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praxis

 [prak´sis]
the conception and planning of a new action in response to an environmental demand.
feminist praxis praxis done from a belief system involving ideas of mutual nurturance, nonviolence, and small groups working for change, with attention to emotions, communal life, reciprocity, and the development of persons over time. See also feminist theory.

prax·is

(prak'sis),
The performance of an action.
[G. praxis, action]

praxis

Etymology: Gk, action
1 a concept that deals with actions and overt behavior or the performance of an action to the exclusion of metaphysical thought.
2 the ability to plan and then execute movement.

prax·is

(prak'sis)
occupational therapy Conception and planning of a motor act in response to an environmental demand.
[G. praxis, action]

praxis

1. Action.
2. The ability to perform skilled actions.

prax·is

(prak'sis)
The performance of an action.
[G. praxis, action]
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If in our future research we plan to explore whether any of these political commitments are repeated across other programs, it may be that the four areas of curricular change set out by Hobbs and Rice in the first year course can inform how we also understand the goals of feminist praxis in WGS.
Further and more detailed research is required to consider how the four major curricular shifts suggested by Hobbs and Rice (2011) may map onto these two pedagogical approaches to feminist praxis.
The lack of a clearly defined role for consciousness in Misciagno's account of de facto feminist praxis stems in part from her ambiguous use of the term "ideology.
Similarly, socialist feminist praxis remains obscured in The Politics of Women's Studies: Testimony from Thirty Founding Mothers.
7) To the contrary, in the early years of women's liberation, socialist feminist praxis did not follow an orthodox set of ideas.
Not only are we comprised of and surrounded by technological networks of the kind Haraway and Latour describe, but the feminist praxis we comprehend increasingly references technological rhetorics as well.
The relationship between feminist praxis and trans subjectivities within and beyond academe is fraught with tensions.
As they mutually regard the possibility that a feminist hegemony is developing in the Western academy they describe the years of disregard women experienced in the practice of geography and its pedagogy, the rising of postmodernism and feminist empirics, the balance of the margins and the mainstream, the challenge of feminist schools of thought within geography, languages of collaboration, and the development of spaces for feminist praxis, using international case studies.
7, October 2006: Special issue: "The Politics of Rights--Dilemmas for Feminist Praxis.
Helen Stratford's discussion paper, "Micro-Strategies of Resistance," also draws upon Foucauldian thought and argues that his model of power/spatial relations is useful for understanding feminist praxis.
Eisa Davis claims the hip-hop community, too often dismissed as hopelessly sexist, as a site that nurtures her Black feminism/womanism, while Elizabeth Mitchell rejects a feminist praxis based on "feminine" qualities of empathy, care, or community building for a feminism in which "we .
The final papers address contemporary cultural analysis address the juncture between cultural sociology and feminism, feminist praxis, popular music, and cultural citizenship within consumerism.

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