Hysteria, Feminism, and Gender Revisited
... used not only in relatively recent medical and psychiatric discourse but
for centuries “as a dramatic medical metaphor for everything that men
found mysterious or unmanageable” in women (Micale, “Hysteria and its
Historiography” 320) and as “evidence” of both the instability of the female
mind and t ...
Chicana feminism, also called Xicanisma, is a group of social theories that analyze the historical, social, political, and economic roles of Mexican American, Chicana, and Hispanic women in the United States.