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Continental Feminism Reader / Edition 1
     

Continental Feminism Reader / Edition 1

by Ann J. Cahill, Jennifer Hansen, Judith Butler, Rosi Braidotti, Teresa Brennan
 

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ISBN-10: 0742523098

ISBN-13: 9780742523098

Pub. Date: 07/15/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

In an era of backlash and supposed stagnation, feminist philosophers are still providing fresh and challenging perspectives—you just have to know where to look. Continental feminist theory continues to address pressing questions of equality and difference, identity and subjectivity. Modern thinkers like Judith Butler, Kelly Oliver, and Drucilla Cornell give

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In an era of backlash and supposed stagnation, feminist philosophers are still providing fresh and challenging perspectives—you just have to know where to look. Continental feminist theory continues to address pressing questions of equality and difference, identity and subjectivity. Modern thinkers like Judith Butler, Kelly Oliver, and Drucilla Cornell give strikingly new perspectives on sex, gender, sexual politics, and the various social reasons for gender inequality. Yet their theories are not always well received. Continental Feminism Reader responds to the marginalization of these thinkers and others like them. In this volume, Ann J. Cahill and Jennifer Hansen collect the most groundbreaking recent work in Continental Feminist Theory, introducing and explaining pieces that are often mystifying to those outside the field and outside academia. With these essays, Continental Feminism Reader begins the process of reanimating feminist politics through the critical tools of its contributors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742523098
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,289,971
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.74(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Judith Butler Chapter 3 Introduction: "The Politics of Sexual Identity" Chapter 4 "'Woman' as the Subject of Feminism" Chapter 5 "Bodily Inscriptions, Performative Subversions" Chapter 6 "Conclusion: From Parody to Politics" Part 7 Rosi Braidotti Chapter 8 Introduction: "Nomadic Subjectivity" Chapter 9 "Sexual Difference as Nomadic Political Project" Part 10 Teresa Brennan Chapter 11 Introduction: "Detours and Delays" Chapter 12 "Social Pressure" Chapter 13 "Essence Against Identity" Part 14 Kelly Oliver Chapter 15 Introduction: "Abjected Maternal Love and Paternal Pathology" Chapter 16 "The Morality of American Manhood, Responsibility, and Virility" Chapter 17 "What is Transformative about the Performative? From Repetition to Working-Through" Part 18 Drucilla Cornell Chapter 19 Introduction: "Equivalent Rights" Chapter 20 "Living Together: Psychic Space and the Demand for Sexual Equality" Part 21 Teresa de Lauretis Chapter 22 Introduction: "Women Writing Passionate Fictions of Woman" Chapter 23 "Through the Looking Glass" Part 24 Moira Gatens Chapter 25 Introduction: "Imaginary Bodies and Real Difference" Chapter 26 "Power, Bodies, and Difference" Chapter 27 "Towards a Feminist Philosophy of the Body" Part 28 Elizabeth Grosz Chapter 29 Introduction: "The Promise of the Unruly Body" Chapter 30 "Sexed Bodies"

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