Contemporary Feminist Theories

Contemporary Feminist Theories

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This textbook introduction to current feminist theories maps the development of feminist thought and suggests future directions. Reflecting the diversity of feminist theory, and its multiple practices and approaches, the chapters range across the humanities and social sciences covering: social theory; theory and economic change; political theory; jurisprudence;anthropological theory; psychoanalytic theory; theories of gender; lesbian theory; postmodern and cultural theory; black theory; literary theory; linguistic theories; media and film theory; postcolonial theory; perspectives on science; theorising the personal; methodologies/epistemologies; and women's more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 24mm | 516g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748606890
  • 9780748606894

About Stevi Jackson

Stevi Jackson is Professor of Women's Studies and Director of the Centre for Women's Studies, University of York Jackie Jones is Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Book Publishing at Edinburgh University more

Table of contents

Feminist theory and economic change, Lisa Adkins; feminist social thoery, Stevi Jackson; feminist political theory, Elizabeth Frazer; feminist jurisprudence, Jane Scoular; feminism and anthropological theory, Penny Harvey; psychoanalytic feminist theory, Sue Vice; theories of gender, Stevi Jackson; lesbian theory, Caroline Gonda; feminist postmodern and cultural theory, Pat Waugh; black feminist theory, Kadiatu Kanneh; feminist literary theory, Maggie Humm; feminist linguistic theories, Deborah Cameron; feminist media and film theory, Sue Thornham; postcolonial feminist theory, Sara Mills; theorising the personal, Vicki Bertram; feminist methodologies/epistemologies, Sue Scott; women's studies, Mary more

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The subjects that are covered in the book are introduced clearly, well-contextualised and provoke further examination of their topics. The subjects that are covered in the book are introduced clearly, well-contextualised and provoke further examination of their more

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