By Denise Riley

ISBN-10: 0816617309

ISBN-13: 9780816617302

'A vintage of feminist highbrow background. Am I That identify? is a kind of Anglo-American finish of innocence for somebody who attempts to talk of 'women.' Riley makes the note run, in view that she can't make it stand nonetheless. She deals a background of the way feminism has confronted its paradoxical core.' - Voice Literary complement crucial examining for philosophers, historians, and feminist theorists.' - historical past evaluate of Books

Show description

Read or Download "Am I That Name?". Feminism and the Category of 'Women' in History PDF

Similar women in history books

Reign of Cleopatra by Stanley M. Burstein PDF

Клеопа́тра VII Филопа́тор (др. -греч. Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ, sixty nine — 30 гг. до н. э. ) — последняя царица эллинистического Египта из македонской династии Птолемеев (Лагидов). Прославлена благодаря драматической истории любви к римскому полководцу Марку Антонию, покончила жизнь самоубийством, чтобы не стать пленницей первого римского императора Октавиана Августа.

Download e-book for iPad: The Inquisition of Francisca: A Sixteenth-Century Visionary by Francisca de los Apostoles

Encouraged by means of a sequence of visions, Francisca de los Ap? stoles (1539-after 1578) and her sister Isabella tried in 1573 to prepare a beaterio, a lay neighborhood of pious ladies dedicated to the spiritual lifestyles, to provide prayers and penance for the reparation of human sin, specifically these of corrupt clerics.

Read e-book online Women's lacrosse: a guide for advanced players and coaches PDF

Women's lacrosse is among the fastest-growing activities within the usa. As stick know-how advances, athleticism raises, and principles and rules adapt, even the main skilled gamers and coaches have to preserve present on all features of the sport. Janine Tucker, head women's lacrosse trainer on the Johns Hopkins college, and Maryalice Yakutchik, a author and previous lacrosse participant, right here provide the last word advisor to women's lacrosse.

Read e-book online Staging Philanthropy: Patriotic Women and the National PDF

Staging Philanthropy is a historical past of women's philanthropic institutions in the course of Germany's "long" 19th century. Challenged by way of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic profession and battle, dynastic teams in Germany made group welfare and its security a part of newly-gendered social duties, sponsoring a community of nation women's institutions, philanthropic associations, and nursing orders that have been ultimately coordinated by means of the German crimson pass.

Additional resources for "Am I That Name?". Feminism and the Category of 'Women' in History

Sample text

19 The next pair of Orations elaborate the struggle towards equality on the one hand, and the insistence on the natural superiority of women within their differences on the other: Since all terrestrial Imitations ought to Ascend to the Better, and not to Descend to the Worse, Women ought to imitate Men, as being a degree in Nature more Perfect, than they Themselves, and all Masculine Women ought to be as much praised as Effeminate Men to be Dispraised, for the One advances to Perfection, the other Sinks to Imperfection, that so by our Industry we may come at last to Equal Men both in Perfection and Power.

On the contraJy, ~ the authenticity of 'the social' is called into question in itself, it cannot function as a neutral site upon which progress or reaction may win the day. Instead we could look critically at what Jelfre}' Minson has called 'The ideal of the social as a secular greaterthan-that-which-cannot-be-thoughf13 - as a potential earthly heaven which is open to the play of perpetual transformability because of its very apartness from the individual who is 'in' it. ' offers a total geography for comprehension and refonn, 'Women' and other sociological categories, arrayed in groups, stretch out 'in' this vast space.

8 Other fonns of installing them in society were more problematic. :ed th~m d~ econvmic. 9·The economic assignation of 'women' continued to be uncertain, but their status as elevating agents was simpler and less troubling. The development of concepts of class generally perpetuated the familiar bifurcation of 'women': into 'human', the aspect which was tractable for theorisation, and into 'different', the aspect which was notoriously less so. What did change the concept of 'women' by furnishing it with a new terrain was not so much class, which multiplied the old ambiguities as it refurbished them, but 'the social'.

Download PDF sample

"Am I That Name?". Feminism and the Category of 'Women' in History by Denise Riley

by Donald

Download e-book for iPad: "Am I That Name?". Feminism and the Category of 'Women' in by Denise Riley
Rated 4.51 of 5 – based on 38 votes