By France Winddance Twine
A nuanced realizing of nation violence and gender (in)equalities needs to give some thought to the numerous and contradictory studies of armed civilian girls, woman squaddies, and competitors of gun ownership. How is ‘feminism’ and ‘femininity’ negotiated within the early twenty first century via civilian and armed forces ladies in a state that fetishizes weapons? This publication addresses this social challenge through supplying a comparative research of the actual dilemmas that gender inequality, classification inequality, race/racism and U.S. nationalism generate for ladies of numerous backgrounds who're suffering to stability traditional gender roles, femininity and gendered violence within the United States.
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Taken as more or less functioning wholes, the institutional structures of the US and other societies are organized along lines of gender…. These institutions have been defined by the absence of women. (1992: 567) Gender in this case refers to gendered inequalities that result in differences in rank, power, and authority. Until the end of the 20th century, the military academies resembled the Catholic priesthood and prisons. The Armed Forces were institutional spaces where men spent most of their time with other men in all-male domains.
However, they are also concentrated among the poor and working poor. Women from middle- and upper-middle-class backgrounds, women who have the financial resources, can purchase handguns that range in price from $500. The Smith & Wesson catalog advertises a revolver named the Home Defense Kit, a low-capacity pistol that has 10+1 rounds for $499 excluding tax. For poor women or stay-at-home mothers, who do not have their own income and may not have husbands who support their owning a gun, this sum would be prohibitive.
Jacobs 1997: 27) Bernadine Dohrn, one of the co-founders of Weatherman and one of the drafters of the founding statement, represents White women who came to believe that armed struggle and insurrection against the United States was necessary to achieve their revolutionary goals. S. imperialism, racism, and the forms of capitalism that kept some groups permanently impoverished and disempowered. A number of White women, including well-known revolutionaries such as Bernadine Dohrn, who selfidentified as feminists and were members of the New Left, armed themselves and participated in violent armed struggles.