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By Judith F. Clark

This dissertation is without delay a critique of the historic improvement of moment
Wave feminist thought and an offer for a brand new picture of feminist concept which unearths
its element of departure past the sexual binarism and reactive formations of id
that have typically framed this theoretical venture. A Deleuzian Feminismoffers a
conceptual box within which the actualizations of lady should be considered as singular
events or special conducts of embodied lifestyles whereas feminist idea should be noticeable
as the capability to a greater than own existence. inside of this conceptual box sexual
difference isn't any longer tied to structuresof homogeneity yet to heterogeneous
assemblages which are innovations either ofimmediate encounters and the community of
interdependent assemblages that make all event attainable. faraway from being
obligated to a particular order or held hostage to the functioning of a unmarried signifier,
sexuality is now an impression, an have an effect on, a creation of extensive family members which doesn't
precede or exceed its speedy expression. during this feel “woman” turns into an
experiment, conceivable, a potential international, whilefeminist ethics turns into an ethics of
encounter all in favour of a sustainable futurefor either human society and the worldwide

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They want to be treated like “white people” and work on problems important to “white people” like planning, zoning, and attracting industry, or in this case the war, the draft, and university reform. The trouble with using the language of black or female liberation for this purpose is twofold. In the first place it is immoral—a Tom betrayal of a whole people. In the second place it won’t work. 35 In these paragraphs Jones has essentially dismissed the explicit use of analogy. In order to comprehend the depth of conflation subtending these remarks the prevailing function of certain terms should be reviewed.

Like the red and yellow of the tiger-lily, the skin of one is brilliant against the star-lit darkness of a racial sister. From grace to strength, they vary in infinite degrees, with traces of the race’s history left in physical and mental outline on each. 61 McDougald’s statement is a direct critique of universal concepts. For her, the Negro, the Woman, the Negro Woman cannot function as descriptions of being. Women are not a mass that can be consolidated under one term. Nor can “woman” be extracted from diverse histories, talents and experiences, to form a particular color or category of unified being.

It remains for the writer who can with superior theories attack and demolish the forlorn and difficult roots of some of the existentialist thought of Mlle. and hopefully such a writer will necessarily emerge from the ranks of those who embrace a more far-reaching historical materialist view of life than Simone de Beauvoir. 56 For many black women writing in the fifties, socialism appeared to be the logical solution to classism, racism and sexism. The leveling of society economically could easily be translated into the promise of a future in which every individual was afforded the opportunity to fulfill her or his potential.

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