Foucault and Feminism
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Foucault and Feminism : Power, Gender and the Self

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This book offers a systematic attempt to explore the point of convergance between feminist theory and the work of Michel Foucault.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 16mm | 340.2g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745609392
  • 9780745609393
  • 442,725

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. Power, Body and Experience. 2. From the Body to the Self. 3. Ethics of the Self. 4. The Problem of Justification. 5. Self and Others. Conclusion. Bibliography.show more

Review quote

'Thought-provoking account.' Times Higher Education Supplement 'Lois McNay has produced an attractively clear and critical account of how feminists might use Foucault's last works.' Sociology 'It offers a clearly written and thorough, critical survey of Foucault's last publications. This, in turn, is balanced by a wide-ranging and equally critically review of recent developments within contemporary feminist ethical theory. It is well worth the read!!' Women's Philosophy Review 'This is an excellent book, lucid, carefully argued, sympathetically critical and a great pleasure to read.' Jeffrey Weeks, South Bank Universityshow more

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