A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory (Concise Companions by Mary Eagleton

Posted by

By Mary Eagleton

The Concise significant other to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the vast scope of feminist concept during the last 35 years.

  • Introduces readers to the vast scope of feminist idea during the last 35 years.
  • Guides scholars alongside the leading edge of present feminist theory.
  • Suitable for college kids and students of all fields touched through feminist thought.
  • Covers an incredibly large variety of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions.
  • Organised round thoughts instead of faculties of feminism.

Show description

Read or Download A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture) PDF

Similar feminist theory books

Embodying the Monster: Encounters with the Vulnerable Self (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

'(A) continuously attention-grabbing and provocative paintings, which bargains very much in seven chapters. It marks an cutting edge interdisciplinary method of questions of embodiment and subjectivity' - incapacity and Society 'This is an elegantly written publication which has, as its major goal, to reconsider the assumption of distinction within the western imaginary via a attention of 2 issues: monsters and the way those have come to outline, yet almost certainly to deconstruct, normality; and the total proposal of vulnerability and the weak and the level to which this kind of nation is one who we all are regularly at risk of getting into … The theoretical and philosophical content material - Derrida, Lacan, Foucault, Irrigaray, Butler, Levinas, and Haraway particularly - including the diversity of empirical examples used to demonstrate the arguments, make the publication an excellent one for 3rd point undergraduates and for post-graduates, fairly these learning the sociology of embodiment, feminist idea, serious conception and cultural reviews.

A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture)

The Concise better half to Feminist thought introduces readers to the huge scope of feminist idea during the last 35 years. Introduces readers to the wide scope of feminist conception over the last 35 years. publications scholars alongside the innovative of present feminist thought. compatible for college students and students of all fields touched by means of feminist suggestion.

Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries

Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries bargains a sustained, interdisciplinary exploration of intersectional rules, histories, and practices that no different textual content does. Deftly synthesizing a lot of the present literatures on intersectionality, the most major theoretical and political precepts of our time, could invitations us to confront a disconcerting challenge: notwithstanding intersectionality is well known, acclaimed, and utilized, it is usually construed in ways in which depoliticize, undercut, or perhaps violate its most elementary premises.

Extra info for A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory (Concise Companions to Literature and Culture)

Example text

Over time Pratt began to develop a different way of looking at the world that was ‘more accurate, complex, multi-layered, multidimensioned, more truthful’ (1984: 17) than the singular perspective of her early life. In her later life, she lived in a part of Washington, DC where, when she went to the local shops, she was almost always the only white person around. ’ or perhaps just nod. In the spring, I was afraid to smile when I spoke, because that might be too familiar, but by the end of summer I had walked back and forth so often, I was familiar, so sometimes we shared comments about the mean weather.

1999) Which Equalities Matter? Cambridge: Polity Press. Phillips, R. (1997) Mapping Men and Empire: A Geography of Adventure. London: Routledge. Pollock, G. ) (1996) Generations and Geographies in the Visual Arts: Feminist Readings. London: Routledge. 30 Place and Space Pratt, G. (1997) Stereotypes and ambivalence: the construction of domestic workers in Vancouver. Gender, Place and Culture, 4: 159–78. Pratt, M. B. (1984) Identity: skin blood heart. In E. Bulkin, M. B. Pratt and B. Smith (eds), Yours in Struggle: Three Feminist Perspectives on Anti-Semitism and Racism, pp.

Indeed, it has been argued that the structures of exploitation are currently starker than at almost any time throughout the twentieth century, leading some feminist theorists to suggest that post-structuralist perspectives might usefully be brought into contact with older work on material inequality (Phillips 1999; Segal 1999). While the notion of an emancipatory politics that is fluid, diverse and provisional may seem to some an overly optimistic aim and to others a realistic goal, it is also important to hold on to earlier feminist visions of a progressive transformation in the everyday lives of women.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 5 votes