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Toril Moi: Feminist theory needs a revolution
Toril Moi: Feminist theory needs a revolution
According to Professor of Literature Toril Moi, feminist theory has become so abstract that it no longer says anything about ordinary women’s lives. Concepts like intersectionality have become so overtheoretical that they no longer apply to people’s actual experiences.
27.02.2015
Further drop in divorces and separations
The number of divorces and separations continued to decrease in 2014. A total 9 600 marriages were dissolved by divorce and 10 800 couples separated in 2014.
19.02.2015
Economics is still a male bastion
Economics is still a male bastion
When the daily newspaper VG presented Norway’s top 20 economists, there was not a single woman among them. “Economics is a male-dominated field,” states economist Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe of the University of Oslo.
17.02.2015
Women who donít apologise, but nevertheless resign
Women who donít apologise, but nevertheless resign
Female politicians who are involved in media scandals do not apologise. But they nevertheless resign. For the sake of their family.
17.02.2015