Global Feminism Transnational Women"s Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights by Myra Ferree

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  • Feminism,
  • Human rights,
  • Transnationalism,
  • International cooperation,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory

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Number of Pages325
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Open LibraryOL8044954M
ISBN 100814727352
ISBN 109780814727355

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Liberal feminism is aimed at breaking down gender roles, ridding society of gender discrimination and distinguishing between socially constructed gender and biological sex. Some liberal feminists promote the adoption of androgyny, others call for monoandrogyny that incorporates the best of female and male attributes and some endorse.

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In many parts of the global south, women are rejecting the baggage that comes with western feminism. I believe this has to do with how it has. Today Jana Byars talks to Lucy Delap, Reader in Modern British and Gender History at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, about her new book Feminisms: A Global History (University of Chicago Press, ).

This outstanding work, available later this year, takes a thematic approach to the topic of global feminist history to provide a unified vision that maintains appropriate .Transnational feminism has been critical to feminist theorizing in the global North over the last few decades.

Perhaps due to its broad terminology, transnational feminism can become vague and dislocated, losing its ability to name specific critiques of and responses to empire, race, and globalization that are emboldened by its transnational remit.

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