SAGE Reference - Feminist Politics of Location

Feminism and Religion and the Politics of Location: Situating Islamic Feminism in South Africa

Adrienne Riche Notes Toward a Politics of Location Response Paper

There are several theories that address some of the obstacles female politicians face: gender stereotyping by voters have detrimental effects for female candidates (Kahn and Goldenberg 1991), male candidates have access to political resources that just are not as accessible to the female politician (Deber 1982), the portrayal of the female candidates as less than male candidates by the media damages her chances of winning (Cohen 1963), and those differences in turn sha...

Different cultures, religions, and beliefs struggle against the rising desires of women to become successful leaders....

What does Rich mean by a “politics of location” ..

Concentrating on the shared sex of women may run the risk of embracing an essentialism that ignores the differences among women, whereas emphasizing the constructed natures of sex and gender categories seems to threaten the very project of a feminist politics....

Positionality & Politics of Location

This essay will prove that a world in which more women are in positions of power and influence would not create a more peaceful world, and rather, “war is a political relationship between states and has nothing to do with the psychology of the individuals involved” (Nye, 2012)....

Can we simply deny the politics of our location