Dissertation > Social Sciences > Sociology > Social structure and social relations

Female discourse and the possibility of constructing subject

Author WangZuo
Tutor LiuChengJi;SongGuoDong
School Zhengzhou University
Course Aesthetics
Keywords Feminism Subject Foucault Discourse Power
CLC C912
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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As we all know, the rise of feminism in the 18th - 19th century European and American countries, and has gone through three waves. This period has made some achievements, but overall women's status has not been given due attention and improvement. Secondary status of women is so common, so lasting. In such a history of cross-cultural cross-pervasive social structure, women in the political, economic, cultural, ideological and concepts are in unequal footing with men. Patriarchal ideology think that this \can never be changed. Because it is not formed naturally, but artificially constructed together. Therefore, from a constructivist aspects to explore women's subjectivity is essential. Among them, the power of Foucault's discourse theory discussion of female body produces a very profound impact. The reason for this is of course in the history of discourse and women have long been repressed state inextricably linked, but also because, like feminism with Foucault attaches great importance to the role of discourse, that all discourse on power generation and maintenance mechanisms is extremely valued, and At the same time stressed the edge discourse or unknown potential inherent in the discourse - a challenge potential. Therefore, Foucault's theory of discourse is the power of feminist struggle to provide a new place, this theory also become a feminist change their new weapons, and the relationship between discourse and the main building, was feminist find a way to reshape feminist - that is, to adapt and transform words. This paper is divided into three parts. Part I: women as a kind of \Discusses the female \discourse power \There are two aspects of reflection, on the one hand is the depoliticization of feminist tendencies; the other is female subjectivity digestion.

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