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Imprint:New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Description:xix, 564 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Feminist theory.
Feminist theory.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Hackett, Elizabeth.
Haslanger, Sally Anne.
ISBN:9780195150094 (pbk.)
0195150090 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • "The Social Construction of Disability"
  • "Anti-Essentialism and Intersectionality: Tools to Dismantle the Master's House"
  • Epistemic Position
  • "Stupidity 'Deconstructed'"
  • "The Politics of Black Feminist Thought"
  • "Cross-Cultural Connections, Border-Crossings, and 'Death by Culture'"
  • "The Problem of Speaking for Others"
  • Section II. General Approaches to Sex Oppression
  • Introduction
  • The Sameness Approach ("Humanist Feminism")
  • Contributors
  • Theoretical Frames
  • The Subjection of Women (Chapter 1)
  • "Ar'n't I a Woman?"
  • The Second Sex (Introduction)
  • "Human Capabilities, Female Human Beings"
  • Contextual Studies
  • "Social Change on Behalf of Battered Women: Reforming the Criminal Justice System"
  • "More than 100 Million Women Are Missing"
  • "Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color"
  • The Difference Approach ("Gynocentric Feminism")
  • Introduction
  • Theoretical Frames
  • "Humanism, Gynocentrism, and Feminist Politics"
  • "Women and Public Housekeeping"
  • "Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power"
  • "Who Is Your Mother? Red Roots of White Feminism"
  • "Moral Orientation and Moral Development"
  • Contextual Studies
  • "Why Women Need the Goddess: Phenomenological, Psychological, and Political Reflections"
  • "The Only Reason You Want to Go to Heaven Is That You Have Been Driven Out of Your Mind (Off Your Land and Out of Your Lover's Arms)"
  • "Notes Toward a Feminist Maternal Peace Politics"
  • Section I. Background Concepts
  • "Women's Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation"
  • The Dominance Approach
  • Theoretical Frames
  • "Difference and Dominance: On Sex Discrimination"
  • "Desire and Power" and "Sex and Violence: A Perspective"
  • "Woman Suffrage"
  • "Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power"
  • "Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference"
  • Contextual Studies
  • "Confronting Pornography as a Civil-Rights Issue"
  • Introduction
  • "False Promises: Feminist Antipornography Legislation"
  • "Willful Virgin or Do You Have to Be a Lesbian to Be a Feminist?"
  • "Seduced by Violence No More"
  • Section III. Localizing Approaches to Sex Oppression
  • Introduction
  • Postmodern Feminism
  • Theoretical Frames
  • "Social Criticism without Philosophy: An Encounter between Feminism and Postmodernism"
  • from Gender Trouble
  • "Postmodern Blackness"
  • Oppression
  • Contextual Studies
  • "Fighting Bodies, Fighting Words: A Theory and Politics of Rape Prevention"
  • "Send in the Clowns"
  • "Material Girl: The Effacements of Postmodern Culture"
  • Feminist Identity Politics
  • Theoretical Frames
  • "The Race for Theory"
  • "A Black Feminist Statement"
  • "On Identity Politics"
  • Contextual Studies
  • "Five Faces of Oppression"
  • "La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness"
  • "Mama's Got the Blues: Rivals, Girlfriends, and Advisors"
  • "Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and the Right of Privacy"
  • Section IV. Feminist Allies?
  • Introduction
  • "Multiculturalism, Antiessentialism, and Radical Democracy: A Genealogy of the Current Impasse in Feminist Theory"
  • Postcolonial Theory
  • "Postcolonialism and Feminism"
  • "Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Gender, Race, and Morality in Colonial Asia"
  • Neo-materialist Theory
  • Social Construction
  • "Socialist Feminism and the Limits of Dual Systems Theory"
  • "Standing on Solid Ground: A Materialist Ecological Feminism"
  • Queer Theory
  • "Walking Our Talk"
  • "Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality"
  • "Against Proper Objects"
  • "Black (W)holes and the Geometry of Black Female Sexuality"
  • "Gender and Social Construction: Who? What? When? Where? How?"