From the “Exchange of Women” to “Gendered Competition”
· by Robin James · in capitalism, classical liberalism, competition, exchange, feminism, Foucault, gender, gender system, Irigaray, neoliberalism, patriarchy, Rubin, traffic in women, Women on the Market
This is a collection of rudimentary thoughts from last night’s Feminist Philosophy class. We read Gayle Rubin’s “The Traffic in Women” and Luce Irigaray’s “Women on the Market.” Both of these are decades-old analyses of the “exchange of women”. Rubin…
Video of my talk “If you hate Justin Bieber, patriarchy wins”
· by Robin James · in boy band, fangirls, feminist, gender, justin bieber, patriarchy, popular music, teen idol music, traffic in men, traffic in women
The wonderful crew at Ignite Charlotte have made videos of all our talks. Here’s mine. It’s only 5 minutes, so you really ought to watch it! I welcome your thoughts in the comments.