American feminist thought at century's end : a reader /

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Imprint:Cambridge, MA : Blackwell, 1993.
Description:xxii, 477 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Feminism -- United States
Feminist theory
Feminism.
Feminist theory.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1557048
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Other authors / contributors:Kauffman, Linda S., 1949-
ISBN:1557863466 (hbk : acid-free paper)
1557863474(pbk : acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Sexuality and Gender
  • 1. Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality
  • 2. Seductive Sexualities: Representing Blackness in Poetry and on Screen
  • 3. Cinema and the Dark Continent: Race and Gender in Popular Film
  • Part II. Theories of Difference
  • 4. 'It's you, and not me': Domination and 'Othering' in Theorizing the 'Third World'
  • 5. The Language of Nativism: Anthropology as a Scientific Conversation of Man with Man
  • 6. Reinventing Ourselves as Other: More New Agents of History and Knowledge
  • Part III. The Status Of Science, Technology, Academic Disciplines
  • 7. The Missing Feminist Revolution in Sociology
  • 8. Making Gender Visible in Pursuit of Nature's Secrets
  • 9. The Biopolitics of Postmodern Bodies
  • 10. Women's History
  • 11. The Long Goodbye: Against Personal Testimony, or An Infant Grifter Grows Up
  • Part IV. Feminist Issues, Activism, and The National Scene
  • 12. AIDS, Gender and Biomedical Discourse: Current Contests for Meaning
  • 13. Outcast Mothers and Surrogates: Racism and Reproductive Politics in the Nineties
  • 14. Reflections on Sex Equality Under Law
  • Part IV. American Feminism in an International Frame
  • 15. La conciencia de la mestiza: Towards a new Consciuosness
  • 16. Bananas, Beaches, and Bases
  • 17. Realism, Just War and the Witness of Peace