Hypatia 25 (2):295 - 315 (2010)

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Jennifer McWeeny
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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This paper strengthens the theoretical ground of feminist analyses of anger by explaining how the angers of the oppressed are ways of knowing. Relying on insights created through the juxtaposition of Latina feminism and Zen Buddhism, I argue that these angers are special kinds of embodied perceptions that surface when there is a profound lack of fit between a particular bodily orientation and its framing world of sense. As openings to alternative sensibilities, these angers are transformative, liberatory, and deeply epistemohgical.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1527-2001.2009.01077.x
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