Commonplace Book 10: Freedman

“Not all feminists agree about definitions and tactics, but three elements characterize the antiviolence movement: the importance of naming all forms of violence against women as illegitimate practices, the provision of services to heal and empower survivors of violence and change male behaviors, and the obligation of the state to enforce laws that both criminalize […]

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Commonplace Book 9: Jauk

“A hate crime meeting between LGBT activists and city hall representatives did not yield any effective strategies, because legal federal and state protections for transgender populations were non- existent. The absence of legal protection is meaningful for individuals, because it leaves them feeling helpless and demoralized” (Jauk 812). This quote from a gender based violence […]

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Commonplace Entry 6: Fleming

Addison Marry Professor Hoskins Writing 100 11 December 2016 Commonplace Entry 6 “[A]n education [. . .] that was designed to support a truly direct, deliberative democracy [. . .] would be an education oriented to the ‘strong publics’ of decision-making rather than the ‘weak publics’ of opinion formation.” (205) Fleming’s quote on the relationship […]

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RA6: Losing your home

Paul Duggan’s ‘Why would I leave? It’s my home.’ addresses the problem of gentrification and reconstruction in close knit neighborhoods. In growing communities, reconstruction of promising areas often displaces and destroys the homes of many without any consideration. Paul Duggan dove into this phenomenon by speaking with the residents of Kenilworth, DC who face the […]

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Annotated Bibliography 1-10

Bhattarai, Abha. “Mayflower Hotel to Undergo $20M Guest Room Renovation (Posted 2014-08-24 20:27:43).” The Washington Post, Aug 24 2014,ProQuest Central, http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1555605274?accountid=8285. This article discusses the modern-day interior of the hotel and reasons for the types of renovations that have taken place inside the hotel. The article also serves the purpose of informing the audience about […]

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Commonplace: Education

[A]n education [. . .] that was designed to support a truly direct, deliberative democracy [. . .] would be an education oriented to the ‘strong publics’ of decision-making rather than the ‘weak publics’ of opinion formation. (205) This quote pushes the importance of education, simialr to Jenny Rice’s main point. Public “decision making” effects […]

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