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Men Doing Feminism

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Twenty academic contributors, all but five of whom are male, venture into the sensitive territory of a two-part analysis of feminist theory , and , men's lives. Titles reflect such pivotal issues as: Is feminism good for men and are men good for feminism? Who's afraid of men doing feminism? Can men be subjects of feminist thought? Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135772154
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Series: Thinking Gender
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 374
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Tom Digby teaches philosophy at Springfield College. His articles on feminist theory and other subjects have been published widely and he serves on the executive board of the Society for the Study of Women Philosophers and has also been active in the Society for Women in Philosophy.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 My Father the Feminist 17
2 How Feminism Made a Man Out of Me: The Proper Subject of Feminism and the Problem of Men 33
3 Who's Afraid of Men Doing Feminism? 57
4 On Your Knees: Carnal Knowledge, Masculine Dissolution, Doing Feminism 69
5 Profeminist Men and Their Friends 81
6 Tracing a Ghostly Memory in My Throat: Reflections on Ftm Feminist Voice and Agency 99
7 Teaching Women Philosophy (as a Feminist Man) 131
8 A Black Man's Place in Black Feminist Criticism 147
9 Can Men Be Subjects of Feminist Thought? 171
10 To Be a Man, or Not to Be a Man - That Is the Feminist Question 197
11 Male Feminism as Oxymoron 213
12 Antiracist (Pro)Feminisms and Coalition Politics: "No Justice, No Peace" 237
13 Feminism and the Future of Fathering 255
14 A New Response to "Angry Black (Anti)Feminists": Reclaiming Feminist Forefathers, Becoming Womanist Sons 275
15 Is Feminism Good for Men and Are Men Good for Feminism? 291
16 Reading Like a (Transsexual) Man 305
17 Feminist Ambiguity in Heterosexual Lives: Reflections on Andrea Dworkin 325
18 A Progressive Male Standpoint 337
Contributor Notes 355
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