Routes By Sanober Umar, originally posted 11/11/2016. The ugly patriarchal politics of ‘Triple Talaq’ or unilateral ‘instant divorce’ through which Indian Muslim men (specifically Sunnis who follow the Hanafi school of Islamic jurisprudence), can divorce their wives by pronouncing the word ‘talaq’ thrice in a single sentence, has appeared once
*The following article by Douglas Kellner is reposted from Illuminations. To read the full post, go here. **The above photo is of Erich Fromm. Erich Fromm, Feminism, and the Frankfurt School Erich Fromm is one of the few members of the Frankfurt School who seriously engaged himself with theorizing the
*The following article by Nancy Fraser was part of The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, Stanford University, April 30–May 2, 1996. Social Justice in the Age of Identity Politics: Redistribution, Recognition, and Participation In today’s world, claims for social justice seem increasingly to divide into two types. First, and most
*The full text of the article is available on the website of its author Raewyn Connell. * * * * * Masculinities To speak of masculinities is to speak about gender relations.  Masculinities are not equivalent to men; they concern the position of men in a gender order.  They can
The following post by Toni Bologna is reblogged from  * * * * * * * Now that it’s no longer “International Women’s Day,” I notice that no one is thanking me for having a vagina. Where are all my Facebook shout outs for housing a womb to house