A perfectly harmonious world may not be possible for Žižek, but a different one is. In this time of despair and ideological closure, that is much more than nothing.
By Anna Hamilton One common complaint leveled at modern intersectional feminism—particularly academic feminism and Women’s Studies—is that feminism that doesn’t exclusively focus on issues of concern to white, middle class, straight and able-bodied women is “too divisive” and “distracts” from the issues on which “all feminists” can apparently agree. The latest iteration of this argument …
By creating an image of absolute Evil, numerous groups have been able to define themselves as only and ever Good – an idea has been used to justify great evil itself.
Disability rights activists stress ‘nothing about us without us,’ and this should include critical discussions of the political issues surrounding disability.
Half Blood Blues is an excellent entry in a body of literature that might seem tired by now, illustrating what a great author, and a great tale, can unearth in seemingly overworked ground.
Looking back over the series–from Hermione Granger and the Philosopher’s Stone through to Hermione Granger and the Deathly Hallows–the startling thing about it is how original it is.
This is a collection about collisions, metaphorical and literal, in an evolving China where the boundaries of society are shifting. Some characters are left behind while others keep up, and communication gaps loom large between old and new, traditional and radical.
Attending Madness provides a fascinating view into a dead occupation.
If there is one thing that is obvious from Karen Joy Fowler’s work to date, it is that she likes books.
Each of these books in their own way addresses the questions of inequality, and the need for practical action to create a fairer, more just world.