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From the PublisherIn both its organization and its contents, McCann and Kim’s third edition intertwines foundational and contemporary approaches to feminist theory with multi-cultural and transnational perspectives. The new anthology provides a robust resource for classes and a good answer to that reductive question: "What can I read to help me understand feminism?"
—-Sally L. Kitch, Women and Gender Studies, Arizona State University
With its innovative mix of classic and contemporary texts, topics, and themes; its multigenre, transnational approach; and its thoughtful challenge to the feminist movement "wave" metaphor, this magnificent collection should be required reading in women’s and gender studies and any other courses informed by the desire for inclusionary social-justice.
—AnaLouise Keating, Women’s Studies, Texas Woman’s University
While maintaining the rich diversity of authors and articles from earlier editions, the third edition of the Feminist Theory Reader includes critical re-thinkings of foundational feminist narratives. Significantly recasting the opening and closing sections, McCann and Kim illuminate the ways that scholarly assumptions about chronology, race, sexuality, and globalization have shaped (and distorted) feminist theories and practices and demonstrate the ways that scholars and activists continue to challenge themselves and the wider world to struggle against local and global inequalities.
—Nancy A. Hewitt, History and Women’s & Gender Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
The two best features of the Feminist Theory Reader are: first, its wholehearted embrace of the theoretical importance of intersectionality and transnationalism; and second, its simultaneous engagement with global and local throughout the book.
—Jae Kyung Lee, Women’s Studies, Ewha Womans University
In this third edition of the Feminist Theory Reader, Carole R. McCann and Seung-kyung Kim have expanded their classic anthology by including articles that focus on the diversity of feminist theories. New readings that integrate multicultural and transnational perspectives join classic ones. The Feminist Theory Reader reaches several audiences: upper-division students, graduate students and scholars in feminist theory studies.
— Alma M. Garcia, Sociology, Director of the Latin American Studies Program, Santa Clara University