Unruly Practices - Power, Discourse and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory

Unruly Practices - Power, Discourse and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory

by Nancy Fraser

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ISBN-13: 9780745603919
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/26/1990
Pages: 201

About the Author

Nancy Fraser is affiliated to Northwestern University, where she is Professor of Philosophy, a Fellow of the Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, and also an affiliate of the Women's Studies Program.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Part I: Powers, Norms, and Vocabularies of Contestation:.

1. Foucault on Modern Power:.

Empirical Insights and Normative Confusions.

2. Michael Foucault: A 'Young Conservative'?.

3. Foucault's Body Language: A Posthumanist Political Rhetoric?.

Part II: On the Political and the Symbolic:.

4. The French Derrideans:.

Politicizing Deconstruction or Deconstructing the Political?.

5. Solidarity or Singularity?:.

Richard Rorty between Romanticism and Technocracy.

Part III: Gender and the Politics of Need Interpretation:.

6. What's Critical about Critical Theory?.

The Case of Habermas and Gender.

7. Women, Welfare, and the Politics of Need Interpretation.

8. Struggle over Needs: Outline of a Socialist-Feminist Critical.

Theory of Late Capitalist Political Culture.

Index.

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