Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads

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Womena€™s studies programs and departments face ongoing fall-out from an economic crisis in higher education. Taking the form of budget-cuts, reduction of faculty lines and other resource allocations, for some programs and departments it has meant at best, a loss of disciplinary autonomy through consolidation, and at worst, academic foreclosure. Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads articulates a politics of commitment, hope, and possibility wrought in the coming-together of a group of feminist women and mena€”across racial, cultural, nation/state, sexual, and gender differencesa€”during a tough budgetary time threatening Womena€™s Studies programs across the nation. This anthology affirms the continued necessity of bridge-building alliances in womena€™s studies and contemplates with promise the theory and practice of feminist solidarity forged through the course of its production. While the essays in this book display a complex diversity of feminist thought and modes of intersectional strategies, they reflect a unity of comradery and a spirit of collectivity so necessary for these turbulent times.McAdams, D.P. 1994. Can personality change? Levelsof stability and growth inpersonality across the life span. In Can personality change?, ed.T. Heatherton andJ. Weinberger, 299a€“313. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Title:Feminist Solidarity at the Crossroads
Author:Kim Marie Vaz, Gary L. Lemons
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-03-12


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