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Theories, beliefs, and practices that seek to understand the views and the effects of views about women's abilities and realities. Hierarchical structures and power inequities have been found to significantly influence the experience of patients and nurses.
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As feminists, we are constantly living out contradictions.
In all these causes, feminists deployed the 'double narrative', using their position as objectified, trafficked and exploited women 'to reclaim their dignity', and to create new identities for themselves as a 'feminist, human rights activist or women's advocate' (p.
5) While the feminists of the 1970s collectively constructed the women's movements without the support of preexisting organizations or an institutional background, young feminists have grown up with established women's movement institutions, such as gender studies programs, governmental and nongovernmental organizations responsible for gender policy, and feminist organizations.
If Purcell wanted to describe opposites coming together, a more accurate portrayal would be feminists playing jump-rope with chauvinists.
The theme of factionalism between radical feminists and liberal feminists, often rooted in differences in tactics and strategy, recurs throughout Radical Feminists.
Sharma proposes that "listening" should be a technique employed by feminists in order to develop new techniques/vocabularies for the future.
The authors are neither polemical nor disparaging in the way they describe various camps of feminist hermeneutics, and they seem to be genuinely interested in understanding what feminists are saying and why they are committed to their views.
We are a grassroots collective of young feminists being creative, innovative, resourceful, and thrifty in order to propel our movement.
Youngkin situates her claims within the realm of liberal feminism because the analysis of women's issues and literary representations in these periodicals is based on "the equality doctrine" (8), which eliminates separate spheres ideology, rather than on the difference-based doctrines of the conservative and radical feminists, which both focus in their own way on sexual morality.
These range from the persisting skepticism of lesbian feminists about people transitioning from male to female, to the personal testimony of transgendered people.
Feminist Art and the Maternal" is a look at motherhood and what it means to feminists and their art.
New feminists say the body of thought promulgated by John Paul II in Evangelium vitae and the apostolic letter Mulieris dignitatem ("On the Dignity and Vocation of Women") allows women to look at themselves in a more holistic way.