GGRB28H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Feminist Theory, Dry Sex, Susan Sontag

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Orphanage doesn"t necessarily mean that the children left are left poor and vulnerable they"re not directly correlated. One reason could be that various family members step in and provide a better standard of life. A term associated with geography and particularly derek gregory"s book of the title. He draws from post colonial and feminist theory to deconstruct colonial views of the world. The idea of geographical imagination is to suggest that all or most ideas we have of the world have a geography associated to it (ex. Emphasizes the power the west has over the world extends beyond military and economic power to the stereotypes it has about the east. Gender is used to suggest the backwardness of eastern countries. West is viewed as a collective, equality-based country while the east is viewed as out of control. These geographical stereotypes have real power america"s policy towards the middle. East would be very different if the stereotypes were different.

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