One--realizes her significance and desires rights
Individual--representative of the whole race and not self
Reaches people emotionally
Can call culture into question
Danger and seduction of the mainstream
challenged by women outside of US
ignores histories of colonialism and imperialism
assumes feminism will look the same everywhere
heterogeneity of contexts
histories of colonialism/imperialism
simultaneity of race, class, gender, etc
Connections among and between nation-states
Domination through conquest (Created binaries civilized vs. uncivilized; progressive vs. backwards)
Used global sisterhood concept to raise money in Cambodia but learned local customs
Cambodia sex workers are examples of what?
Feminization of Poverty
Our ideal man= a warrior
Separate spheres ideology
boys and girls are separated from early age
Male achievements > Female achievements
What do I NOT know?
Why should I worry?
Who is being held responsible for the problem?
Are women being treated like a homogeneous (not heterogeneous) group?
Employers of low skilled black women assume they are single mothers (thus unreliable) so they discriminate
Index of Dissimilarity
Media Representation of feminists
Focus on Individuals
Divide and Conquer (feminism leaves out poor women)
Pivoting the Center
Agency within Constraint
Modern form of prejudice (especially in mass media)