Bodies in Resistance: Gender and Sexual Politics in the Age of Neoliberalism

Bodies in Resistance: Gender and Sexual Politics in the Age of Neoliberalism

by Wendy Harcourt (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137477798
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Series: Gender, Development and Social Change
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Wendy Harcourt is Associate Professor in Critical Development and Feminist Studies at the International Institute of Social Sciences of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Hague, The Netherlands. She joined the ISS in November 2011 after 20 years at the Society for International Development, Rome, Italy, as Editor of the journal Development and Director of Programmes. She has edited 10 books and won the FWSA prize in 2010 for her book Body Politics in Development.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Wendy Harcourt, Silke Heumann and Marjan Radjavi.- Section I The Politics of Place: Gender, movements and bodies.- 1. Politics of Place at the Women’s School of Madrid: Experiences around Bodies and Territory; Juliana Flórez Flórez, Guisella Lara Veloza, Patricia Veloza Torres, Manuela Cardozo García and Claudia Espejo.- 2. Reclaiming the right to become Other-Women in Other-places: The Politics of Place of The Ecologist Women of La Huizachera Cooperative, Mexico; Daniela M. Gloss.- 3. Moments of Movements Intersection in India: Informing and Transforming Bodies in Movements; Manisha Desai.- 4. Contesting bodies in the constitutional debate over equal citizenship rights in Nepal; Kumud Rana.- 5. Embodying Change in Iran: Volunteering in Family Planning as a Practice of Justice; Marjan Radjavi.- 6. Neoliberal body politics: feminist resistance and the abortion law in Türkey; Cevahir Özgüler and Betul Yarar.- 7. Transgendered bodies as subjects of feminism: a conversation on the inclusion of transpersons in the Nicaraguan feminist movement; Silke Heumann, Ana V. Portocarrero and Camilo Antillón Najlis.- Section II Points of View on gender politics, rights and bodies in resistance.- 8.The Development Industry and the Co-optation of body politics; Wendy Harcourt.- 9. An Intergenerational trialogue around global body politics; Sara V. Coumans, Wendy Harcourt and Loes Keysers.- 10. Post-What? Some Reflections on global advocacy and its disconnects: The Cairo Legacy and the post-2015 agenda; Rishita Nandagiri.- 11.Where are the Men? Reflections on manhood, masculinities and gender justice; Jan Reynders.- 12. Body Politics, Human Rights and Public Policies in Brazil: A conversation with Jacqueline Pitanguy.- 13. Some Thoughts on new epistemologies in Latin American Feminisms; Virginia Vargas.- 14. Inquiring Bodies and Lines of Resistance: The Subject in Porn Research; Karen Gabriel.- 15. An American’s view of trans*emergence in Africa and feminist responses; Chloe Schwenke.-

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