Theorizing Feminisms

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Theorizing Feminisms provides a survey of approaches to theoretical issues raised by the quest for gender justice. It takes as its organising questions: What is sexist oppression? What ought to be done about it? The goal of the text is to provide an overview of feminist reponses to, including a critique of, these questions. It is ideal for use in interdisciplinary feminist theory courses.show more

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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.7 x 25.4mm | 884.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Halftones
  • 0195150090
  • 9780195150094

Table of contents

SECTION I. BACKGROUND CONCEPTS ; OPPRESSION ; SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION ; EPISTEMIC POSITION ; SECTION II: GENERAL APPROACHES TO SEX OPPRESSION ; THE SAMENESS APPROACH ("HUMANIST FEMINISM") ; THEORETICAL FRAMES ; CONTEXTUAL STUDIES ; THE DIFFERENCE APPROACH ("GYNOCENTRIC FEMINISM") ; THEORETICAL FRAMES ; CONTEXTUAL STUDIES ; THE DOMINANCE APPROACH ; THEORETICAL FRAMES ; CONTEXTUAL STUDIES ; SECTION III. LOCALIZING APPROACHES TO SEX OPPRESSION ; POSTMODERN FEMINISM ; THEORETICAL FRAMES ; CONTEXTUAL STUDIES ; FEMINIST IDENTITY POLITICS ; THEORETICAL FRAMES ; CONTEXTUAL STUDIES ; SECTION IV: FEMINIST ALLIES? ; POSTCOLONIAL THEORY ; NEO-MATERIALIST THEORY ; QUEER THEORYshow more

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