Tag: Gendered

Traumatic States Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile


Nia Parson, "Traumatic States: Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile"
English | ISBN: 0826518958 | 2013 | 248 pages | EPUB | 3 MB
The end of the Pinochet regime in Chile saw the emergence of an organized feminist movement that influenced legal and social responses to gender-based violence, and with it new laws and avenues for reporting violence that never before existed. What emerged were grassroots women’s rights organizations, challenging and engaging the government and NGOs to confront long-ignored problems in responding to marginalized victims.

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Made In Egypt Gendered Identity and Aspiration on the Globalised Shop Floor


Leila Zaki Chakravarti, "Made In Egypt: Gendered Identity and Aspiration on the Globalised Shop Floor"
English | ISBN: 1789205115 | 2019 | 274 pages | EPUB | 5 MB
This ground-breaking ethnography of an export-orientated garment assembly factory in Egypt examines the dynamic relationships between its managers – emergent Mubarak-bizniz (business) elites who are caught in an intensely competitive globalized supply chain – and the local daily-life realities of their young, educated, and mixed-gender labour force. Constructions of power and resistance, as well as individual aspirations and identities, are explored through articulations of class, gender and religion in both management discourses and shop floor practices. Leila Chakravarti’s compelling study also moves beyond the confines of the factory, examining the interplay with the wider world around it.

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Criminalising the Client Institutional Change, Gendered Ideas and Feminist Strategies


Josefina Erikson, "Criminalising the Client: Institutional Change, Gendered Ideas and Feminist Strategies "
English | ISBN: 1786600064 | 2017 | 194 pages | EPUB | 2 MB
In 1998, Sweden was the first country in the world to criminalise the purchase of sexual services, but not the sale of sex. The law represented a new prostitution regime that problematised power relations in prostitution as inherently gendered and hierarchical and made the male buyers of sexual services responsible for the act of prostitution. The Swedish case is critically important to the study of gendered institutional change and has been of empirical interest and global debate.

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Black Lives and Bathrooms Racial and Gendered Reactions to Minority Rights Movements


J. E. Sumerau, "Black Lives and Bathrooms: Racial and Gendered Reactions to Minority Rights Movements "
English | ISBN: 1793609802 | 2020 | 124 pages | EPUB | 2 MB
Black Lives and Bathrooms: Racial and Gendered Reactions to Minority Rights Movements examines how people respond to minority movements in ways that maintain existing patterns of racial and gender inequality. By studying the Black Lives Matter and Transgender Bathroom Access movement efforts, J.E. Sumerau and Eric Anthony Grollman analyze how cisgender white people define minority movements in relation to their existing notions of United States social norms; react to minority movements utilizing racial, classed, gendered, and sexual stereotypes that reinforce racism, sexism, and cissexism in society; and propose ways that racial and gender minorities could gain conditional acceptance by behaving in ways cisgender white people find more comfortable and normal. Throughout this work, Sumerau and Grollman note how assumptions about whiteness and cisnormativity are spread as cisgender white people respond to racial and gender movements seeking social change.

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