Global Justice and Desire

Queering Economy

Author: Nikita Dhawan,Antke Engel,Christoph H.E. Holzhey,Volker Woltersdorff

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113466124X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

View: 1384

Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both analyzing justice through the lens of desire, and considering desire through the lens of justice, are vital for exploring economic processes. A variety of approaches for capturing the complex and dynamic interplay of justice and desire in socioeconomic processes are taken up. But, acknowledging a complexity of forces and relations of power, domination, and violence – sometimes cohering and sometimes contradictory – it is the relationship between hierarchical gender arrangements, relations of exploitation, and their colonial histories that is stressed. Therefore, queer, feminist, and postcolonial perspectives intersect as Global Justice and Desire explores their capacity to contribute to more just, and more desirable, economies.

The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority

The 'Trials' of Same-Sex Desire

Author: Aleardo Zanghellini

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134066996

Category: Law

Page: 206

View: 3097

While there is no shortage of studies addressing the state’s regulation of the sexual, research into the ways in which the sexual governs the state and its attributes is still in its infancy. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues that there are good reasons to suppose that our understandings of state power quiver with erotic undercurrents. The book maintains, more specifically, that the relationship between ideas of political authority and male same-sex desire is especially fraught. Through a series of case studies where a statesman’s same-sex desire was put on trial (either literally or metaphorically) as a problem for the good exercise of public powers, the book shows the resilience and adaptability of cultural beliefs in the incompatibility between public office and male same-sex desire. Some of the case studies analysed are familiar ground for both political/constitutional history and the history of sexuality. The Sexual Constitution of Political Authority argues, however, that only by systematically reading questions of institutional politics and questions of sexuality through each other will we have access to the most interesting insights that a study of these trials can generate. Whether they involve obscure public officials or iconic rulers such as Hadrian and James I, these compelling fragments of queer history reveal that the disavowal of male same-sex desire has been, and partly remains, central to mainstream understandings of political authority.

ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy

Cycles and Connections

Author: Rosie Harding,Ruth Fletcher,Chris Beasley

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317373847

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 254

View: 7111

Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction, seeks to explore the different dimensions of care that shape social, legal and political contexts. It addresses these dimensions in four key ways. First, the contributions expand contemporary theoretical understandings of the value of care, by reflecting upon established conceptual approaches (such as the ‘ethics of care’) and developing new ways of using and understanding this concept. Second, the chapters draw on a wide range of methods, from doctrinal scholarship through ethnographic, empirical and biographical research methodologies. Third, the book enlarges the usual subjects of care research, by expanding its analysis beyond the more typical focus on familial interconnection to include professional care contexts, care by strangers and care for and about animals. Finally, the collection draws on contributions from academics working in Europe and Australia, across law, anthropology, gender studies, politics, psychology and sociology. By highlighting the points of connection and tension between these diverse international and disciplinary perspectives, this book outlines a new and nuanced approach to care, exploring contemporary understandings of care across law, the social sciences and humanities.

Die Globalisierte Frau

Berichte Aus Der Zukunft Der Ungleichheit

Author: Christa Wichterich

Publisher: Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 9783499222603

Category: Competition, International

Page: 268

View: 7346

Bilder von Sexualität und Ökonomie

Queere kulturelle Politiken im Neoliberalismus

Author: Antke Engel

Publisher: transcript Verlag

ISBN: 3839409152

Category: Social Science

Page: 258

View: 3895

Gibt es eine intime Beziehung zwischen sexueller Freiheit und Marktfreiheit? Bilder dissidenter Sexualität und geschlechtlicher Ambiguität finden sich heute nicht nur in sexueller Subkultur, sondern auch in kommerzieller Werbung. Die entstehenden Überlappungsfelder - queere Diskurse in kommerziellen ebenso wie neoliberale Diskurse in queeren visuellen Produkten - sind Schauplätze kultureller Politiken. Aus einer queeren Perspektive lotet dieser Band das Verhältnis von Sexualität und neoliberaler Ökonomie aus: Wie bedingen sie sich wechselseitig? Fordern sie sich gegenseitig heraus? Die Studie bietet zudem methodische Anregungen zum Einsatz kulturwissenschaftlicher Bildlektüren in sozialwissenschaftlicher Forschung.

Wider die Eindeutigkeit

Sexualität und Geschlecht im Fokus queerer Politik der Repräsentation

Author: N.A

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 9783593371177

Category: Gender identity

Page: 255

View: 8404

(Mis)recognition, Social Inequality and Social Justice

Nancy Fraser and Pierre Bourdieu

Author: Terry Lovell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134137303

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 4786

Nancy Fraser’s work provides a theory of justice from multiple perspectives which has created a powerful frame for the analysis of political, moral and pragmatic dilemmas in an era of global capitalism and cultural pluralism. It has been developed through dialogue with key contemporary thinkers, including an extended critical exchange with Axel Honneth that touches importantly upon the work of the late Pierre Bourdieu on social suffering. All the essays collected here engage with the work of one or both of these thinkers’. They consider some of the conceptual and philosophical contentions that Fraser’s and Bourdieu’s models have provoked, and offer some compelling examples of their analytical power.

Wir Tiere


Author: Justin Torres

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 3641103177

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 6132

Gewalt und Mitleid, Pathos und Humor – die aufregendste junge Stimme aus den USA Drei Brüder schlagen sich durch ihre Kindheit: Sie bewerfen sich gegenseitig mit Tomaten, bauen aus Müllsäcken Drachen, verstecken sich, wenn sich die Eltern anschreien, dreschen auf Paps und Ma ein, wenn diese lachen. Die Eltern, nur wenig älter als ihre Kinder, stammen aus Brooklyn – er ist Puerto Ricaner, sie eine Weiße –, und ihre Liebe ist eine ernsthafte, gefährliche Sache, die die Familie zusammenschweißt, sie aber auch immer wieder zerreißt. Laut ist es in diesem Haushalt und leidenschaftlich, die Jungs sind immer hungrig und wollen mehr: mehr Fleisch, mehr Krach, mehr Wärme, mehr Leben. »Wir Tiere« erkundet die ungestümen Jahre des Erwachsenwerdens – wie stark wir durch unsere ersten Bindungen geformt und wie wir schließlich mit Fluchtgeschwindigkeit in unsere Zukunft geschleudert werden.

Handbook of LGBT Communities, Crime, and Justice

Author: Dana Peterson,Vanessa R. Panfil

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461491886

Category: Social Science

Page: 587

View: 803

Contemporary scholars have begun to explore non-normative sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in a growing victimization literature, but very little research is focused on LGBTQ communities’ patterns of offending (beyond sex work) and their experiences with police, the courts, and correctional institutions. This Handbook, the first of its kind in Criminology and Criminal Justice, will break new ground by presenting a thorough treatment of all of these under-explored issues in one interdisciplinary volume that features current empirical work.

Progressive Community Organizing

Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World

Author: Loretta Pyles

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136271503

Category: Psychology

Page: 232

View: 4608

The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions, Progressive Community Organizing affirms the practice of issue framing and offers two innovative frameworks that will change the way students of organizing think about their work. Progressive Community Organizing is ideal for both undergraduate and graduate courses focused on community theory and practice, community organizing, community development, and social change and service learning. The second edition presents new case studies, including those of a welfare rights organization and a youth-led LGBTQ organization. There are also new sections on the capabilities approach, queer theory, the Civil Rights movement, and the practices of self-inquiry and non-violent communication. Discussion of global justice has been expanded significantly and includes an account of a transnational action-research project in post-earthquake Haiti. Each chapter contains discussion questions, written and web resources, and a list of key terms; a full, free-access companion website is also available for the book.

Legal gender studies

Author: Andrea Büchler,Michelle Cottier

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783832976804

Category: Equality before the law

Page: 448

View: 1838

Health and Social Justice

Politics, Ideology, and Inequity in the Distribution of Disease

Author: Richard Hofrichter

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780787967338

Category: Medical

Page: 688

View: 6827

Health and Social Justice draws on the growing body of recent literature to offer a comprehensive collection of articles written by a panel of expert contributors who represent a broad range of fields?sociology, epidemiology, public health, ecology, politics, organizing, and advocacy. Each article explores a particular aspect of health inequalities and demonstrates how the sources of health inequalities are rooted in injustices associated with racism, sex discrimination, and social class. This important book examines the political implications of various perspectives used to explain health inequities and explores alternative strategies for eliminating them. Health and Social Justice covers a broad spectrum of topics and Analyzes the politics of health inequities Shows how market values often dominate over collective needs for well-being Examines the politics of methodology and its implications for research and public policy Critiques the ideological implications of contemporary health promotion as a model for public health Reviews approaches that influence the social determinants of health Evaluates strategies drawn from the European experience, and others, aimed at eliminating health inequities Proposes principles for action and research Analyzes the role of the mass media in influencing the conceptualization of public health issues

Friendship as Social Justice Activism

Critical Solidarities in a Global Perspective

Author: Rohit K. Dasgupta

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857424433

Category: Friendship

Page: 232

View: 3735

Friendship as Social Justice Activism brings together academics and activists to have essential conversations about friendship, love, and desire as kinetics for social justice movements. The contributors featured here come from across the globe and are all involved in diverse movements, including LGBTQ rights, intimate-partner violence, addiction recovery, housing, migrant, labor, and environmental activism. Each essay narrates how living and organizing within friendship circles offers new ways of dreaming and struggling for social justice. Recent scholarship in different disciplinary fields as well as activist literature have brought attention to the political possibilities within friendship. The essays, memoirs, poems, and artwork in Friendship as Social Justice Activism address these political possibilities within the context of gender, sexuality, and economic justice movements.

Human Rights

Background, Treaties and Issues

Author: Arthur V. Carrington

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated


Category: Political Science

Page: 164

View: 9514

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights: Background and Issues; Human Rights Treaties: Some Issues for US Ratification; Human Rights Treaties: A Summary of Provisions and Status in the US Ratification Process; Human Rights Treaties: Racial Discrimination, Women's Rights and Children's Rights; Human Rights Conditions and US Concerns; Guatemala's Human Rights Record, 1985 to 1995, and Prominent Recent Human Rights Cases; Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) and Human Rights.

Postkoloniale Theorie

Eine kritische Einführung

Author: María do Mar Castro Varela,Nikita Dhawan

Publisher: transcript Verlag

ISBN: 3839411483

Category: Social Science

Page: 376

View: 2183

Die koloniale Beherrschung stellt ein wirkmächtiges Ereignis solchen Ausmaßes dar, dass es nicht verwundert, dass postkoloniale Studien aktuell zu den einflussreichsten kritischen Interventionen zählen. Postkoloniale Theorie zielt darauf ab, die verschiedenen Ebenen kolonialer Begegnungen in textlicher, figuraler, räumlicher, historischer, politischer und wirtschaftlicher Perspektive zu analysieren. Der Fokus liegt dabei nie auf einzelnen Regionen oder Disziplinen - vielmehr wird versucht, die sozio-historischen Interdependenzen und Verflechtungen zwischen den Ländern des »Südens« und des »Nordens« herauszuarbeiten. Gleichwohl widersetzt sich der Begriff »postkolonial« einer exakten Markierung: Weder bezeichnet er einen spezifisch-historischen Zeitraum noch einen konkreten Inhalt oder ein klar bestimmbares politisches Programm. Diese Einführung eröffnet das weite und dynamische Feld postkolonialer Theoriebildung über eine kritische Debatte der Schriften der drei prominentesten postkolonialen Stimmen - Edward Said, Gayatri Spivak und Homi Bhabha. Die stark überarbeitete und aktualisierte zweite Auflage unterzieht insbesondere die neuen Schriften Spivaks und Bhabhas einer kritischen Würdigung, setzt sich aber auch ausführlich mit den gegenwärtigen Diskussionen um Globalisierung, Religion, Menschenrechte, transnationale Gerechtigkeit, internationales Recht, Entwicklungspolitiken und Dekolonisierung auseinander.

Grundsätze sozialer Gerechtigkeit

Author: David Miller

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 9783593381527

Category: Philosophy

Page: 382

View: 9904

Philosophische Theorien der Gerechtigkeit nehmen die Vielfalt alltäglicher Gerechtigkeitsurteile selten zur Kenntnis. Anders dagegen David Miller: Ausgehend von einer Analyse der Kontexte, in denen die in der Gesellschaft kursierenden Gerechtigkeitsvorstellungen entstehen, zeigt er deren Vielgestaltigkeit – und ihren philosophischen Gehalt. Er identifiziert drei Grundsätze, die allen Vorstellungen von sozialer Gerechtigkeit zugrunde liegen: Bedarf, Verdienst und Gleichheit. Seine zentrale These ist, dass mit den unterschiedlichen Formen menschlicher Beziehungen der jeweilige Stellenwert dieser Grundsätze variiert. Millers klar und unprätentiös geschriebenes Buch verdient es, in einem Atemzug mit den Werken von Rawls und Walzer genannt zu werden. Glanzstücke seiner Argumentation sind unter anderem seine Bemerkungen zur Rolle von Glück bei der Beurteilung von Leistungen für das Gerechtigkeitsempfinden.

My Desire for History

Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Author: Allan Bérubé

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 0807877980

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

View: 1168

This anthology pays tribute to Allan Berube (1946-2007), a self-taught historian and MacArthur Fellow who was a pioneer in the study of lesbian and gay history in the United States. Best known for his Lambda Literary Award-winning book Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II (1990), Berube also wrote extensively on the history of sexual politics in San Francisco and on the relationship between sexuality, class, and race. John D'Emilio and Estelle Freedman, who were close colleagues and friends of Berube, have selected sixteen of his most important essays, including hard-to-access articles and unpublished writing. The book provides a retrospective on Berube's life and work while it documents the emergence of a grassroots lesbian and gay community history movement in the 1970s and 1980s. Taken together, the essays attest to the power of history to mobilize individuals and communities to create social change.

Partyspaß mit Kant


Author: Nicolas Mahler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518466346


Page: 191

View: 1089