An Update on My Writing: Politics, Society and Literature 1

CN: misogyny, discrimination mentions, etc. (Toby Young and Boris Johnson) I didn't do a lot of writing during the winter break (refusing to use the term 'vacation' is a form of resistance, however mild). But I did a decent bit of planning, and I have increasing confidence of what will happen in the middle part … Continue reading An Update on My Writing: Politics, Society and Literature 1

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“I feel like my opinion doesn’t really matter.”

  "Do you not maybe feel a responsibility to vote?" "Not really, I feel like my opinion doesn't really matter. Like it's only one vote, so..." A dialogue with a millennial in a recent Guardian video.(7:38-7:48) When one sees oneself as only as an individual voter, a sole political agent amidst millions of other, different … Continue reading “I feel like my opinion doesn’t really matter.”

Review: Gender: In World Perspective

Connell and Pearse's Gender is a concise and comprehensive introduction to the concept of gender and its practical implications. The authors are inclusive and do not fail to mention perspective from feminist scholars from around the world, throughout different periods of history. The authors begin with examples of gender in everyday culture, special events and statistics on the … Continue reading Review: Gender: In World Perspective