Defending Our Dreams Global Feminist Voices for a New Generation

ISBN-10: 1842777270

ISBN-13: 9781842777275

Edition: 2005

Authors: Shamillah Wilson, Kristy Evans, Anasuya Sengupta

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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 10/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction: our dreams, our nightmares, our voices...
Why this book?
What is this book?
Are we really gonna 'make a difference'?
Will dualism tear us apart? The challenges of fragmentation in identity politics for young feminists in the New Global Order
The politics of irreconcilable differences
Why identity, why now?
The fragmenting impact of war and militarization
Fundamentalism's divisiveness
The challenge of globalization and neo-liberal economic restructuring
Divided and conquered?
The role of young feminist voices in overcoming fragmentation
Channelling discourse, effecting change: young women and sexual rights
Changing paradigms and global contexts
Situating young women: sexuality redefined in changing circumstances
Young women reshaping discourse
From tragedy and injustice to rights and empowerment: accountability in the economic realm
Money makes the world go round
Alternatives in the works
Young women using human rights
Incoherence in international law
An economically just future?
Seeking techno-justice
The politics of new technology
What exactly are the 'new technologies'?
New genetic technologies
Robotics, surveillance and military technologies
Information and communication technologies
What does gender have to do with it?
Feminist engagement with science and technology
Making sense of technology and social justice
Ensuring gender justice in a techno-scientific world
Smoke screen or solution? Genetic engineering and food insecurity
Genetic engineering (GE): the answer to food insecurity?
From the green to the gene revolution: can GE really stamp out hunger?
The costs of the new technology
Economic and political agendas
Strategies of resistance
Women's issues and feminist engagement
Struggling against globalization
Supporting ecological farming
Fighting for human women's rights
'You'll know what we are talking about when you grow older': a Third Wave critique of anti-trafficking ideology, globalization and conflict in Nepal
The anti-trafficking movement
Kumari: the virgin goddess
'Rescue': an unviable strategy
A (very small and cramped) room of our own
The missing link: accountable leadership
A changing landscape
New models, new changes
From orphaned china dolls to long-distance daughters: a call for solidarity across borders
The politics of transnational adoption
From a migration of china dolls
The adopted Vietnamese experience
Stepping outside the doll's house: strategies for creating a new world
www.coming? Imaginings on a world of wealth and well-being
The vocabulary and language of poverty (from the archives 200-325 pre-Council; 1880-2005 AD)
The measurement of poverty and strategies of poverty alleviation (from the archives 200-325 pre-Council; 1880-2005 AD)
Feminist perspectives on poverty (from the archives 200-1100 pre-Council; 1105-2005 AD)
Reflections on the World Social Forum as a space for alternative engagements
Promoting inter-movement engagement
Constructing alternative ways of acting
Young women taking on the challenges from within feminist movements
The age of consent
Rooting out injustice: discussions with radical young women in Toronto, Canada
Facing realities in Toronto, Canada
Liisa: the 30 June Committee
Farrah: Project Threadbare
Rachel: Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
Rafeef: Sumoud, a political prisoner solidarity group
Confronting oppression in relation to feminism
Challenges and strengths
A human rights instrument that works for women: the ICC as a tool for gender justice
Achieving women's rights goals
A human rights tool
Young women's activism and the ICC
Limitations of the ICC for women's rights
The way forward
A note from Zakia Afrin
Cyber girls: hello ... are you out there?
Feminists using internet communications differently
The possibilities are endless - but for whom?
The internet as an effective tool for feminists
Working across countries, continents and contexts
'I can't work today, the server is down'
Communication and technology - by feminists, for feminists
Feminine whispers: notes on hysteria and loving commitment
The desiring woman
The overwhelmed man
We exist! Voices of male feminism
Interview with Dean Peacock, Rodney Fortuin, Boitshepo Lesetedi, Dumisani Rebombo, Mbuyiselo Botha and Regis Mtutu
Separation anxiety: the schisms and schemas of media advocacy, or 'Where are you tonight, Langston Hughes?'
'Women's issues' rather than feminism
Isms, schisms and schemas
The identikit and the moment of ambivalence
I wonder if it's that simple ...
Moving the personal to the political: personal struggles as a basis for social justice advocacy
Situating myself
Working with inherent tensions
The origins of an identity
Defining the particular
Surviving the betrayal of ideasl
Moving the personal to the public
Feminist leadership for feminist futures ...
Contemplating the task ahead
Starting with ourselves: the feminist movement's internal challenges
Passing on power - what about the power in sharing?
Relation to other movements - allies or adversaries?
The state and institutions of authority
Moving forward
You wonder why I say I'm feminist 2005
Editors and contributors
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