THE SECOND WAVE A READER IN FEMINIST THEORY

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The Second Wave

Author : Linda J. Nicholson
ISBN : 0415917611
Genre : Philosophy
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The Second Wave collects many of the major essays of feminist theory of the past forty years, essays by the figures who have made key contributions to feminist theory during this period and have generated extensive discussion. Organized historically, these essays provide a sense of the major turning points in feminist theory. Contributors include: Norma Alarcon, Linda Alcoff, Michele Barrett, Elsa Barkley Brown, Judith Butler, Nancy Chodorow, Patricia Hill Collins, Simone de Beauvoir, Shulamith Firestone, Nancy Fraser, Carol Gilligan, Heidi Hartmann, Nancy C. M. Hartsock, Luce Irigaray, Catharine MacKinnon, Uma Narayan, Linda Nicholson, Ellen Rooney, Gayle Rubin, Gayatri Spivak, Wendy W. Williams and Monique Wittig.
Category: Philosophy

Modern Feminist Thought

Author : Imelda Whelehan
ISBN : 9780814792995
Genre : Social Science
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From the historical roots of second-wave feminism to current debates about feminist theory and politics. This introduction to Anglo-American feminist thought provides a critical and panoramic survey of dominant trends in feminism since 1968. Feminism is too often considered a monolithic movement, consisting of an enormous range of women and ideologies, with both similar and different perspectives and approaches. The book is divided into two parts, the first of which takes a close look at the most influential strands of feminism: liberal feminism, Marxist/socialist feminism, radical feminism, lesbian feminism, and black feminism. In later chapters, Whelehan ties these complexities of, and conflicts within, feminism. The role and relationship of men to feminism, and feminism's often thorny relationship to postmodernism, are also the subject of chapter length treatment. Concluding with a provocative discussion of the much-heralded advent of post-feminism and the rise of the new feminist superstars such as Camille Paglia, Naomi Wolf, Susan Faludi, and Katie Roiphe, Modern Feminist thought is an ideal text for students and a book no feminist teacher or activist should be without.
Category: Social Science

Feminist Theory Reader

Author : Carole McCann
ISBN : 9781317397892
Genre : Social Science
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The fourth edition of the Feminist Theory Reader continues to challenge readers to rethink the complex meanings of difference outside of contemporary Western feminist contexts. This new edition contains a new subsection on intersectionality. New readings turn readers’ attention to current debates about violence against women, sex work, care work, transfeminisms, and postfeminism. The fourth edition also continues to expand the diverse voices of transnational feminist scholars throughout, with particular attention to questions of class. Introductory essays at the beginning of each section bring the readings together, provide historical and intellectual context, and point to critical additional readings. Five core theoretical concepts—gender, difference, women’s experiences, the personal is political, and intersectionality—anchor the anthology’s organizational framework. New to this edition, text boxes in the introductory essays add excerpts from the writings of foundational theorists that help define important theoretical concepts, and content by Dorothy Sue Cobble, Cathy Cohen, Emi Koyama, Na Young Lee, Angela McRobbie, Viviane Namaste, Vrushali Patil, and Jasbir Puar.
Category: Social Science

Writing On The Body

Author : Katie Conboy
ISBN : 0231105452
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Representative works are interpreted in light of the two great political movements of the nineteenth century: the abolition of slavery and the women's rights movement. By reexamining Emerson, Poe, Melville, Douglass, Walt Whitman, Chopin, and Faulkner and others, Rowe assesses the degree to which major writers' attitudes toward race, class, and gender contribute to specific political reforms in nineteenth and twentieth-century American culture.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Second Wave Feminism Reader

Author : Linda J. Nicholson
ISBN : 0415917611
Genre : Feminist theory
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This volume collates many of the major essays of feminist theory of the past 40 years. The essays included here are those which have made key contributions to feminist theory during this period and which have generated extensive debate.
Category: Feminist theory

Feminist Coalitions

Author : Stephanie Gilmore
ISBN : 9780252075391
Genre : History
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A fresh new look at the productive partnerships forged among second-wave feminists
Category: History

Daring To Care

Author : Susan Gelfand Malka
ISBN : 9780252074813
Genre : Medical
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The role of feminism in transforming nursing and women s professional identity"
Category: Medical

Separate Roads To Feminism

Author : Benita Roth
ISBN : 0521529727
Genre : Social Science
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The development of the era known as the 'second wave' of US feminist protest.
Category: Social Science

Feminism And The Abyss Of Freedom

Author : Linda M. G. Zerilli
ISBN : 0226981347
Genre : Philosophy
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Offering both a discussion of feminism in its postmodern context and a critique of contemporary theory, the author here challenges feminists to move away from a theory-based approach, which focuses on securing or contesting "women" as an analytic category of feminism, to one rooted in political action and judgment.
Category: Philosophy

Riding The Second Wave

Author : Jessica Heriot, Ph.d.
ISBN : 1548392154
Genre : Feminists
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Jessica Heriot, PHD, pinpoints 1968 as the year when everything changed. It was the year her marriage imploded, but it was also the year that showed her a new future and a path forward. In this memoir, she documents the movement that gave her a new life free of the limitations others had placed on her. Her story is one of courage and rebellion but is also of finding solutions and gaining wisdom about herself and psychotherapy. Heriot recounts how her discovery of second-wave feminism transformed her practice of psychotherapy and inspired her to found a feminist counseling center in Baltimore. She intends her book to honor second-wave feminism, but she also hopes to inspire others who might be at a similar crossroad. She found her way forward--so can you.
Category: Feminists