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Feminism, Community, and Communication by Mary E. Olson

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages162
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Open LibraryOL8152294M
ISBN 100789011514
ISBN 109780789011510

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  Feminism, Community, and Communication rethinks therapy, research, teaching, and community work with a renewed emphasis on collaboration, intersubjectivity, and the process of communication as a world-making and identity-making activity. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Feminism, community, and communication. New York: Haworth Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Feminism, community, and communication (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type. Feminism, Women's Agency, and Communication in Early Twentieth-Century China: The Case of the Huang-Lu Elopement (Chinese Literature and Culture in the World) 1st ed.

Feminist Communication Theory is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses on feminist communication, gender and communication, communication theory, speech, rhetoric, and mass communication. The book will also be of interest to feminist scholars in a variety of disciplines, as well as students and scholars in Women's Studies and Cultural. Feminism and Community. Book Description: "Construing 'community' extremely broadly, from personal friendship to global dreams, this imaginative collection reveals the diversity of women's experiences in both traditional and feminist communities." --Alison M. Jaggar, Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder This rich collection of essays explores a range of feminist perspectives on the importance of community to women's . In this chapter, we provide a closer examination of feminism and its relevance and application to community engagement (CE). Feminism is not new to CE. The “disciplining” of feminism (Butin, ) in the academy, having taken root in women’s studies, . This entry provides an overview of feminist theoretical work in communication, with emphasis on media studies and rhetoric. After an introduction focusing on the historical development of these theories and their emphases, the work is divided into three main sections: gendered content and dominant ideology, objectification and the male gaze, and the third wave and postfeminism.

Feminism in Community focuses on feminist challenges to lead, learn, and participate in nonprofit organizations, as well as their efforts to enact feminist pedagogy through arts processes, Internet fora, and critical community engagement. Feminist theory is founded on three main principles (Ropers-Huilman, ). 1. Women have something valuable to contribute to every aspect of the world. 2. As an oppressed group, women have been unable to achieve their potential, receive rewards, or gain full participation in society. 3. Feminist research should do more than critique, but. ) It is in response to this absence that Dalit Feminism, Black Feminism; Third World Feminism et al came up roaring in the second half of the 20 th century. ) The 21 st century Third Feminist Wave has seen the rise of Liberal Feminism and New Age Feminism, which have a totally different discourse. These strands denounce structuralism and. According to this approach, which typically equates “feminism” with “feminist theory,” “liberal feminists” such as Betty Friedan (see Significant Others, p. ), focus on how political, economic, and social rights can be fully extended to women within contemporary soci-.