Introducción: Involucramientos feministas con la geopolı́tica

Translated title of the contribution: Introduction: Feminist engagements with geopolitics

Deborah P. Dixon, Sallie A. Marston

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Abstract

Here, we introduce a themed set of articles that, using diverse feminist knowledges and practices, aims to expose the force relations that operate through and upon bodies, such that particular 'geopolitical' subjectivities are enhanced, constrained and put to work, and particular corporealities are violated, exploited and often abandoned. The substantive scope of these articles highlights the relevance of such feminist analysis, not as a universalising framework, but as a project of universal reach. The empirical depth of this work, founded upon (variously) a committed period of fieldwork, the careful gathering of lengthy, in situ interviews, participant observation, focus groups, visual methodology and months spent in the archives highlights a complex, feminist ethics of care. Taken as a collection, what we hope these articles make clear are the manifold struggles within feminist analysis in regard to 'researching with' embodiment, agency, passivity, vulnerability, emotion, praxis and care.

Translated title of the contributionIntroduction: Feminist engagements with geopolitics
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)445-453
Number of pages9
JournalGender, Place and Culture
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Corporeality
  • Embodiment
  • Feminist theory
  • Geopolitics
  • Subjectivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Demography
  • Cultural Studies
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

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