27 September 2011

Lesen macht klug und schoen 469 - Sheila Jeffreys - Lesben in der Queer-Politik: ohne Zukunft

Wo sind die radikalen Lesben geblieben? - wenn Feministinnen moderat werden..... 

Sheila Jeffreys - Lesben in der Queer-Politik: ohne Zukunft

ISBN 978-3-8423-3076-4
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Dieses Buch zeigt auf, wie die einst starke lesbisch-feministische Bewegung der siebziger Jahre, in der für lesbische Feministinnen Gleichberechtigung in ihren Beziehungen und in ihrer Sexualität wichtig war, von der queeren Politik der neunziger Jahre unterdrückt wurde. Es plädiert dafür, Lesben erneut als die Vorhut einer sozialen Veränderung zu sehen.

Eine längst notwendige Analyse!!! Bitte LESEN - meint Uschi 

In Ermangelung deutscher Rezensionen und Pressestimmen hier die englischen Referenzen

Sheila Jeffreys (born 1948) is a lesbian feminist scholar and political activist, known for her analysis of the history and politics of sexuality in Britain. She is a professor in Political Science at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Jeffreys's argument that the "sexual revolution" on men's terms contributed less to women's freedom than to their continued oppression has both commanded respect and attracted intense criticism.Jeffreys argues that transsexuals reproduce oppressive gender roles and mutilate their bodies through sex reassignment surgery. Some of Jeffrey's other controversial positions are that lesbian culture has been negatively impacted by emulating the sexist influence of the gay male subculture of dominant/submissive sexuality, and that women suffering pain in pursuit of beauty is a form of submission to patriarchal sadism.

Sheila Jeffreys writes and teaches in the areas of sexual politics, international gender politics, and lesbian and gay politics. She has written six books on the history and politics of sexuality. Originally from the UK, Sheila moved to Melbourne in 1991 to take up a position at the University of Melbourne. She has been actively involved in feminist and lesbian feminist politics, particularly around the issue of sexual violence, since 1973. She is involved with the international non-government organization, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, in international organising.

She is the author of The Spinster and Her Enemies: Feminism and Sexuality, 1880-1930 (1985/1997)  
Anticlimax: A Feminist Perspective on the Sexual Revolution (1990),  
The Lesbian Heresy: A Feminist Perspective on the Lesbian Sexual Revolution (1993),  
The Idea of Prostitution (1997),  
Unpacking Queer Politics: a lesbian feminist perspective (2003) and  
Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West (2005).


Sheila Jeffreys speaks on Woman Hating, Beauty and Misogyny at the Andrea Dworkin Commemorative Conference

The ugly side of beautyBreast implants for 18-year-olds? Hymen reconstructions? Rape-themed fashion collections? Don't tell Sheila Jeffreys these are signs of female liberation. The radical feminist talks to Julie Bindel

'Marriage is a form of prostitution' - The feminist author Sheila Jeffreys has never shied away from controversy. Now, with The Industrial Vagina, she takes on the global sex trade. Julie Bindel meets her

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Where have all the radicals gone? When feminism gets moderate.

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