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Darkness now visible : patriarchy's resurgence and feminist resistance

Author: Carol Gilligan; David A J Richards
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the fall of 2016 those promoting patriarchal ideals saw their champion Donald Trump elected president of the United States and showed us how powerful patriarchy still is in American society and culture. Darkness Now Visible: Patriarchy's Resurgence and Feminist Resistance explains how patriarchy and its embrace of misogyny, racism, xenophobia, homophobia, and violence are starkly visible and must be recognized  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Gilligan; David A J Richards
ISBN: 9781108470650 1108470653 9781108456364 1108456367
OCLC Number: 1026324121
Description: x, 162 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Patriarchy comes out of hiding --
Infidelity and silence --
Why didn't we see it it? --
Why now? Anger, violence, and the shaming of manhood ; The resurgence of patriarchy ; Trump's appeal ; How Trump's politics muted resistance ; Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace and Women Wage Peace (Israel/Palestine) --
The endgame of patriarchy? --
Maps of resistance --
The power and invisibility of gender --
Democracy's future. Hawthorne and Melville: The scarlet letter and Moby Dick as prophetic novels ; August Wilson on nonviolence and violence ; Feminism through the lens of patriarchy ; Freeing democracy from patriarchy --
Why feminism and why now?
Responsibility: Carol Gilligan, New York University; David A.J. Richards, New York University.

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Darkness Now Visible addresses readers who are concerned about the future of democracy in the US and elsewhere. This book offers a bold and original thesis and explains why feminism, joining men and  Read more...

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'It is the sleight-of-hand of every unjust system to become the rule, and to make everyone else the exception. In Darkness Now Visible, Carol Gilligan and David A. J. Richards end the idea that Read more...

 
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