Flashcards in Feminist explanations Deck (7)
Organised exploitation is one of the most undesirable consequences of globalisation.
The Centre for Social Justice-
Examined the nature of slavery in the UK; Uk nationals and those from abroad are exploited in the sex industry through forced labour, domestic servitude and forced criminal activitiy
Digital communication helps to reproduce patriarchy through sex exploitation such as bride trafficking and sex tourism. Digital communication means that information about where to buy prostitutes can occur and live sex shows can be viewed through videoconferencing.
Divide between young and old feminists as the new wave of feminists unwittingly hide their politics from their older peers eg UK feminista ran by young feminists
women should be a part of the technological advances that were occurring rather than being reduced to the social construction of what a woman ‘should be’. Images of cyborg; women can become more empowered through changing their identities rather than conforming to patriarchal ideals.
Digital global world is being used increasingly more by women; social media provides a forum of support when they face discrimination and inequality eg. Laura Bates ‘everyday sexism project’