An especially effective case-study takes its starting point from the contemporary medical belief that a mother's milk was the blood which had nourished the foetus, and which after birth was purified through the heart before being pumped into the breasts. Although any general definition of feminism would no doubt be controversial, it seems undeniable that much work in feminist theory is devoted to the tasks of critiquing women's subordination, analyzing the intersections between sexism and other forms of subordination such as racism, heterosexism, and class oppression, and envisioning the possibilities for both individual and collective. Feminist sociology, women's studies, feminist theory, medieval history a diachronic analysis of the religious role of the woman in basque culture: the serora and her helpers in the churches of euskal herria there exists today a religious institution of great antiquity and one that clearly demonstrates the high status traditionally afforded to.
Dr georgina colby, linguistics and cultural studies, university of westminster, for a book on kathy acker combining philosophical analysis with literary and critical theory, exploring connections between feminist theory, acker's use of philosophy, and her experimental writing practices. The crucible by arthur miller the novel, the crucible was written in 1953 by arthur miller, which was based on the salem witch trials existing in the late 1600s in the play, abigail and several other young women accuse innocent citizens of salem for the action of witchcraft. Gender, race, and media representation most critical and cultural approaches to media studies work from the premise that we acknowledge feminism and feminist. Dr jody miller is a feminist criminology professor she specializes in feminist theory and the current investigation is a case study of csec within the.
Feminist slant, which shouldn't be surprising since the majority of the accused were women, but in truth her book is the first to focus directly on the women involved as both accusers and accused. More than 30 years after the first scholarship of its kind was produced, feminist studies of crime are more commonplace than ever before two recent milestone events—the 20th anniversary of the american society of criminology's division on women and crime and the creation of this journal, the. Feminist sexual ethics project page 1 feminist sexual ethics project select bibliography on european-american christian women's theology and thought. Case studies in contemporary criticism series editor ross c murfin university', of miami emily bronte wnthering heights complete, authoritative text with biographical and historical contexts.
Womanist/mujerista/feminist work (papers from 1991 aar annual meeting) journal of feminist studies in religion 8 (fall 1992) 91-122 pobee, john s, and barbel von wartenberg-potter, eds. Witchcraft the word witchcraft derives from the saxon wicca, some-times translated as wise person but more accurately derived from an indo-european  root, weik, that produced words in various western languages related to magic, religion, and divination. Student research papers from history/american studies/feminist, gender & sexuality studies 209/2090: an introduction by mary beth norton when i first became interested in salem witchcraft, i started occasionally offering a senior-level (400) seminar on the topic of witchcraft in early modern england and america, in part to take advantage of the resources offered by the cornell witchcraft. Role of women the myth of the role of women in society and what the role of women should be according to them de tocqueville de tocqueville was a french aristocrat who came to america to study the american penal system.
By watching this counseling video, you'll be able to: • discuss the essential elements of a feminist therapy approach including focusing on the power balance between therapist and client, the race, gender and class context of the client, and the client's strengths. Hence, common feminist approaches to witchcraft and in another case study, joan wardrop considers witchcraft accusations and processes in soweto during. Miller's interest in the salem witchcraft trials predated his confrontation with mccarthyism (see e miller budick, history and other spectres in the crucible, arthur miller, ed harold bloom (new york, 1987), 127-28, but it is also clear from the introduction to miller's collected plays vol 1 (new york, 1957) that he capitalized upon. Includes new material on ethical theory as a grounding for understanding the ethical dimensions of the environment, our interactions with it, and our place in it the text incorporates helpful pedagogy, including extensive editorial material, cases, and study questions. The term case study refers to both a method of analysis and a specific research design for examining a problem, both of which are used in most circumstances to generalize across populations this tab focuses on the latter--how to design and organize a research paper in the social sciences that.
I utilized a qualitative, intrinsic, single-case-study methodology (stake, 1995) , utilizing a feminist lens, to explore how a group of students came to understand community engagement and the ways. Case studies in contemporary criticism series editor: ross c murfin, southern methodist university sub hamburg a 2011/10927 joseph ^onrad heart oj darkness. Feminist studies synonyms, appeal court postpones appeal in foreign funding case feminist witchcraft feminist women's health center feminist the postmodern interpretation of witchcraft apr 10th, such is the case with her approach rejects the epistemological or judgmental relativism that. Findings from this study suggest that aligning themselves with traditional feminine ideals that promoted an ethic of selfless caring and self-sacrifice was detrimental to healing from grief and loss.
This case study aims to look at issues with a solution to improve productivity in miller's company and tries to develop recommendations to solve the problems from an individual, supervisor, and organization standpoints section ii. Hereshowalter believes that feminist criticism has gradually shifted its centre from revisionary reading to a sustained investigation of literature by women she concludes this portion of the essay by quoting miller's words calling for new models based on the women's experience rather than a blind addiction to and adaptation of masculine.
Feminist standpoint theory feminist standpoint theorists make three principal claims: (1) knowledge is socially situated (2) marginalized groups are socially situated in ways that make it more possible for them to be aware of things and ask questions than it is for the non-marginalized. Pagan studies is the multidisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of contemporary paganism, a broad assortment of modern religious movements, which are typically influenced by or claiming to be derived from the various pagan beliefs of premodern europe. Pagan studies, witchcraft (magic), witchcraft (anthropology of religion), western esotericism (history), occultism, and 3 more early modern european witchcraft, esoteric studies, and witches ( early modern european witchcraft , esoteric studies , and witches . Such is the case in arthur miller's 1952 play the crucible and irwin winkler's 1991 film guilty by suspicion in both mccarthyism-inspired stories, there is a degree of similarities within their thematic showcases of intolerance, hysteria, and reputation.