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Unfortunately, when one hears the word "feminist," it is frequently in a derogatory context. From the ultra-derogatory use of the epitaph "feminazi" to describe working women, to those men and women who, while declaring feminist ideals, protest the use of that label to describe themselves, there is a taint associated with the word feminist that makes one querulous about self-identifying as a feminist (Crown). However, I understand that the reasons that the word feminist is considered tainted are the very same reasons that it is important for any person concerned with universal civil rights and liberties to be a feminist. Therefore, I proudly consider myself a feminist.

Declaring myself a feminist, begs the question, "ell, what is a feminist?" Ironically, that is a difficult question to answer and depends whom is being asked the question. To those that fear a disruption in power and family relationships will result from true equality,….

(Hyde 2000:157)
In an attempt to counter the male dominated body prejudice Elizabeth Blackwell began a discourse on using a one-body image, this time female, to analyse and understand the physiology of the body. Blackwell, was one of the founding feminists, an abolitionist and the first female to become a doctor in the United States. As a doctor she may most assuredly also be viewed as a feminist physiologist and one of the first feminist sociologist and began to analyse the sociology of the body as it relates to the cultural and individual perception of women in the early twentieth century.

The tendency to use the male form as the baseline for anatomical or physiological comparison has more to do with the social meanings attached to the sexed body and to the gender politics of anatomy than with the physical structures involved. In many respects, the changes in technologies of and….

feminists book ISLAND OF THE SEQUINED LOVE NUN Christopher Moore. To, general trend feminism
Beyond Conventional Feminism

There are a number of reasons why contemporary feminists would find fault with Island of the Sequined Love Nun, a novel published in 1997 by author Christopher Moore which may be considered an example of postmodern literature due to the variety of subjects, cultures, and sexual orientations it deals with (Powell 1). The book is largely told through the male perspective of a fairly certified womanizer, Tucker Case. Subsequently, women are consistently objectified throughout this work, mostly in the author's attempt to be humorous. Yet the central notion that would more than likely present a problem for feminists who are reviewing this novel would be the conception of beauty as it applies to women that the author portrays throughout the text. Most contemporary feminists would strongly object to the notion that a woman is….

The Young Lords suffered social seclusion within the society until they engaged in fighting for their own right. As exemplified from the text, they collected and hipped it in the middle of the street, and after the garbage spilled all over the streets, the department of health collected and since then paid great tribute to the young lords.
For a very long time, the Young Lords struggled to attain a public sphere, but they remained unrecognized until they acted. This means that there is more than concentrating on the Rhetoric of the streets, there is a need to embrace more complete image of social movement. The idea of the Enclave in the counter-public sphere theory is more than a protected space generated from necessity, intended to protect a group and shun away from unnecessary publicity. Indeed, it is certain that enclaves play a protective function in forming coalitions in addition….

(Frazer 8) to this end she develops the categories of "affirmation" and "transformation." In understanding Frazer's view it is imperative to bear in mind that older regimes of theory cannot achieve the synthesis that she is looking for and that new and more creative modes of political and social theory are necessary.
In essence what Fraser suggests is that in order to overcome this antimony between redistribution and recognition and to avoid the various reductive theories that have previously been put forward, she suggests a synthesis of various aspect of both critical theory as well as post -structural and deconstructive theory. In her view this would serve to overcome the false separation of these two central political and social elements.

In the final analysis Frazer's theory is based on a number of interrelated views. The first is that, " the redistribution - recognition dilemma is real" (Fraser 13). Secondly, Frazer notes….

1960's sociological theory was dominated by male experts, professors, students and professors. This did not extend only to individual experts in the field. Most persons involved with professional organizations and associations regarding were also predominantly male. During the 1960's the movement known as the "second wave" of feminism began to challenge this paradigm, with considerable success in terms of increased female memberships in organizations. The leadership roles of women however, while increasing in number, were also disappointing. Whereas the first wave of feminism focused mainly on emancipating women from slavery and blatant exploitation, the second wave was then more subtle. It was focused on greater equality for women in the social, political and economic spheres. The first wave of feminism ended with the right of women to vote. This and other forms of blatant oppression ended with legislation. However, the danger of falling back into the biological determination of….

Chicana Feminists: How the Historical Debate Surrounding Them Came into eing
Gender roles in America have undergone a dramatic change since the Women's Movement began with women like etty Friedan and Gloria Steinhem leading the way. Friedan, for instance, was an avid activist and strong supporter of equal rights for women whose The Feminine Mystique literally sparked the gender roles revolution. In her book she stated "that she came to political consciousness out of a disillusionment with her life as a suburban housewife," and out of that consciousness grew the activity that would see women establish themselves in roles previously held and dominated by men.[footnoteRef:1] Likewise, Steinhem founded Ms. Magazine and called for women's liberation in 1969 when she penned an article about how admitting to having had an abortion had empowered her.[footnoteRef:2] Yet, the gender roles revolution in America also drew a great deal of support from Chicana feminists….

" In other words, that art springs from within, rather than must be supported from without.
The author places the blame for female artists to be culturally central squarely upon culture itself, specifically Western culture's failure to create systems of educational nurturing for females. "The fault lies not in our stars, our hormones, our menstrual cycles, or our empty internal spaces, but in our institutions and our education -- education understood to include everything that happens to us from the moment we enter this world of meaningful symbols, signs, and signals." She prompts the reader, when asked, 'why have there been no great women artists?' To deal with it, as she states in her introduction to her work, as a "meaningful question" for our time, rather than a merely convenient or self-generated response on the part of feminists, to restate or reverse old cultural shibboleths about femininity, greatness, and what makes….

Being a feminist is the radical idea that about half of all politicians at any given time should be women. Feminism is also the radical idea that a woman can serve in the hite House: a situation that still seems farfetched in the 21st century.
Men can proudly call themselves feminist if they find it appalling that women only received the constitutional right to vote less than a century ago, that dowry and other marriage customs are still practiced worldwide, and that women should be allowed to choose whether or not they want to carry a child to term. How a woman dresses, or whether or not she opts for breast enlargement surgery, are ancillary issues to the true values of the feminist movement, which simply advocates the radical notion that women are people.

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Leading Feminists
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Feminism today is especially being guided by the Feminists of old, prominent leaders of the past who continue to forge the path ahead for the modern women's movement: these are leaders like uth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court and Gloria Steinhem of Women's Media Center. Many other prominent figures represent Feminism today and are actively working towards the advocacy of women's rights in social, political, economic, and religious spectrums. This paper will discuss the movement and individuals who make up the movement as it exists in today's day and age.
To understand Feminism today and the way its advocates represent it, it is important to understand how Feminism came into being and how it has evolved.

Betty Friedan had been shaped by much of what went on in early twentieth century America. An avid activist and strong supporter of equal rights for women, Friedan took the opportunity on the fiftieth anniversary….

As such, she fails to address the central problem of feminism in the Pontellier perspective, namely the impossibility of female individuality and independence in a patriarchal world. It is only in isolation that Edna can find any happiness, and she must make this isolation more and more complete in order to maintain her happiness, as the patriarchy has a means of encroaching on all populated areas, and Wollstonecraft's feminism does not offer an alternative to this need to escape humanity.
A final snort of disgust might be distinctly heard from Edna Pontellier upon her reading of this line of Wollstonecraft's, afterwards she might likely have flung the text aside (or into the fireplace, depending on the season): "Pleasure is the business of woman's life, according to the present modification of society" (ch. 4, par. 10). What Wollstonecraft means is that women are thought to be so fragile, so emotional, and….

Feminist Art
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Feminist Art as Evolution Rather Than as a Movement
Feminist art as a named movement evolved in the context of the late 1960's early 1970's political climate. The movement contextually cannot be separated from larger civil rights movements and specifically those relating to women; like the sexual revolution, the women's liberation movement, and the formation and growth of groups like the National Organization for omen. Strictly speaking there can be no real separation of the feminist art movement from the civil rights movements in its context because so much of art of the era acted as the voice and vision of the messages of the movements as a whole. Though there are of coarse exceptions to this rule art as a whole during this period was a demonstrative agent for social change.

In this analysis of both feminist art and its contextual school of thought, during the civil rights era I will….


Aristotle believed that human flourishing (NE: 12) is the definition of good. The mere presence of women in Congress suggests that voters rejected a man, but it is better to look at this not as the rejection of one (male or not), but as the result of human flourishing. This increased competition of more women pursuing what they feel is their own responsibility will result in more unemployment for men, a notion bolstered by Mill's belief that, "hoever succeeds in an overcrowded profession or in a competitive examination…reaps benefits from the loss of others" (Mill; Hirshman p. 239). This could be viewed as human flourishing, which is good, but it connotes competition and struggle and doesn't make the pursuit seem virtuous. Aristotle, if following his own ethics in the world today, would have to believe that women are where they are because of human flourishing and their pursuit of what….

A teen might be asked to tell their own story from the point-of-view of other people they know, looking at themselves from other viewpoints. These clients are freed to invent stories and play parts in that serve the purpose of providing a framework of meaning and direction for themselves. The stories are never singled out as "true" or "false," but a recognition that truth is complex and no one story can encompass all of the truth aids the client in seeing him or herself as a complex and meaningful role-player. And in that context, since one story may not be claimed to be the whole truth, no one story may not dominate a person's life. Life, to the client and narrator of these "stories" becomes an adventure in which trials are meant to be overcome and designed to prepare one for the future, rather than to defeat. The religious….

Feminist Evaluation
Understanding esearch & esearch Methods in Social Work

Feminist evaluation: An evaluation of the conceptual framework

According to ebecca M. Beardsley and Michelle Hughes Miller's 2002 article "evisioning the process: A case study in feminist program evaluation," feminist program evaluations are based upon three core principles. The first principle is cooperation, namely that all relevant stakeholders must be considered when setting the standards for evaluation, not simply the program designers. The second is one of a lack of hierarchy -- the evaluation team members are all regarded as equal partners. Thirdly, the program must be evaluated from the ideological perspective of feminism. Although this final standard might seem unrealistic to use in program evaluation in anything buy a woman-oriented program, such as the program targeting females in the article, Beardsley and Miller point out that the majority of consumers of social services are female. The authors believe that collaborative program evaluative….

Topic 1: The Invisible Labor: Uncovering the Hidden Domestic and Emotional Burdens of East Asian Women

Introduction:
Explore the often-overlooked societal expectations and cultural norms that place an invisible burden on East Asian women within their families and communities. Examine the emotional labor, unpaid caregiving, and domestic responsibilities that contribute to the stress and well-being of these women.

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Discuss the cultural expectations of women as caregivers and homemakers in East Asian societies.
Analyze the psychological toll of societal pressure to conform to traditional gender roles.
Highlight the lack of recognition and support for women's domestic work and emotional labor.
Explore the....

Systemic racism and feminism intersect in a variety of ways in today's society.

1. Racialized women face unique challenges: Women of color often face intersecting forms of discrimination based on both their gender and race. They may be marginalized in ways that white women are not, such as experiencing higher levels of poverty, unemployment, and violence.

2. Reproductive justice: Women of color are disproportionately affected by restrictive reproductive health policies, such as limited access to abortion and contraception. These restrictions often intersect with systemic racism to further oppress and control marginalized communities.

3. Intersectional feminism: Intersectional feminism acknowledges that women's experiences....

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Feminists Unfortunately When One Hears the Word

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Feminist Sociologist's Contribution to the

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Feminists Book Island of the Sequined Love

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Feminist Scholars Such as Cixous

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Sociology - Theories Feminists and

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(Frazer 8) to this end she develops the categories of "affirmation" and "transformation." In understanding Frazer's view it is imperative to bear in mind that older regimes of…

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Examine the Contribution of Feminist Sociology Theory to the Sociological Understanding of Patriarchy

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Debate Regarding Whether Chicana Feminists Helped or Hurt Society

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Chicana Feminists: How the Historical Debate Surrounding Them Came into eing Gender roles in America have undergone a dramatic change since the Women's Movement began with women like etty…

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Women Artists Feminists Must Not

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Feminism Males Can Be Feminists

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Being a feminist is the radical idea that about half of all politicians at any given time should be women. Feminism is also the radical idea that a…

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Leading Feminists

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Feminism today is especially being guided by the Feminists of old, prominent leaders of the past who continue to forge the path ahead for the modern women's movement: these…

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Feminist Reading Two Models of

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As such, she fails to address the central problem of feminism in the Pontellier perspective, namely the impossibility of female individuality and independence in a patriarchal world. It…

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Feminist Art

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Feminist Art as Evolution Rather Than as a Movement Feminist art as a named movement evolved in the context of the late 1960's early 1970's political climate. The movement contextually…

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Feminist Interpretation of Aristotle and

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Aristotle believed that human flourishing (NE: 12) is the definition of good. The mere presence of women in Congress suggests that voters rejected a man, but it is better…

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Feminist Therapy and Postmodern Approaches

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A teen might be asked to tell their own story from the point-of-view of other people they know, looking at themselves from other viewpoints. These clients are freed…

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Feminist Evaluation Understanding Research & Research Methods

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Feminist Evaluation Understanding esearch & esearch Methods in Social Work Feminist evaluation: An evaluation of the conceptual framework According to ebecca M. Beardsley and Michelle Hughes Miller's 2002 article "evisioning the process:…

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