Category: Gender Studies

  • Download Sex and Storytelling in Modern Cinema: Explicit Sex, by Lindsay Coleman PDF

    By Lindsay Coleman

    With full-frontal genitalia, erections, even real intercourse that includes more and more in motion pictures, this explicitness in presentation has prompted serious consternation and accusations that such movie narratives are pornographic. This e-book explores how, instead of being pornographic, specific intercourse should be a necessary portion of cinematic storytelling today.

    Offering specific research of ways offerings are made within the presentation of specific intercourse in frequently very arguable motion pictures, similar to disgrace, Baise-Moi, Antichrist, Dogtooth and Lust,Caution, the specialist participants - together with Barbara Creed, Jacob Held and Linda Ruth Williams - exhibit how sexual content material can relief characterisation, spotlight subject matters, and supply occasions that serve to advance plot. The influence of particular intercourse as a component of a film’s narrative is usually published to be assisted by means of powerful, nuanced performances and the incisive deployment of directorial process. jointly they element throughout the basics of cinema the shot by means of shot, second by way of second demeanour within which particular intercourse might be an integral part of a dramatically strong narrative.
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  • Download Transgressive Women in Modern Russian and East European by Yana Hashamova,Beth Holmgren,Mark Lipovetsky PDF

    By Yana Hashamova,Beth Holmgren,Mark Lipovetsky

    Investigating the genesis of the prosecuted "crimes" and implied sins of the feminine appearing workforce Pussy Riot, the most famed Russian feminist collective to this point, the essays in Transgressive girls in smooth Russian and East eu Cultures: From the undesirable to Blasphemous examine what constitutes undesirable social and political habit for girls in Russia, Poland, and the Balkans, and the way and to what impact lady performers, activists, and fictional characters have indulged in such habit. The chapters in this edited collection argue opposed to the preferred perceptions of Slavic cultures as overwhelmingly patriarchal and Slavic girls as complicit of their personal repression, contextualizing proto-feminist and feminist transgressive acts in those cultures. every one essay deals an in depth examining of the transgressive texts that girls authored or during which they figured, displaying how they navigated, certain, and, at times, co-opted those hindrances of their bid for business enterprise and gear. issues comprise reports of ways girl performers in Poland and Russia have been approved to be undesirable (for potent comedy and popular/box workplace appeal), analyses of ways girls in movie and fiction dare sacrilegious habit of their prescribed roles as daughters and moms, and examples of feminist political subversion via social activism and function paintings.

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  • Download Frauen am Land: Potentiale und Perspektiven (German Edition) by Manuela Larcher,Theresia Oedl-Wieser,Mathilde PDF

    By Manuela Larcher,Theresia Oedl-Wieser,Mathilde Schmitt,Gertraud Seiser

    Die vielfältigen Lebens- und Arbeitsverhältnisse, die Frauen in ländlichen Regionen heutzutage zugänglich sind, bieten ihnen Möglichkeiten einer selbstbestimmten Lebensführung und der Verwirklichung individueller Potentiale. Immer wieder sind Frauen am Land aber mit gesellschaftlichen Erwartungen und strukturellen Barrieren konfrontiert, die nach politischen und sozialen Lösungen verlangen, sei es in Regionalentwicklung und Kommunalpolitik, in der Landwirtschaft oder in Bezug auf Bildung, Mobilität, Migration und Ehrenamt.
    Die Beiträge aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz dokumentieren sowohl die Brisanz als auch die Bedeutung, die den Potentialen und Perspektiven von Frauen sowie den Geschlechterverhältnissen in ländlichen Regionen zukommen. Sie weisen auf foundation wissenschaftlicher Analysen auf Problemlagen hin und fordern zu lösungsorientiertem Handeln auf.

    Mit Beiträgen von Katrin Baumgartner, Julia Bock-Schappelwein, Doris Damyanovic, Reinhard Engelhart, Anna Faustmann, Eva Favry, Renate Fuxjäger, Thomas Hader, Isabel Häberli, Christine Jurt, Bente Knoll, Kathleen Kreßmann, Manuela Larcher, Tim Leibert, Jutta Obertegger, Theresia Oedl-Wieser, Elisabeth Prügl, Florian Reinwald, Lydia Rössl, Ruth Rossier, Mathilde Schmitt, Gertraud Seiser, Isabella Skrivanek, Tina Uhlmann, Wiebke Unbehaun, Stefan Vogel, Anna Wanka, Heidrun Wankiewicz, Friederike Weber, Karin Wiest, Brigitte Wotha, Nana Zarnekow.
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  • Download Jessie Bernard Reader (Classics in Gender Studies) by Jessie Bernard,Michael S. Kimmel,Yasemin Besen PDF

    By Jessie Bernard,Michael S. Kimmel,Yasemin Besen

    Jessie Bernard used to be one of many most efficient early feminist sociologists and public intellectuals in women's stories. within the Jessie Bernard Reader, Michael S. Kimmel and Yasemin Besen have compiled her so much fascinating and influential paintings on marriage, the relatives, sexuality and altering women's roles within the usa. Bernard's pioneering works bridged the space among educational social technological know-how and public advocacy for gender equality. Her books have been landmarks in demarcating the results of the "separation of spheres." between her so much celebrated arguments was once that skilled various marriages, "his" and "hers"-and that his was once larger than hers. This quantity will encourage a brand new iteration of students, a iteration that inherits the profits for which Bernard struggled her complete career.
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  • Download Terrorism and Violent Conflict: Women's Agency, Leadership, by Lori Poloni-Staudinger,Candice D. Ortbals PDF

    By Lori Poloni-Staudinger,Candice D. Ortbals

    This e-book explores how gender intersects with political violence, and especially terrorism.  We ask how gender kinfolk and understandings of femininity and masculinity impact political violence, which include politics relating to terrorism, kingdom terrorism, and genocide. We examine how ladies deal with and effect the politics of terrorism and genocide. The book’s pursuits are descriptive and analytical.  We (1) describe in what methods girls are current (and/or perceived as absent) in political contexts concerning violence, and (2) research what gender assumptions, identities, and frames girls face and themselves show and act upon relating to political violence encountered of their lives.  The manuscript is split into seven chapters: creation, ladies as victims/survivors of violence, ladies as perpetrators of violence, girls in social pursuits responding to violence, ladies politicians major coverage relating to violence, the general public opinion of girls and males bearing on violence, and a conclusion.  every one bankruptcy explores the intersection among gender and terrorism during the lens of the bankruptcy focus.

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  • Download Runaway Daughters: Seduction, Elopement, and Honor in by Kathryn A. Sloan PDF

    By Kathryn A. Sloan

    opposed to the backdrop of nineteenth-century Oaxaca urban, Kathryn Sloan analyzes rapto trials--cases of abduction and/or seduction of a minor--to achieve perception past the particular crime and into the truth that stories by means of mom and dad, their childrens, and witnesses show approximately courtship practices, generational clash, the negotiation of honor, and the connection among the nation and its working-class voters in put up colonial Mexico.
    in contrast to the colonial period the place paternal rule was once absolute, Sloan discovered that the kingdom started to usurp parental authority in the house with the advent of liberal reform legislation. As those legislation started to form the phrases of civil marriage, the court docket performed a extra major function within the solution of familial energy struggles and the recovery of family members honor in rapto circumstances. Youths may possibly now exert a degree of independence through saying their rights to marry whom they wanted. In interpreting those turning out to be rifts among the liberal country and familial order inside of its decrease order voters, Sloan highlights the position that youths and the operating category performed in refashioning structures of marriage, honor, sexuality, parental authority, and filial obedience.

    Kathryn A. Sloan is assistant professor of background on the college of Arkansas.

    "Here is an instance of ancient research made readable not just by means of the writer's ability yet via the impossible to resist nature of human drama....Love letters, published broadsides and public strain, the clash among person efforts to hunt happiness and neighborhood efforts to maintain harmony--the stuff of significant drama is all here."--ForeWord journal

    "Runaway Daughters is an interesting and useful monograph that's absolute to encourage dialogue in regards to the achieve of parental authority, and approximately altering notions of honour, marriage and sexuality one of the adolescence and well known sessions of Oaxaca, a spot so very important to the background of nineteenth-century liberalism in Mexico."--Journal of Latin American reports

    "Sloan's energetic writing and her apt use of interesting records will make sure that this booklet will get pleasure from a extensive audience."--Hispanic American historic evaluate

    "[Runaway Daughters] will basically locate an viewers between experts however it is so well-written that it has much to supply the non-specialist."--The Americas

    "Kathryn Sloan has produced a full of life and interesting research that offers vital insights for experts within the fields of women's and gender history."--A Contracorriente
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  • Download Marie Marvingt: A l'aventure du sport (Mouvements des by Françoise BARON BOILLEY PDF

    By Françoise BARON BOILLEY

    Marie Marvingt (1875-1963) est une des premières femmes françaises à investir au début du XXe siècle le champ des activités sportives (alpinisme, ski, bobsleigh, patinage, cyclisme, natation, aviation) Alors que le rôle de los angeles femme est exclusivement dévolu à los angeles maternité et à l'entretien du lobby, elle se lance à los angeles conquête de documents et d'exploits qui feront d'elle une héroïne de l. a. Belle époque. Son histoire interpelle le modèle de l. a. féminité et du style tel qu'ils ont été définis à los angeles Belle époque.
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  • Download The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyong: The Autobiographical Writings by JaHyun Kim Haboush,Dorothy Ko PDF

    By JaHyun Kim Haboush,Dorothy Ko

    girl Hyegyong's memoirs, which recount the chilling homicide of her husband by way of his father, shape the best identified and most well-liked classics of Korean literature. From 1795 till 1805 girl Hyegyong composed this masterpiece, depicting a courtroom lifestyles Shakespearean in its pathos, drama, and grandeur. provided in its social, cultural, and ancient contexts, this primary entire English translation opens a door right into a international teeming with conflicting passions, political intrigue, and the day-by-day preoccupations of a deeply clever and articulate woman.

    JaHyun Kim Haboush's exact, fluid translation captures the intimate and expressive voice of this consummate storyteller. Reissued approximately 20 years after its preliminary ebook with a brand new foreword via Dorothy Ko, The Memoirs of woman Hyegyong is a distinct exploration of Korean selfhood and a rare instance of autobiography within the premodern era.
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  • Download Quand la médiatisation fait genre: Médias, transgressions et by Arnaud Alessandrin,Laetitia Biscarrat,Karine PDF

    By Arnaud Alessandrin,Laetitia Biscarrat,Karine Espineira,Maud-Yeuse Thomas

    Partant du postulat que les médias contribuent activement à los angeles fabrique du style, ce quantity prend pour hypothèse de travail l'existence de représentations médiatiques qui dérogent aux représentations de style hégémoniques. Véritables « applied sciences de style », les médias participent de l. a. replica et du maintien d'assignations de style. Il s'agit d'interroger los angeles fabrique du style au travers de sa négociation, voire du conflit et de l'altérité.
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  • Download Infertility in Early Modern England (Early Modern History: by Daphna Oren-Magidor PDF

    By Daphna Oren-Magidor

    This booklet explores the reviews of people that struggled with fertility difficulties in 16th and seventeenth-century England. Motherhood used to be important to early glossy women’s identification and was once even visible as their route to salvation. To a lesser volume, fatherhood performed a tremendous function in developing right masculinity. while childbearing failed this was once obvious not just as a scientific challenge yet as a private emotional crisis. Infertility in Early smooth England highlights the reports of early glossy infertile undefined: their hope for kids, the social stigmas they confronted, and the ways in which social constructions and non secular ideals gave intending to infertility. It additionally describes the equipment of treating fertility difficulties, from home-remedies to water remedies. delivering a multi-faceted view, the e-book demonstrates the centrality of faith to each element of early glossy infertility, from figuring out to therapy. It additionally highlights the ways that infertility unsettled the social order via putting into query the gendered different types of femininity and masculinity.
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