Women's Studies on the Edge

Women's Studies on the Edge

by Joan Wallach Scott
     
 

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ISBN-10: 082234274X

ISBN-13: 9780822342748

Pub. Date: 06/09/2008

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Essays on the future of women's studies as an academic discipline.

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Essays on the future of women's studies as an academic discipline.

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ISBN-13:
9780822342748
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/09/2008
Series:
a differences book
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: Feminism's Critical Edge   Joan Wallach Scott     1
Over the Edge
The Impossibility of Women's Studies   Wendy Brown     17
Feminism, Institutionalism, and the Idiom of Failure   Robyn Wiegman     39
Edged Out
Teaching and Research in Unavailable Intersections   Afsaneh Najmabadi     69
Feminism, Democracy, and Empire: Islam and the War of Terror   Saba Mahmood     81
Transfeminism and the Future of Gender   Gayle Salamon     115
Edging in
Discipline and Vanish: Feminism, the Resistance to Theory, and the Politics of Cultural Studies   Ellen Rooney     139
Whither Black Women's Studies: Interview   Beverly Guy-Sheftall   Evelynn M. Hammonds     155
Success and Its Failures   Biddy Martin     169
Works Cited     199
Contributors     211
Index     215

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