Theory in Its Feminist Travels: Conversations in U. S. Women's Movements

Theory in Its Feminist Travels: Conversations in U. S. Women's Movements

by Katie King

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253331380
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

About the Author

KATIE KING is Associate Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

First, a Story: What Is an Object?

1. What Counts as Theory?
Travels through Several Histories of U.S. Feminism
2. Writing Conversations in Feminist Theory:
Investments in Producing Identities and Struggling with Time
3. The Politics of the Oral and the Written:
"Poem," "Story," and "Song" as Writing Technologies in the Apparatus for the Production of Feminist Culture
4. Lesbianism as Feminism’s Magical Sign:
Contests for Meaning and U.S. Women’s Movements, 1968-1972 (1986)
5. Producing Sex, Theory, and Culture:
Gay/Straight ReMappings in Contemporary Feminism (1990)
6. Global Gay Formations and Local Homosexualities:
AIDS Activism and Feminist Theory (1992)

Notes
Index

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