Cherchez la Femme, or, The Nanny's Revenge
- Does China Need a Feminism with Chinese Characteristics? Peterman, James // East West Connections;2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p153
The article focuses on concepts of feminism in China. It aims to prove that indigenous Chinese feminist events regarding the oppression of Chinese women must be developed and limited by the outstanding Chinese concept of a human being. It stresses that one way to pursue a Chinese form of...
- "One Scoring System for Men, Another for Women". Uliura, Anna // Russian Studies in Literature;Summer2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p65
The article offers information on the ideas and practices of positive discrimination in the post-soviet Russian literary process. It mentions that there are various kinds of sports metaphors and comparisons used in increasing frequency to point up competitiveness of belles lettres. It cites that...
- How Aggravating! // New Moon;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p42
The article relates several experiences which show how things become unfair to girls and women.
- Stuck under a glass ceiling, I learned to shift for myself. Friedman, Lyssa // Christian Science Monitor;6/13/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 139, p23
Comments that women are not encouraged to drive cars with manual transmissions, and attempts of the author to learn how to drive a car with a stick shift.
- Squeezing the little Preston out of my brain. Wood, Heather O. // Canadian Dimension;Jun/Jul95, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p35
Reflects on the different aspects of feminist struggles. Evidence of race and class bias on article entitled `Mothers Are Women'; Discrimination against minority women that brings about a loss of esteem; Neo-conservatism indicating superiority to others particularly to minority women.
- Dubious value of affirmative action, with emphasis on making up for past discrimination. Eisenman, Russel // Psychological Reports;Jun96, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p1353
Presents the ideological basis of the feminist argument that the special treatment being granted to women now is a make up for past discrimination against them. Assumptions of affirmative action for protected groups; Argument for group rights instead of equal opportunity individual rights;...
- THE TRIALS OF BEING FEMALE IN PUBLIC. LIPPMAN, LAURA M. // Voice Male;Fall2014, Vol. 18 Issue 64, p31
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of female discrimination.
- Dance Halls, Masquerades, Body Protest and the Law: The Female Body as a Redemptive Tool Against Trinidad's Gender-Biased Laws. Alexandre, Michele // Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy;Spring2006, Vol. 13, p177
The article discusses the bodies of women as tools for redemption against sexism and patriarchy. In Trinidad and Tobago, there exist laws that perpetuate society's widespread stereotypes of women's bodies as well as imply the sexual profiling of women. Women in Trinidad have continued to use...
- Gender Bias Within the Law School: 'The Memo' and its Impact. McIntyre, Sheila // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;1987-1988, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p362
This article, which reproduces the faculty "memo" in which Sheila McIntyre chronicles incidents of sexism and anti-feminism she observed and experienced during her first year of law teaching, offers the institutional background to these incidents, reconstructs what she learned in the process of...