Up For Debate: Women's Issues in the 2015 Canadian Federal Election
A Coggle Diagram about 2015 CONTEXT
(murder of women in Ontario (Fifth Estate program)
, MP harassment [women in politics; culture of harassment in politics; deter women in politics]
, MMIW: inquiry calls
and Jian Ghomeshi criminal charges: national broadcaster culture of harassment tolerated
), Media Event(fulness)
(debate as remediation
, Fiske: events
and Thrift (2012): feminist eventfulness
("neoliberal feminist subject" (Rottenberg 2014)
, postfeminist time
and neoliberal chill on women's advocacy in Canada #
(social mvmt & memory
and 1984 debate: forgotten/fallen from collective memory; not part of "grand narrative" of Canada/Cdn identity
), Argument: In Canada, women's issues debates are a barometer of neoliberalism.
, Sub-argument: mobilization of collective memory in calls for a 2015 women's issues debate; collective memory around a past model of federal responsiveness to social justice issues, as well as past model of feminist activism.
and potential for narrating feminist history differently; as series of cross-temporal encounters.