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Creativity and Academic ActivismInstituting Cultural Studies$
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Meaghan Morris and Mette Hjort

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139392

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.001.0001

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Life of a Parasite

Life of a Parasite

One Survival Story in Cultural Studies

(p.54) (p.55) 3 Life of a Parasite
Creativity and Academic Activism

Josephine Ho

Hong Kong University Press

The write of this chapter describes how a group of feminist“parasites” were able from 1995 to establish and maintain a Center for the Study of Sexualities at National Central University in the face of active hostility from both the mainstream women's movement and the traditional disciplines around them in the turbulent political conditions of post-martial law Taiwan.

Keywords:   academic professionalism, activism, feminist movement, sado-masochism, sexuality studies

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