Doing feminist theory : from modernity to postmodernity /

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Author / Creator:Mann, Susan Archer.
Imprint:New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Description:xx, 475 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Feminist theory -- History.
Feminism -- History.
Feminism.
Feminist theory.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8779107
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ISBN:9780199858101
0199858101
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Using this Text to Navigate Feminist Thought
  • 1. Doing Feminist Theory
  • Introduction
  • Deconstructing the "F-word": What is Feminism?
  • Section I. Modern Feminist Thought
  • 2. Liberal Feminisms
  • Introduction
  • 3. Radical Feminisms
  • Introduction
  • 4. Marxist, Socialist and Anarchist Feminisms
  • Introduction
  • Marxist, Socialist and Anarchist Feminisms in Early Modernity
  • Women's Work in the Home
  • Love, Marriage and Sexual Practices
  • Precursors to Ecofeminism in Early Modernity
  • Existential Socialist Feminism
  • Women's Work in Late Modernity
  • New Directions in Feminist Thought Inspired by the Old and New Left
  • Queer Anti-Capitalism
  • Socialist Feminist Standpoint Approaches
  • 5. Intersectionality Theories
  • Introduction
  • Precursors to Intersectional Analyses in Early Modernity
  • Section II. Feminist Thought After Taking the Postmodern Turn
  • 6. Postmodernism, Poststructuralism, Queer and Transgender Theories
  • Introduction
  • Historically Grounding Postmodernism and Poststructuralism
  • Major Assumptions of Feminist Postmodernisms and Poststructuralisms
  • Epistemological Assumptions
  • Queer Ecofeminisms
  • 7. Third Wave Feminisms
  • Introduction
  • Conclusion: The "Unhappy Marriage" of the Modern and Postmodern
  • Section III. Theory Applications
  • Bridging the Local and the Global: Feminist Discourses on Colonialism, Imperialism and Globalization
  • Introduction
  • Conceptualizing Imperialism and Colonialism
  • 8. Feminism and Imperialism in Early Moderni
  • Introduction
  • Rosa Luxemburg on Imperialism
  • 9. Feminism and Imperialism in Late Modernity
  • Introduction
  • Modernization Theory and Dependency Theory
  • Socialist Feminist World-Systems Theories
  • Radical Feminist Global Analyses
  • Global Feminist Analyses Inspired by Luxemburg's Work
  • 10. Feminism and Imperialism in Postmodernity
  • Introduction
  • Postcolonial and Transnational Feminisms
  • Can the Subaltern Speak?
  • The Cultural Logics of Transnationality
  • Conclusion: Paradigm Shifts in Feminist Thought
  • Introduction
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography/References
  • Credits/Permissions
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index