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Radical Feminism Gender Troubles

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In this episode, Emma provides an overview of second wave, radical feminism. What does it mean to be a radical feminist, and is this term still useful today? Listen to find out!

Reading list:

Nachescu, Voichita. “Radical Feminism and the Nation: History and Space in the Political Imagination of Second-Wave Feminism.” Journal for the Study of Radicalism, vol. 3, no. 1, 2009, pp. 29–59. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41887617

Leigh Miller, A History of Radical Feminism https://www.sutori.com/story/a-history-of-radical-feminism–Pf5HsUfrBG26boQJdwtLbWUS

Kathie Sarachild, Conciousness Raising Groups: A Radical Weapon, https://vrrws.seriousotters.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Feminist-Revolution-Consciousness-Raising-A-Radical-Weapon-Kathie-Sarachild.pdf

Carol Hanisch, The Personal is Political,  https://webhome.cs.uvic.ca/~mserra/AttachedFiles/PersonalPolitical.pdf

Gillette, Meg. “Modern American Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence.” Twentieth Century Literature, vol. 58, no. 4, 2012, pp. 663–687. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/24247022

***Trigger Warning: This article is explicit, and speaks about sexual violence***  
Andrea Dworkin, Prostitution and Male Supremacy, http://www.nostatusquo.com/ACLU/dworkin/MichLawJourI.html

Erica West, The Pitfalls of Radical Feminism, https://jacobinmag.com/2017/07/radical-feminism-second-wave-class

Roz Kaveney, Woman Enough, https://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2014/07/16/woman-enough

Audre Lorde, The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House, from the book Sister Outsider, https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32951.Sister_Outsider

Barry, Kathleen. “The Underground Economic System Of Pimping.” Journal of International Affairs, vol. 35, no. 1, 1981, pp. 117–127. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/24357006

Barry, Kathleen. “Female Sexual Slavery: Understanding the International Dimensions of Women’s Oppression.” Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 2, 1981, pp. 44–52. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/761856

Crenshaw, Kimberle. “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color.” Stanford Law Review, vol. 43, no. 6, 1991, pp. 1241–1299. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1229039. Accessed 20 Aug. 2021.

In this episode, Emma provides an overview of second wave, radical feminism. What does it mean to be a radical feminist, and is this term still useful today? Listen to find out!

Reading list:

Nachescu, Voichita. “Radical Feminism and the Nation: History and Space in the Political Imagination of Second-Wave Feminism.” Journal for the Study of Radicalism, vol. 3, no. 1, 2009, pp. 29–59. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41887617

Leigh Miller, A History of Radical Feminism https://www.sutori.com/story/a-history-of-radical-feminism–Pf5HsUfrBG26boQJdwtLbWUS

Kathie Sarachild, Conciousness Raising Groups: A Radical Weapon, https://vrrws.seriousotters.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Feminist-Revolution-Consciousness-Raising-A-Radical-Weapon-Kathie-Sarachild.pdf

Carol Hanisch, The Personal is Political,  https://webhome.cs.uvic.ca/~mserra/AttachedFiles/PersonalPolitical.pdf

Gillette, Meg. “Modern American Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence.” Twentieth Century Literature, vol. 58, no. 4, 2012, pp. 663–687. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/24247022

***Trigger Warning: This article is explicit, and speaks about sexual violence***  
Andrea Dworkin, Prostitution and Male Supremacy, http://www.nostatusquo.com/ACLU/dworkin/MichLawJourI.html

Erica West, The Pitfalls of Radical Feminism, https://jacobinmag.com/2017/07/radical-feminism-second-wave-class

Roz Kaveney, Woman Enough, https://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2014/07/16/woman-enough

Audre Lorde, The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House, from the book Sister Outsider, https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32951.Sister_Outsider

Barry, Kathleen. “The Underground Economic System Of Pimping.” Journal of International Affairs, vol. 35, no. 1, 1981, pp. 117–127. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/24357006

Barry, Kathleen. “Female Sexual Slavery: Understanding the International Dimensions of Women’s Oppression.” Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 2, 1981, pp. 44–52. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/761856

Crenshaw, Kimberle. “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color.” Stanford Law Review, vol. 43, no. 6, 1991, pp. 1241–1299. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1229039. Accessed 20 Aug. 2021.

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