Beyond Gender

Author: Betty Friedan
Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center Press
ISBN: 0943875846
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Argues for a move away from single-issue activism to an economic restructuring to benefit all groups

Beyond Gender Differences

Author: Laurie Russell Hatch
Publisher: Baywood Publishing Company
ISBN: 0895032104
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Putting gender in a lifespan context, Hatch (sociology, U. of Kentucky) atypically accents the gains as well as losses of aging and sex differences in adaptation overall, to the death of a spouse, and to retirement. From the multifactored theoretical perspectives of symbolic interactionism and political economy, she weighs gender role, resource, an

Beyond Gender

Author: M.R. Hyde
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781329644427
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Does God call women into traditional and non-traditional ministry? Can they preach? How have women been used by God in the past? Read an essay on the role of women in Christian history and how the discovery of these women expanded the understanding of the role of women in the Church for the author. Then read sermons about women to further your Biblical understanding of the role of women in Christian leadership.

Refugee Women

Author: Leah Bassel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415603607
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Debates over the headscarf and niqab, so-called 'sharia-tribunals', Female Genital Operations and forced marriages have raged in Europe and North America in recent years, raising the question - does accommodating Islam violate women's rights? The book takes issue with the terms of this debate. It contrasts debates in France over the headscarf and in Canada over religious arbitration with the lived experience of a specific group of Muslim women: Somali refugee women. The challenges these women eloquently describe first-hand demonstrate that the fray over accommodating culture and religion neglects other needs and engenders a democratic deficit. In Refugee Women: Beyond Gender versus Culture, new theoretical perspectives recast both the story told and who tells the tale. By focusing on the politics underlying how these debates are framed and the experiences of women at the heart of these controversies, women are considered first and foremost as democratic agents rather than actors in the 'culture versus gender' script. Crucially, the institutions and processes created to address women's needs are critically assessed from this perspective. Breaking from scholarship that focuses on whether the accommodation of culture and religion harms women, Bassel argues that this debate ignores the realities of the women at its heart. In these debates, Muslim women are constructed as silent victims. Bassel pleads compellingly for a consideration of women in all their complexity, as active participants in democratic life. The book will appeal to students and scholars throughout the social sciences, particularly of sociology, political science and women's studies.

Beyond Gender

Author: Paul Verhaeghe
Publisher: Other Press, LLC
ISBN: 9781590516546
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In this volume, Paul Verhaeghe's lectures on the development of psychoanalytic theory between Freud and Lacan are reproduced as a written work of astonishing versatility, which stands at the vanguard of Lacanian studies. Beyond Gender examines Freud's discovery of the unconscious, and Lacan's elaboration of this discovery as a gap in the subject between what (s)he knows and the real driving forces in the psyche. The implications of this gap are manifold, and their impact on areas of study and practice from gender theory to obsessional neurosis, trauma, hysteria, and dream interpretation are profound. It is Verhaeghe's contention that, far from being the bedrock of gender differentiation, castration masks another anxiety over another, original lack that is beyond gender. This book elaborates the relationship between body and psyche beyond the classic binary opposition. Beyond Gender postulates that the sexual relationship must be re-examined, as does the troublesome notion of gender identity.

God Beyond Gender

Author: Gail Ramshaw
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 0800627741
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The debate about God-language has two opposing extremes. One side maintains that biblical language and masculine pronouns must be retained. The other argues that female imagery for God is preferable. Now Gail Ramshaw presents a third position, urging the inclusion of many images for God, the correction of others, and the total avoidance of any pronouns.