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Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry

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Year 2007 
Volume 6 
Issue 4

Boje Feminism: Parallel Storyability of Male Vietnam Veteran and Female Sweatshop Body Traumas

David Boje
New Mexico State Univeristy, USA

2007 6 (4) Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry

Abstract

Boje feminism is an alternative to Foucault feminism. One difference is Foucault feminism is discursability formation, whereas Boje feminism is storyability formation of the body, its discipline, and the power/knowledge relationship. A second difference is where as Foucault Feminism is about micropolitics of power/knowledge, Boje Feminism is far wider focus on macropolitics, even global sociopolitics of late modern capitalism. This parallel storytelling develops the differentiation between collective memory groups (gender, race, socioeconomic, class, etc) construct out of direct experience, and what Hirsch (1999) calls 'postmemory,' such as the trauma children of survivors of Holocaust live with. My feminism enters into investigation of trauma events women endure in sweatshops is possible for me, because of its resonance with my own trauma as a soldier in the Vietnam War. I explore here why this is so for me. This article is presented in left and right column, my column and her columns. After a bit of standard introduction. the columns are meant to intervibrate, to resonate, to interpenetrate, one another, as two voices, as many voices within me and her

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Boje Feminism: Parallel Storyability of Male Vietnam Veteran and Female Sweatshop Body Traumas. (2007). Boje Feminism: Parallel Storyability of Male Vietnam Veteran and Female Sweatshop Body Traumas. Tamara: Journal For Critical Organization Inquiry, 6(4), 184-209. (Original work published 2007)

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“Boje Feminism: Parallel Storyability Of Male Vietnam Veteran And Female Sweatshop Body Traumas”. 2007. Tamara: Journal For Critical Organization Inquiry, vol. 6, no. 4, 2007, pp. 184-209.

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“Boje Feminism: Parallel Storyability Of Male Vietnam Veteran And Female Sweatshop Body Traumas”. Tamara: Journal For Critical Organization Inquiry, Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry, 6, no. 4 (2007): 184-209.