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By Abraham, Margaret

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In an more and more globalized global of collapsing fiscal borders and lengthening formal political and felony equality rights, energetic citizenship has the capability to extend in addition to deepen. whilst, with the increase of neo-liberalism, welfare kingdom retrenchment, decline of country employment, re-privatization and the emerging hole among wealthy and bad, the commercial, social and political citizenship rights of Read more...


This booklet examines the complexity of citizenship in historic and modern contexts. It attracts on empirical examine from various nations, contexts and ways in addressing girls and Read more...

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Douglass says abolitionist representations of slavery provided him with words and arguments to express his experience. Garrison finds Douglass an exciting speaker because he has the experiences to authenticate the truth of abolitionist words. This inter-play reveals the futility of questioning whether fugitive slaves in the abolitionist movement spoke with their “own voice” or ventriloquized the voices of their liberal white sponsors (discussed, for example, by Reinhardt 2002; Fisch 2000, SánchezEppler 1993).

Abolitionists debated among themselves how much to reveal and 28 Politicization of Sexual Violence conceal about the conditions of slavery. B. ” He did not doubt the truth of the story but did not want his daughter to read it (Douglass 1845, 62–63; Fisch 2000, 1). Jacob’s Incidents stands alone amid abolitionist literature in the extent to which it deals with themes of sexual vulnerability and agency, typically stories of female slaves only hinted at such themes. Thus, abolitionists pushed at the boundaries of appropriate political discourse and their critics denounced both their motives and their methods.

He also made attempts to trace women’s history after they left the police register and drew on hospital records, interviews with women and personal observations to supplement his statistical analysis (Walkowitz 1980, 36). Parent-Duchâtelet’s data, along with data from studies which emulated his techniques, informed discussions of social reformers in other countries; in Britain members of statistical societies discussed data on prostitution as part of what they called the “moral statistics” of the population along with data on crime, marriages and suicides (Desrosières 1998, 10; Walkowitz 1980, 37).

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