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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]

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.
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." Sometimes she casts ideology in the negative Marxist mode, as false consciousness; for example, when she writes about how traditional patriarchal ideology conceals women's oppression from them.
ELLEN CRONAN ROSE is chair of the women's studies department at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she teaches feminist theory and feminist praxis. In a former incarnation, she wrote books and articles on contemporary women writers.
Thus, I continued my feminist praxis in the supposedly more value-neutral discipline of religious studies where I quickly discovered that not all Jewish feminists, even those who study religion, are theologians.
The conversation about reproductive justice continues with a special section entitled "Activist Knowledges" that highlights the relationship among research, scholarship, and feminist praxis. The two articles in this section reflect on the feminist knowledges produced in the context of activism; they discuss not only empirical and theoretical findings but also the process of producing knowledge that furthers reproductive justice.
The topics include a postcolonial perspective of regional literature in Australia, negotiating postcolonial space in Janette Turner Hospital's Oyster, Andrew McGahan's The White Earth as a postcolonial novel, settler colonial biopolitics and postcolonial iterability in Kim Scott's Benang, indigenous feminist praxis and the politics of aboriginality in Alexis Wright's Plains of Promise and Melissa Lucashenko's Steam Pigs, and elaborate forgeries in Rodney Hall's The Second Bridegroom.
Combining musical performance, zine production, irreverent style, and the DIY ethos of punk, Riot Grrrl forged a feminist praxis premised upon social and personal transformation through cultural production and girl community--or, as Riot Grrrl put it, girl love and girl power.
Critical Transnational Feminist Praxis. New York: State University of New York Press, 2010.
Feminist Praxis. Research, Theory and Epistemology in Feminist Sociology.
First, this work has profound theoretical and practical implications for transnational feminist praxis. By confining the study to within the boundaries of the liberal democratic nation, Samantrai forecloses fertile possibilities of examining the global-local processes that sustain and maintain the postimperial nation.
(3) I begin this essay by defining and recovering socialist feminist praxis of the late 1960s and 1970s, Next, I argue that, since its first organizations in 1969, socialist feminist praxis developed theory and practice around race that influenced the agendas of women's liberation and women's studies.
(2) While the Riot Grrrl movement in the United States has largely subsided, residual activist practices connected to the movement remain an important part of contemporary feminist praxis. Ladyfests, Girls Rock Camps and Riot Grrrl Inc.

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