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A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory

ISBN: 978-0-631-22403-7
288 pages
August 2003, ©2003, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Concise Companion to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the last 35 years.

  • Introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years.
  • Guides students along the cutting edge of current feminist theory.
  • Suitable for students and scholars of all fields touched by feminist thought.
  • Covers an exceptionally broad range of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions.
  • Organised around concepts rather than schools of feminism.
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Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction (Mary Eagleton).

1. Place and Space (Linda McDowell).

2. Time (Krista Cowman and Louise A. Jackson).

3. Class (Rosemary Hennessy).

4. 'Race' (Kum-Kum Bhavnani and Meg Coulson).

5. Sexuality (Rey Chow).

6. Subjects (Chris Weedon).

7. Language (Sara Mills).

8. Literature (Mary Eagleton).

9. The Visual (Griselda Pollock).

10. Feminist Philosophies (Rose Braidotti).

11. Cyberculture (Jenny Wolmark).

12. Feminist Futures (Sara Ahmed).

Select Bibliography.

Index.
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Mary Eagleton is Reader in the School of Cultural Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University. She is the author of Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader (Blackwell Publishing, Second Edition, 1996), and its accompanying Working with Feminist Criticism (Blackwell Publishing, 1996).
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  • Introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years.

  • Guides students along the cutting edge of current feminist theory.

  • Suitable for students and scholars of all fields touched by feminist thought.

  • Covers an exceptionally broad range of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions.

  • Organised around concepts rather than schools of feminism.
See More
"A Consise Companion to Feminist Theory is essential reading for researchers engaged in the diverse fields of feminist studies ... Even non-specialist readers with a view to getting started in feminist theory and practice will find the book quite interesting and thought provoking. A book with such a wide sweep of readership is no mean achievement."
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