THE SHRINKING WORLD
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Ayesha Khan- 17434065- Politics, Power and Resistance- Autumn 2014 26/05/14
 European colonial domination 16th Century
 Eurocentric ideals
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 Construction “of a hierarchy of a superior and
inferior knowledge and thus, superior and
inferior people around the worl...
 Globalisation:The rapid spread of the “Euro-
Identity” Morely and Robins, 2002
 Emergence “of a subject-object relation...
 Submergence of society intoWesternisation
Why is everyone so suddenly ill at ease
and confused (just look how solemn the...
CITIZENSHIP AND INEQUALITY
III: GENDER AND SEXUALITY
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 “Rather than refining the idea of feminism as
something that stretched from its radical
incarnation to its liberal form,...
 Inequalities represented through gender
expectations
 Feminism fights for equal rights for both
women and men
11 12
 Diminishing gender expectations which are
ultimately shrinking opportunities for both
women and men
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 ‘Intersection’ Feminism
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NEO-LIBERALISM, POLITICS,
AND THE STATE
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 Pre-embedded
structures of power
distributions
 Dominant class
 structures
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 “A transfer in control and/or ownership of
business and industry form the public realm
to the private” Harvey, 2007
18
 Privatisation of public entities
 Neo-liberal ideals of prioritising “the integrity
of financial institutions and bond ...
 2014 budget cuts,Australia
 $15 billion budget cuts to the health sector
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References
 Adichie, C. (2013). We should all be feminists: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie atTEDxEuston. [online]
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  • 1. THE SHRINKING WORLD 1 Ayesha Khan- 17434065- Politics, Power and Resistance- Autumn 2014 26/05/14
  • 2.  European colonial domination 16th Century  Eurocentric ideals 2
  • 3.  Construction “of a hierarchy of a superior and inferior knowledge and thus, superior and inferior people around the world” Grosfoguel, 2008  Western knowledge as the sole achiever in a universalistic consciousness 3 4
  • 4.  Globalisation:The rapid spread of the “Euro- Identity” Morely and Robins, 2002  Emergence “of a subject-object relation” Quinjao, 2007 5 6
  • 5.  Submergence of society intoWesternisation Why is everyone so suddenly ill at ease and confused (just look how solemn their faces are)? Why are the streets and the squares all at once empty, as everyone heads for home, lost in their thoughts? Because it’s night now, and the barbarians haven’t shown up. And there are others, just back from the borderlands, who claim that the barbarians no longer exist. What in the world will we do without barbarians? Those people would have been a solution, of sorts. C.P Cavafy, 1971 7 8
  • 6. CITIZENSHIP AND INEQUALITY III: GENDER AND SEXUALITY 9
  • 7.  “Rather than refining the idea of feminism as something that stretched from its radical incarnation to its liberal form, we have to broaden the scope of its reference” Viber, Cited in Power, 2009 10
  • 8.  Inequalities represented through gender expectations  Feminism fights for equal rights for both women and men 11 12
  • 9.  Diminishing gender expectations which are ultimately shrinking opportunities for both women and men 13 14
  • 10.  ‘Intersection’ Feminism 15
  • 11. NEO-LIBERALISM, POLITICS, AND THE STATE 16
  • 12.  Pre-embedded structures of power distributions  Dominant class  structures 17
  • 13.  “A transfer in control and/or ownership of business and industry form the public realm to the private” Harvey, 2007 18
  • 14.  Privatisation of public entities  Neo-liberal ideals of prioritising “the integrity of financial institutions and bond holders [over] the well-being of citizens” Harvey, 2007 19
  • 15.  2014 budget cuts,Australia  $15 billion budget cuts to the health sector 20
  • 16. References  Adichie, C. (2013). We should all be feminists: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie atTEDxEuston. [online] YouTube.Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg3umXU_qWc [Accessed 20 May. 2014].  Grosfoguel, R. (2008).Transmodernity, border thinking, and global coloniality. Eurozone: Decolonizing political economy and postcolonial studies.  Harvey, D. (2007). Neoliberalism as creative destruction. the annals of the american Academy of political and social science, 610(1), pp.21--44.  Levy, A. (2009). LIFTAND SEPARATEWhy is feminism still so divisive?. The NewYorker, [online] p.1. Available at: http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2009/11/16/091116crbo_books_levy?currentPage=a ll [Accessed 19 May. 2014].  Mansfield, B. ed., (2009). Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations. 1st ed. Massachusetts-USA,Oxford- UK,Victoria- Australia: Blackwell Publishing, pp.1-11.  Morely, D. and Robins, K. (2002). Spaces of Identity:Global Media, Electronic Landscapes and Cultural Boundaries. London and NewYork: RoutledgeTaylor and Francis Group, p.vi-9.  Palmer, C. (2014). Budget 'based on lies', says Clive Palmer. [online]YouTube.Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cd6WXBzXyB4&feature=youtu.be [Accessed 21 May. 2014].  Power, N. (2009). One-dimensional woman. 1st ed.Winchester, UK ;Washington, USA: 0 [Zero] Books.  Quijano,A. (2007). Coloniality and modernity/rationality. Cultural studies, 21(2-3), pp.168--178.  Tong, R. (2013). FeministThought: AComprehensive Introduction. 6th ed. London: Routledge, pp.1- 16.  Vidal, A. (2014). 'Intersectional feminism'.What the hell is it? (And why you should care). The Telegraph, [online] p.1.Available at: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens- life/10572435/Intersectional-feminism.-What-the-hell-is-it-And-why-you-should-care.html [Accessed 20 May. 2014].
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