tl;dr Passive performance is a theory of performance which accepts that gender in Western society is interpreted through a binary lens and so refuses to engage with the practice of manipulation that would reinforce the gender binary. 1,256 more words
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What is the role of meat consumption in the social construction, performance and perception of masculinity/ies?
Throughout human history, innumerable forms of masculinity have existed in different social and cultural contexts. However, the consumption of meat, especially red meat, has long been associated with being a man, largely due to the historical conception of men as ‘hunter-gatherers’. 2,405 more words
It isn’t a foregone conclusion that England is experiencing a teacher recruitment crisis. Although in 2016 2,600 more teachers left the profession than joined, the government has arguably been slow to respond to school leaders’ concerns, with website… 1,388 more words
Youth work, performativity and the new youth impact agenda: getting paid for numbers? - Tania de St Croix
The ‘impactful’ youth organisation relies on self-improving youth workers and self-improving young people – ideal entrepreneurial, neoliberal subjects.
Continuing the debate on the youth impact agenda Tania de St Croix, a member of the IDYW steering group, has published a provocative, yet nuanced, incisive and widely-researched article, 830 more words
Award winner, burlesque performer and producer, and self-proclaimed ‘professional loudmouth’ Rubyyy Jones was kind enough to chat with me recently, about her star persona, her performance motivations and the politics of burlesque. 950 more words