Australian women : contemporary feminist thought /

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Imprint:Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Description:xii, 356 p. ; 21 cm.
Subject:Feminism -- Australia.
Women -- Australia.
Feminist theory.
Women -- Social conditions.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Grieve, Norma.
Burns, Ailsa.
Notes:Notes (p. [296]-342) and index.
Summary:These essays by leading scholars represent the cutting edge of contemporary feminist thought in Australia today. Besides providing comprehensive coverage of key feminist issues in the region, the contributors also look at developments in the US and Europe. Questions are raised in a discussion of feminist responses to postmodern and postcolonial critiques, as well as perspectives on the complex relationships between Australian Aboriginal women and Australian feminists. The work explores gender problems associated with economic issues, the implementation of equal opportunity in the workplace, and gender inequities in the law, in politics, and in marriage.
Physical Description:xii, 356 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography:Notes (p. [296]-342) and index.