From Heroic Legends to Everyday Questions


The globalisation movement needs anti-patriarchal perspectives

(Ariane Brenssell, April 2003 - Original: Von Heroen-Sagen zu Alltagsfragen, in iz3w-Sonderheft, Nov. 2002)

Institutions like the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and the World Bank are not the only ones who are gender blind. Criticisms of them from leftist movements also adhere to traditional androcentric categories. But, as the consideration of gender relations shows, these categories are the foundations of neoliberal globalisation. Only a criticism, which transcends them and reaches into everyday life can open up space for alternative thought and action. Full text:

Source: iz3w Sonderheft 2002 zur Globalisierungskritik

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