Deconstruction, Feminist Theology, and the Problem of Difference: Subverting the Race/Gender Divide / Edition 1

Deconstruction, Feminist Theology, and the Problem of Difference: Subverting the Race/Gender Divide / Edition 1

by Ellen T. Armour
     
 

The term "feminism" conjures up the promise of resistance to the various forms of oppression women face. But feminism's ability to fulfill this promise has been undermined by its failure to deal adequately with the difference that race makes for gender. In this book, Ellen T. Armour forges an alliance between deconstruction and feminist theology and theory by… See more details below

Overview

The term "feminism" conjures up the promise of resistance to the various forms of oppression women face. But feminism's ability to fulfill this promise has been undermined by its failure to deal adequately with the difference that race makes for gender. In this book, Ellen T. Armour forges an alliance between deconstruction and feminist theology and theory by demonstrating deconstruction's usefulness in addressing feminism's trouble with race.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226026909
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Series:
Religion and Postmodernism Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1What "Woman"? The Problem of Race in Whitefeminist Theology and Theory7
2"Nothing Outside the Text"?45
3Deconstruction's Alliance with Feminism: Possibilities and Limits79
4Irigaray: Thinking Difference(s)103
5Derrida as Supplement: Deconstruction and Race on Philosophy's Terrain136
6Through the Looking Glass: Subverting the Race/Gender Divide164
Notes185
Works Cited235
Name Index247
Subject Index255

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