Thinking Differently: A Reader in European Women's Studies

Thinking Differently: A Reader in European Women's Studies

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ISBN-13: 9781842770030
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 01/18/2003
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Gabriele Griffin is professor of women’s studies at the University of York.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Configuring European Women's Studies - Gabriele Griffin, with Rosi Braidotti

PART 1: WOMEN AS SOCIAL AND POLITICAL ENTITIES
1. Feminist Perspectives on the European Welfare State - Harriet Silius
2. Single Women - Tuula Gordon
3. Women's Human Rights, Equal Opportunities and Biopolitics in Europe - Marina Calloni

PART 2: CULTURE AND SIGNIFICATION
4. Space and Women's Culture - Liana Borghi
5. European Feminine Identity and the Idea of Passion in Politics - Elena Pulcini and Luisa Passerini
6. Psychoanalysis and Feminism: A European Phenomenon - Maria Serena Sapegno

PART 3: IDENTITY, SUBJECTIVITY AND DIFFERENCE
7. Europe after 1989: The Ethnic Wars, Fascistization of Civil Society and Body Politics in Serbia- Zarana Papic
8. Identities under Threat on the Eastern Borders - Svetlana Slapsak
9. Identity, Subjectivity and Difference: A Critical Genealogy - Rosi Braidotti

PART 4: RACE AND ETHNICITY
10. Feminism and Anti-semitism - Liliane Kandel
11. Diasporic Subjects and Migration in Europe- Sandra Ponzanesi
12. Whiteness and European Situatedness - Gabriele Griffin with Rosi Braidotti

PART 5: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN - EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES
13. Violence against Women in the European Context: Histories, Prevalences, Theories - Carol Hagemann-White
14. Sexual Violence and Ethnic Cleansing - Attacking the Family - Lisa Price
15. Violence, Militarism and War - Jalna Hanmer

PART 6: SEX/GENDER TERMINOLOGY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS
16. The Uses and Abuses of the Sex/Gender Distinction in European Feminist Practices - Rosi Braidotti

PART 7: THE RISES AND FALLS OF WOMEN'S MOVEMENTS IN EUROPE
17. Introduction: Women's Movements and Feminist Research - Ute Gerhard
18. The History of the Feminist Movement in France - Fran‡oise Picq
19. The Women's Movement in Germany - Ute Gerhard
20. The Feminist Movement in Italy - Andreina de Clementi
21. Three Waves of Feminism in Denmark - Drude Dahlerup
22. Histories of the Women's Movements in Norway - Beatrice Halsaa
23. The History of the Hungarian Women's Movement - Andrea Pet”
24. Lacking integration: The Relationship between the Women's Movement and Gender/Women's Studies in the Transitional Slovenia - Renata Scribar
25. Women's Associations and Education in Spain - Maria Suarez Lafuente

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