WSQ: Witness

WSQ: Witness


Edited by Kathryn Abrams and Irene Kacandes
Explores how "bearing witness" exposes inequalities of power and can lead to revolutionary movements like feminism.

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ISBN: 9781558615779
Publication Date: 06-01-2008

Volume 36, Numbers 1 & 2: Spring/Summer 2008

Feminism was born of acts of witness, and throughout its many transformations, bearing witness has played crucial roles. This issue looks at the legal and political contexts that have structured women’s efforts to testify to injustice; it examines new methodologies that feminists have used to bear witness and the role of objects in the process of testifying; and highlights the experience of contemporary and historical feminist witnesses to oppression and transformation.