Feminist Frameworks; Alternative Theoretical Accounts of the Relations between Women and Men / Edition 3

Feminist Frameworks; Alternative Theoretical Accounts of the Relations between Women and Men / Edition 3

by Alison M. Jaggar
     
 

Written by leading scholars in feminist theory, Feminist Frameworks was one of the first anthologies in its field and, in the third edition, remains on the cutting edge. Comprehensive, the book covers current issues, problems, theory, and historical texts regarding the oppression of women. With the third edition comes a new section, "Why Theory?" in Part II,… See more details below

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Written by leading scholars in feminist theory, Feminist Frameworks was one of the first anthologies in its field and, in the third edition, remains on the cutting edge. Comprehensive, the book covers current issues, problems, theory, and historical texts regarding the oppression of women. With the third edition comes a new section, "Why Theory?" in Part II, explaining the value of feminist theory. Also, the emerging areas of multicultural feminism and global feminism are covered in Part IV. Introductions to each major theme expose students to the readings in a meaningful context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070322530
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CONTINUING PROBLEMSIntroduction Ruth Sidel, Mixed Messages Julius Lester, Being a Boy William H. Becker, Feminism's Personal Questions—for Men Pat Mainardi, The Politics of Housework Mary Kay Blakely, Calling All Working Fathers Barbara Ehrenreich, The Politics of Talking in Couples: Conversus Interruptus and Other Disorders Melinda Beck et al., Trading Places Shirley Hill Witt, Native American Women Today Yla Eason, When the Boss Wants Sex Abortion Proclamation Randy Albelda, Aborting Choice Bo Keppel, The Impact of Sexism Racism and Classism on HIV-Infected Women Suzanne Pharr, Hate Violence against Women. Lori Heise, The Global War against Women Jon Steinberg, Hungry at Debt's Door PART TWO: WHY THEORY Introduction Jane Flax, Women Do Theory Bettina Aptheker, Tapestries of Life Patricia Hill Collins, Toward an Afrocentric Feminist Epistemology Marilyn Frye, The Possibility of Feminist Theory PART THREE: THEORIES OF WOMEN'S SUBORDINATION Introduction (and more...)

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