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  • Feminists

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    and more specifically Feminist Theory is; at a first principle, including the tradition of literary study, is a patriarchal one based upon unexamined male-oriented assumptions, habits and values” (CITE LIT BOOK). Furthermore, “Gender critics see their works as correcting the imbalance be recasting gender as a socially constructed norm, not a biological grounding, then analyzing the patriarchal mind-set and combating its practices” (Cite Lit Book). Meaning-in my opinion-feminist theorists are attempting

  • The Global Feminist and the Transnational Feminist

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    and further discussed. Grewal participates in this discourse in her article “'Women's Rights as Human Rights': Feminist Practices, Global Feminism, and Human Rights Regimes in Transnationality”. This paper shall analyze and discuss how Grewal applies previous theoretical concepts related to feminist discourse in order to offer a Transnationalist Feminist critique to the Global Feminist notion of Women's Rights as Human Rights. First and foremost, what are the concepts of Global feminism and Transnational

  • The Feminist Movement: The Waves Of The Feminist Movement

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    Throughout the waves of liberal feminism, there is a new characteristic to be associated with the feminist group. In the first waves, it’s white, married, wealthy women who fit the criteria to be a feminist. The first wave begins in 1900 and ends around 1920, during the times of the Suffragettes. This wave began to introduce the inequalities between men and women, especially relating to voting and education. The second wave began to rise in 1950 which introduced reproductive rights, entitlement

  • Feminist Feminism

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    Feminist theologians are continuously trying to reclaim past female experiences from traditional sources and envision new ideologies and symbols from alternative sources. In terms of reclaiming from traditional sources, feminist theologians either try to create one view of tradition that’s right and not sexist, use non-sexist parts of a given religious text to criticize sexist components, or, if they had enough and understand that their tradition can never be change, they suggest forgetting about

  • The Feminist Theory

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    Feminists rely chiefly on the contention that the traditional analysis of world politics is fundamentally gendered. Gender-sensitive analysis begins with the premise that societal institutions are made by humans and are therefore changeable by humans. Feminists systematically deconstruct the notions traditionally held by realists and taken for granted as how the world works. Gender-sensitive analysis takes many factors into consideration that the realist does not. As history dictates, the world

  • The Feminist Approach

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    Feminist literary criticism is approach that is most concerned with the role of women within the context of literature. This includes how female characters are created and understood within any given text, in addition to the role of female authors and female readers. This paper shall focus on some of the theoretical concepts which have been contributed to the feminist literary discourse. It shall compare and contrast aspects of theory put forth by three prominent feminist critics, while also considering

  • The Contemporary Feminist Movements: The Feminist Movement Of Today

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    really not much to think about the contemporary feminist movement of today, which has seems to be quiet and focused on too many issues, when reading more about it. There is and was more awareness of the past movements that involved Gloria Steinem, Billie Jean King, Jane Fonda, Crystal Lee Sutton ( the real Norma Rae), Susan B. Anthony and Eleanor Roosevelt, to me they had much more of an imprint on women’s issues than those of today. ( 1970) the feminist movement is one of the most powerful social and

  • Feminist Theology

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    belong to the rigid social order of the orthodox church, look like in the twentieth-first century?” When modern feminist theologians look at the text of the scriptures, they are quick to point out neglected aspects of the Word and are quick to challenge the "patriarchal" worldviews and assumptions that many consider to be biblical, but may indeed only be cultural. Evangelical feminists who uphold the integrity of the biblical text as the Word of God have done much to cause the Church to reexamine

  • Feminist Thinking

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    Feminist Thinking It has been said that not everything worth reading is a philosophical argument., and I agree. A glance through the shelves of bookstores, news stands, and libraries will incline one away from the idea that all valuable reading is philosophy. Thoughts back upon experiences that have touched one’s life undoubtedly will include an important novel or story and confirm the original statement. It is also fair to say that people approach literature and philosophy with different expectations

  • feminist theory in development

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    light of feminist theories is essential for creating a positive impact on the society. The focus of this paper is to illustrate the intersection of development policies and feminist theories. The citations also involve feminist critiques of some development approaches. I analyze the development policies formulated for the women in the Global South by exploring the areas of education, economic independence, health and globalization.. The intention behind this paper is to connect the feminist theories