis of analysis and a critique of vital arguments. 3 new chapters were additional to increase additional the book's extensive scope and the entire chapters were revised to take account of the newest advancements within the box.

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  • Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the by Karen Barad

    By Karen Barad

    Assembly the Universe midway is an bold ebook with far-reaching implications for various fields within the typical sciences, social sciences, and arts. during this quantity, Karen Barad, theoretical physicist and feminist theorist, elaborates her idea of agential realism. supplying an account of the area as an entire instead of as composed of separate usual and social nation-states, agential realism is right now a brand new epistemology, ontology, and ethics. the start line for Barad’s research is the philosophical framework of quantum physicist Niels Bohr. Barad extends and partly revises Bohr’s philosophical perspectives in mild of present scholarship in physics, technological know-how reports, and the philosophy of technology in addition to feminist, poststructuralist, and different severe social theories. within the procedure, she considerably reworks understandings of house, time, subject, causality, company, subjectivity, and objectivity.In an agential realist account, the realm is made from entanglements of “social” and “natural” companies, the place the excellence among the 2 emerges out of particular intra-actions. Intra-activity is an inexhaustible dynamism that configures and reconfigures family of space-time-matter. In explaining intra-activity, Barad unearths questions on how nature and tradition have interaction and alter over the years to be essentially faulty. and he or she reframes figuring out of the character of clinical and political practices and their “interrelationship.” therefore she can pay specific awareness to the dependable perform of technological know-how, and she or he emphasizes adjustments within the realizing of political practices, severely remodeling Judith Butler’s influential thought of performativity. ultimately, Barad makes use of agential realism to supply a brand new interpretation of quantum physics, demonstrating that agential realism is greater than a method of reflecting on technology; it may be used to really do technological know-how.

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  • 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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  • Caring: Gender-Sensitive Ethics by Peta Bowden

    By Peta Bowden

    Peta Bowden extends and demanding situations contemporary debates over feminist ethics. during this e-book the writer takes factor with debts of the ethics of care which attempt to pin down the 'principles' of being concerned instead of taking account of being concerned in perform. Her special approach is that being concerned has to be understood through operating via examples. Gender-Sensitive Ethics explores 4 major worrying practices: mothering, friendship, nursing and citizenship. Bowden's attention of the variations and similarities in those operating practices - their various levels of intimacy and reciprocity, formality and informality, vulnerability and selection - unearths the complexity of the ethics of being concerned. Gender-Sensitive Ethics is groundbreaking in spotting the ways that moral practices outrun the theories that try to clarify them. will probably be crucial studying for all these operating in philosophy, gender reviews, nursing and the being concerned professions.

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  • The Good-Natured Feminist: Ecofeminism and the Quest for by Catriona Sandilands

    By Catriona Sandilands

    Heroic moms protecting domestic and fireside opposed to a nature deformed by means of multinationalist company perform: this can be a compelling tale, however it isn't really inevitably the resource of legitimate feminist or ecological critique. what is lacking is the democratic point, an insistence on bringing to public debate the entire relatives of gender and nature that this sort of view takes with no consideration. This publication goals to situate a dedication to idea and politics -- that's, to democratic perform -- on the heart of ecofeminism and, therefore, to maneuver towards an ecofeminism that's really either feminist and ecological.

    The Good-Natured Feminist inaugurates a sustained dialog among ecofeminism and up to date writings in feminist postmodernism and radical democracy. beginning with the idea that ecofeminism is a physique of democratic conception, the booklet tells how the circulate originated in debates approximately "nature" in North American radical feminisms, the way it then grew to become entangled with identification politics, and the way it now seeks to incorporate nature in democratic dialog and, particularly, to politicize relatives among gender and nature in either theoretical and activist milieus.

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