A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far: Poems 1978-1981 by Adrienne Rich

By Adrienne Rich

“We are within the presence the following of an incredible American poet whose voice at mid-century in her personal existence is more and more marked through ethical passion.”—New York occasions publication Review

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Feminism and migration burgeoned in Mexico in the final quarter of the twentieth century, largely in response to visible strides made in opportunities and expectations for Mexican women in education and the workforce, on the one hand, and to increasing numbers of women and children migrants in the northward flows into the United States (Woo 2001; Alvarez and Broder 2006; Ariza and Portes 2007, p. 15; Ariza 2007, p. 456) and Canada (Mueller 2005), on the other. To what extent did feminist consciousness raising, discourse and analyses contribute to recast the questions posed in migration studies?

The categories Western and Third-world feminist are not meant as embodied or geographically defined categories. Rather, they refer to political and analytic sites and methodologies. From this perspective, a woman coming from the Third-world can be a Western feminist in orientation or a European feminist can use a Third-world feminist analytic perspective (Mohanty 2003, p. 4). Western vs. Third World is thus used to distinguish between powerful and privileged communities, on the one hand, and economically and politically marginalized communities, on the other.

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