Feminist perspectives on social work practice is a contemporary look at the issues across a wide spectrum, beyond just equal pay for equal work and reproductive rights, with which women struggle on a daily basis. This task force will create and maintain an interactive blog dedicated to facilitating dialogue surrounding popular culture from the perspective of feminist psychology the blog contributors will address feminist themes that arise in film, television, popular books, public figures, music, and music videos the format and content. Introducing feminist perspectives into peace and world security courses j ann tickner many peace researchers are shifting from a focus on state-centric models of military conflict to one that is sometimes referred to as common, or comprehensive, security working in the framework of comprehensive security, they. While all evaluation approaches are laden with their own, often implicit, values, few assert their values as openly as feminist evaluation unlike most gender approaches, feminist evaluation does not provide a framework or advocate a precise approach rather, feminist evaluation is often defined as a way of thinking about.
The thing is, even though the word “feminist” gets thrown around like props at a pool party, it can refer to tons of different kinds of activism, politics, media, art, and critical theory it's usually not about whether you want to send your undergarments up in flames, but it does have a lot to do with trying to understand why a lot of. Gender has to do not only with bodies, and power, but also with the politics of knowledge, and therefore with organizations as containers of different bodies and sexualities, as arenas of power/knowledge, and with organization theory as a system of knowledge representation the contention that the 'organizational theory'. This book features original contributions from feminist theorists on important topics relevant to women's embodied experience in the present day. Feminist theory is the extension of feminism into theoretical or philosophical discourse it aims to understand the nature of gender inequality, and examines women's social roles, experiences, and interests while generally providing a critique of social relations, much of feminist theory also focuses on analyzing gender.
Feminist perspectives on divorce proceed from the ways in which women's positions at divorce systematically differ from men's positions although there has been a large-scale increase in mothers' labor force participation, there has been no corresponding increase in fathers' domestic contributions, and women continue to. The essays in this volume analyse feminism's positioning vis-à-vis international law and the current paradigms of international law the authors argue that, willingly or unwillingly, feminist perspectives on international law have come to be situated between 'resistance' and 'compliance' that is, feminist scholarship aims at. Feminism since its inception in the mid-1800s has branched into many movements, all of which identify themselves as 'feminist,' but vary in their philosophical perspectives cultural feminism this theory believes that there is a distinctive 'male culture' and a 'female culture,' which are different largely due to the differing.
This essay offers a very basic introduction to feminist literary theory, and a compendium of great writers inspire resources that can be approached from a feminist perspective it provides suggestions for how material on the great writers inspire site can be used as a starting point for exploration of or classroom discussion. Feminist research has expanded beyond its origins in women's studies to influence the more traditionally bounded academic disciplines crimi- nology has not been immune to these excursions this paper presents an overview of feminist theory/methods and its applications within select areas of crime and justice studies. A fundamental contribution offered by the feminist approach is that it does not focus exclusively on incestuous abuse within the family in interpreting sexual abuse as a sexual power relationship rooted in differential gender socialisation and male power in patriarchal society, it is able to broaden its focus to. Social workers' feminist perspectives: implications for practice jacqueline enge st catherine university this clinical research paper is brought to you for free and open access by the school of social work at sophia it has been accepted for inclusion in master of social work clinical research papers by an authorized.
Using an historical framework, we document and assess efforts to include women , women's issues, and feminism in community psychology and in the society for community research and action (scra. Am j community psychol 2000 oct28(5):599-630 a history of women and feminist perspectives in community psychology bond ma(1), mulvey a author information: (1)university of massachusetts lowell, usa using an historical framework, we document and assess efforts to include women, women's issues, and. Liesbet van zoonen with the current proliferation and fragmentation of feminist theory and politics, reviewing feminist perspectives on the media has become a hazar- dous task a general overview of the field can hardly do justice to the variety of feminist discourse while advancing one's own particular approach inevi. This course focuses on significant feminist interventions to social theories within the distinct but interrelated spheres of the economic, political, social and sexual as a student of this course, you will be trained in the diversity of the field of feminist theory, including its debates, theoretical contributions and.
The feminist perspective on education liberal feminists celebrate the progress made so far in improving girls' achievement they essentially believe that the ' future is now female' and now that girls are outperforming boys in education, it is only a matter of time until more women move into politics and. Rather than suggest that traditional ir was gender-neutral – that is, that gender and ir were two separate spheres that did not impact on each other – feminist theory has shown that traditional ir is in fact gender-blind feminist scholarship therefore takes both women and gender seriously – and in doing so. This paper seeks to present an incisive discourse on the made contributions made by feminist perspectives in the field of criminology it will illustrate how these perspectives have enhanced our understanding on women as both perpetrators and victims of crime moreover, this paper will examine why prostitution poses a.
Do all feminists have the same beliefs about equality find out in this lesson, where we'll discuss the different types of feminism, as well as. Feminism is said to be the movement to end women's oppression (hooks 2000, 26) one possible way to understand 'woman' in this claim is to take it as a sex term: 'woman' picks out human females and being a human female depends on various biological and anatomical features (like genitalia.
Whereas in hegemonic discourses, military intervention remains an option for conflict management, feminist discussions have developed comprehensive positive models for peace they use the need for security and the experience of violence by individuals – in what only appears to be their private sphere. A good place to situate the start of theoretical debates about women, class and work is in the intersection with marxism and feminism such debates were shaped not only by academic inquiries but as questions about the relation between women's oppression and liberation and the class politics of the left,. This chapter explores the development of feminist perspectives in rural studies it looks at the history of gender in work on rural society and community and charts the shift in work from gender roles and identities to the study of rural femininity and masculinity.