ISBN-10:
0813513790
ISBN-13:
9780813513799
Pub. Date:
06/01/1989
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing / Edition 1

Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813513799
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 06/01/1989
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 152.40(w) x 228.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Part IThe Body, the Self
The Body and the Reproduction of Femininity: A Feminist Appropriation of Foucault13
Power, Sexuality, and Intimacy34
The Politics of Writing (the) Body: Ecriture Feminine52
(Re)presentations of Eros: Exploring Female Sexual Agency68
The Uses of Myth, Image, and the Female Body in Re-visioning Knowledge92
Healing the Wounds: Feminism, Ecology, and Nature/Culture Dualism115
Part IIFeminist Ways of Knowing
Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology145
Women and Caring: What Can Feminists Learn about Morality from Caring?172
The Radical Future of a Classic Moral Theory188
Feminism and the Reconstruction of Social Science207
From Aristotle's Dualism to Materialist Dialectics: Feminist Transformation of Science and Society224
The Project of Feminist Epistemology: Perspectives from a Nonwestern Feminist256
Part IIIRevisioning Method
Toward a Feminist Research Method273
Procne's Song: The Task of Feminist Literary Criticism293
Chinamerican Women Writers: Four Forerunners of Maxine Hong Kingston309
Feminist Theory and Standardized Testing324
The Changer and the Changed: Methodological Reflections on Studying Jewish Feminists336
Contributors359
Index365

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