Feminism and War by Robin Lee Riley, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Minnie Bruce Pratt

By Robin Lee Riley, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Minnie Bruce Pratt

Girls - either inside and with out the USA - are being dramatically laid low with conflict as at present waged by way of that kingdom. yet there was little public house for discussion concerning the advanced dating among feminism, ladies, and U.S. battle. The editors have introduced jointly a various set of students and activists who study the questions raised by means of ongoing U.S. army tasks. those theorists and organizers advance an anti-racist, feminist politics that brings to the foreground an research either one of imperialist energy and types of resistance to it.  The questions they increase contain: what are the consequences of an imperial kingdom kingdom laying declare to women's liberation and did U.S. intervention and invasion in reality bring about liberation for girls in Afghanistan and Iraq?

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Women and Travel : Historical and Contemporary Perspectives by Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore, Erica Wilson

By Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore, Erica Wilson

Women and go back and forth: Historical and modern views is an engaging examine the habit, motivations, stories, and wishes of girls as travelers and travelers, drawing on either ancient and modern eras. unusually little study has explored key matters, reviews, and possibilities within the context of women’s go back and forth. This revealing quantity fills this hole, exploring the discourses, debates, and discussions approximately girls, go back and forth, and tourism.

With a global roster of participants from various areas of the realm, the ebook celebrates various women’s voices. Khoo-Lattimore and Wilson intentionally sought to incorporate nontraditional and non-Western views on women’s trip, with inclusions of Asian solo lady tourists; Islamic ladies visitors and the restrictions put on them; and ladies who can't commute (or decide on, for no matter what cause, a ‘home holiday’).

This enlightening quantity brings jointly students from the extensive components of tourism, hospitality, geography, and rest reports to ascertain how and why ladies commute. The chapters deliver gentle to views from diversified international locations, cultures, backgrounds, and religions, and make the most of varied equipment, methods and varieties of presentation.

Women and commute: Historical and modern views could be of curiosity to lecturers and graduate scholars from a variety of disciplines, together with tourism, relaxation stories, sociology, cultural geography, anthropology, feminist and gender reviews, company, economics and administration; in addition to execs operating within the tourism undefined, rather people with an curiosity in area of interest markets and segmentation.

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