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Bell Hooks Class Matter
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For years, people have been discriminated against based on their racial status and social/economic class in society. This ideology is referred to as classism and it has brought about separation in… Regardless of these movements, classism continues to exist in society and many authors are trying to create awareness by discussing the topic. This essay analyses…
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Talking Back by Bell Hooks
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The present report "Talking Back by Bell Hooks" dwells on the ideas depicted in the above-mentioned book. According to the text, in Talking Back, Hooks investigates feminist theory in an accessible style and grounds her discussion in personal testimony. … Bell Hooks shows that contemporary feminist thought is often grounded in white…
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Bell Hooks, Talking Back and Female Writers
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One of the primary messages in Bell Hooks' essay "Talking Back" is the concept that talking back or responding in any way other than submission to authority figures meant she was daring to disagree or express an opinion as if she were an equal to the person she is talking with. … Bell Hooks starts off the discussion by blatantly writing about women's lack of…
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Bell Hooks, Black Women: Shaping Feminist Theory
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The reason why I have selected Bell Hooks for this essay is that she has effectively covered every aspect of gender and sexuality among the Black women of the 70’s and how the American culture treated and oppressed them. The content of the book revolves around women, gender… However, Hooks has highlighted the other aspect of the American culture and society…
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The will to change-Bell Hooks review
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A will to change by Bell Hooks is a text that bears significant theoretical contribution in the sense that it offers lessons to men in particular about the aspect of loving and being loved. In essence, the author reveals that the most crucial aspect of loving and being loved as… In this sense, it adds to the development of sociological thought by mainly…
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Salvation: Black People and Love By: Bell Hooks; Chapters 6,9: Mama Love; Heterosexual Love
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The three main issues are the Black woman as a sexual object, the Black woman’s difficulty in self love, and the myth of the willing matriarchal Black woman. Black women have been seen as… Black womn who survived rape with any dignity was seen, “as superhuman, animalistic, and monstrous” (hooks 95). Even older Black women would turn on the victim, leading to…
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The analysis of Eminems lyrics
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This essay talks about the Eminem's lyrics that make use of traditional negative ideas about women and depict women as whores, sluts, drunks, unfit mothers, unequal to men, and helpless. The paper also analyzes the reasons why these ideas are emerging in his songs.… The essay "The analysis of Eminem’s lyrics" analyzes the reasons that in Eminem's lyrics he…
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Gender Definitions, Racism and Class Theories
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This essay talks about the theories by Judith Butler and Bell Hooks which are both challenging popular feminist notions about gender definitions, racism, and class within the folds of feminist ideology. Both types of theories challenge the preset notions of a woman.… The essay "Gender Definitions, Racism and Class Theories" talks about the theories by Judith…
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Summaary
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Bell Hooks as an academic and an intellectual person, lays emphasis on popular cultural trends which decode or become foundation of racism of any kind. She lays the responsibility mainly on the media, which is promoting racism of gender, ethnicity and race. Though people don’t… People belonging from different backgrounds can only maintain balance, when they…
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Ethnic Studies Essay
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Gloria Jean Watkins was born September 25, 1952 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. She is an African American intellectual, whose negative educational experience inspired her to develop a strong feminist activism, and to write over thirty books where she promotes communication and literacy as fundamental elements to develop healthy relationships and communities, and community and love as the basis to overcome class and gender barriers. …
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WOMEN STUDIES
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The critique most often leveled at second-wave American feminism, apart from specious and absurd lines about bra-burning, is that it was essentially a movement for the liberation of middle-class white women. While this is an oversimplification, there is certainly a grain of… story shows that feminism responds to criticism from within, and as a movement has…
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Engaging With Critique: Feminism and classism
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The critique most often leveled at second-wave American feminism, apart from specious and absurd lines about bra-burning, is that it was essentially a movement for the liberation of middle-class white women.… The issue of class and its relationship to feminism is one such intersection, and one deserving of specific examination as to its nature and history.…
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Talking Back
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In an overview, Hooks provides an insightful analysis of the topic of feminist consciousness. She provides a comprehensive description of this concept. She also talks about self-recovery as well as how to overcome white… She describes how she was brought up in the Southern, which was dominated by male dominance. In her own words, Hooks narrates that she grew…
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Woman, Women and Feminism in Selected Works of Marjane Satrapi
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Each of the female writers sprang from different backgrounds but with common denominator: all are women and they have experienced marginalization – Marjane Satrapi is a Muslim from Iran, bell hooks is a Black American and Silvia Federici is Italian. … The Witch Hunts were done to elicit fear and terror and to accept capitalism without resistance. The book…
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Abortion and Women Identities
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In this paper we shall discuss the effects of abortion on women identities, to understand the impacts of this controversial topic we have selected two movies “Lake of Fire” and “Vera Drake” in which practice of abortion has been shown.… Abortion is a deliberate murder of growing baby in women`s womb. In America, it is considered as legal act since 1973 because…
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The image of hip hop
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It can shock you and can drive you crazy with shame, with reality and with responsibility. It works as a slap on your face when you go wrong. And to tell the truth, you need a… Born during the 70’s and still going strong after thirty years, Hip Hop is here to stay. Slowly and steadily, Hip Hop has gained acceptance and now is followed…
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Reading respond of "Harvard Educational Review"
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I lack adequate adjectives to express how much insightful the articles screams. However, as much as most her views are candidly… this reason that compels me further to give what in my opinion can be the correct antibiotics to the contemporary issues expressed that are and have emerged in our society (Michael, 52). Pepi’s opinion that those in power are using…
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Love and marrage for normal people and gay &lesbian marrige
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For example the need of feeding our bodies, and the need of sleeping. We cannot ignore that without obeying our body needs; we might be the major reason to begin a disease or failing of our immune system. However, a highlighted… In your childhood, age all what you ask your parents for is love. A trophy for a little child is a kiss. In addition, when you get…
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Segregation in the 21st Century
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This paper "Segregation in the 21st Century" will discuss how the media, politics, and culture have kept the United States of America segregated in different meanings, even though segregation is not politically correct or popular in contemporary society.… The media perpetrates segregation or white supremacy at every turn.  Social stereotypes also prevail…
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The gaze in art and popular culture
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The Dynamics of Gaze Class University Date Gaze or the concept of how the audience saw people in a presentation, either in a film advertisement or a music video, sprouted several theories and interpretations about the dynamics and identity issues it produced in relation to the viewer.… One of the pioneers in the study of gaze within the context of films is…
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Womens Studies:Lesson7 Critical Reflection Essay
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Even though a lot of variant views are held by our societies when it comes to “sex” and “sexual activity” of women, not enough care has been given to define just what exactly having sex is and what it entails. Mostly, society goes by the heterosexual definition of it,… ates that it is because feminism questioned the prevalent sexual norms that women were…
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Family Portrait: Views on Feminism & Gender
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She is a personal confidant, who has contributed to my growth. She is a confident woman with a distinguished personality. She is compassionate, shrewd and very reasonable. I particularly chose her to be my… Aunt describes herself as a fearless, outspoken, respectful and very opinionated woman. She believes that she can be a friend, sister, mother and aunt to…
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Consumer Culture
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The book ‘Where We Stand - Class Matters’ written by Bell Hooks talks about the increasing the distinction between the rich and the poor and how that aspect has affecting the capitalism in United States. The rest of the book talks about the fact how the class matter and… However the case for Thorstein Veblen, he argued the differences of the working class and…
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Summary and Analysis No Name Woman by Maxine Hong Kingston, Both Ain't I A Woman by Sojourner Truth and No Name Woman
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This essay analyses two works such as Both Ain't I A Woman by Sojourner Truth and No Name Woman by Maxine Hong Kingston. As Truth was writing, woman's liberation efforts were beginning. Meanwhile, No Name Woman discusses the story of an aunt who was brutalized by the villagers and killed herself.… But I do know what it is like to be excluded from the…
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Hange and the importance of adapting to a dynamic world
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In The Rise of the Rest, Fareed Zakaria identifies “three tectonic power shifts” (Zarkaria, 2008, 611) in global politics, economics and culture: the ‘Rise of the West’, the ‘Rise of the USA’, and the ‘Rise of the Rest.’ He argues that there is now an unprecedented, truly global growth and political awakening, which challenges the US dominance of the world. …
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