a concise definition of Islamic feminism
gleaned from the writings and work of Muslim protagonists as a feminist discourse and practice that derives its understanding and mandate from the Qur'an, seeking rights and justice within the framework of gender equality for women and men in the totality of their existence.
BEIRUT: Academics, activists and researchers gathered at the American University of Beirut (AUB) Wednesday for the third and last day of a major conference to discuss Arab feminisms
Overall, the book makes a pleasant and informative read and the multiple perspectives included in the book offer a rich and detailed picture of contemporary Indian feminisms
Distinctiveness among feminisms
allows feminists to establish a bridge that connects these roads to feminism
WE UNDERSTAND that feminism
doesn't actually have a first-person plural subject.
Halley's focus on governance feminism
--radical and culture feminism
--similarly tons the risk of obscuring the potential insights of the multiple variants of more marginal feminisms
that live more closely on the porous borders between the feminist and the queer.
A more inclusive metaphor, which may better serve discussions of historic feminisms
, was recently described by historian Karen Offen, in her study of European feminisms
from 1700 to 1950, as geologic, marking the changing eruptions, flows, and movements of feminist activities--sometimes more visibly in motion in time and place, than at others.
and religions seemed an off-kilter topic when war drums are being beaten by governmental representatives.
A self-proclaimed feminist, mother, proponent of women's organizations, a founding member of NOW, and of several scholarly associations (such as the International Federation of Women's History), Karen Offen began the project of gathering data and investigating the history of feminisms
in Europe more than twenty-five years ago.
95 sc; Between Woman and Nation: Nationalisms, Transnational Feminisms
, and the State.
Bradley, Maynard Mack, and Richard Levin serve as whipping boys for their respective generations (the LHCs wittily skewered by Charnes), but the attention they get nearly overshadows more interesting questions concerning current feminisms
The essays demonstrate a continuing commitment to feminist method (a democratic notion that all people have a right to participate in the production of knowledge of the world, including legal knowledge) and manifest feminisms
continuing critical tradition (namely, theorists willingness to see multiple factors, including feminism
itself, as obstructing enlightened constructions of the world).
Summary: <p>BEIRUT: A groundbreaking three-day conference on Arab feminisms
got under way at The American University of Beirut (AUB) on Monday, with dozens of academics discussing the contemporary schools of feminism
in the region.
Reger employs the term 'Third Wave' to demarcate contemporary feminisms
, particularly those engaged by young women in the United States.
Young Women Speak Out on Sexuality and Identity, Aida Hurtado presents a groundbreakmg book using the voices of young Chicanas to explore the relationship between Chicana feminisms
and their lived experiences.