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Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul

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supermodels, feminism and democracy (and his bosses aren’t pleased

The choice of Frida Kahlo to look you straight in the eye from the front cover of Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui’s latest book, Democracy and Feminism: Gender, Citizenship and Human Rights, is telling: Although she strongly self-identified with the Mexican culture in which she grew up, Kahlo had a cosmopolitan side to her, including possibly Jewish ancestry, and she has been adopted internationally as a symbol of feminism. So, too, Fogiel-Bijaoui examines the intricate and complex relations between feminism and democracy both locally and internationally, along parameters both historical and contemporary.

The choice of Frida Kahlo to look you straight in the eye from the front cover of Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui’s latest book, Democracy and Feminism: Gender, Citizenship and Human Rights, is telling: Although she strongly self-identified with the Mexican culture in which she grew up, Kahlo had a cosmopolitan side to her, including possibly Jewish ancestry, and she has been adopted internationally as a symbol of feminism. So, too, Fogiel-Bijaoui examines the intricate and complex relations between feminism and democracy both locally and internationally, along parameters both historical and contemporary.

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  • Gunda Werner Institute | Feminism and Gender Democracy

    ""Feminist Agendas and Democracy in Latin America" is a timely intervention in debates that should matter to feminists everywhere. Using freshly collected data, the authors evaluate questions like the impact of gender quotas on politics, the relationship between global feminism and national policies, and the impact of neoliberal restructuring and democratic transition on specific women's movements. Engaging and clear, the essays offer new insights into issues that demand our attention."--Gay W. Seidman, author of "Beyond the Boycott: Labor Rights, Human Rights, and Transnational Activism"

    It is therefore also necessary to discuss net politics, develop positions and intervene in those conflicts from a queer-feminist and intersectional perspective. This study, the main aspects of which have been published here, was compiled in 2012 on behalf of the Gunda Werner Institute for Feminism and Gender Democracy. It outlines perspectives in queer-feminist net politics, summarizes existent gender policy approaches with regard to net politics, and describes the relevant fields from a feminist perspective. Net feminism, i.e. “feminism that uses the Internet as a mediumˮ (Schrupp 2012) is different from net politics from a feminist perspective. Antje Schrupp argues that there is “a certain lack of feminist perspectivesˮ in this area (ibid.). This study aims to fill this gap. Its structure is informed by the following research questions: