Feminist Theory A Reader

ISBN-10: 007282672X

ISBN-13: 9780072826722

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

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Description: "Feminist Theory: A Reader represents the history, intellectual breadth, and diversity of feminist theory. The selections are organized into five historical periods from the 18th century to the early-2000s and include key feminist manifestoes to help readers see the link between feminist theory and application. The collection presents feminist thought, from its inception, as the province of women of different races, classes, nationalities, and sexualities in order to demonstrate the continuity in feminist theory discussions. A lexicon of the debates - clear, concise explanations of twelve key concepts that characterize the development of feminist thought since its inception - provides a vocabulary of important feminist theory terms and puts that vocabulary in context."--BOOK JACKET.

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List price: $86.56
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 4/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Introduction: Reading Feminist Theory
What is Feminist Theory? What is Feminism?
“Feminism” “Feminist” The Feminist Dictionary (1985)
“Womanist” from In Search of Our Mothers Gardens (1983)
“Not by Degrees: Feminist Theory and Education” (1979)
“Poetry Is Not a Luxury” (1977) rptd in Sister/Outsider: Essays and Speeches (1984)
“Theory as Liberatory Practice” from Teaching to Transgress (1994)
“Have We Got a Theory for You! Feminist Theory, Cultural Imperialism and the Demand for ‘The Woman’s Voice’” (1983)
Lexicon of the Debates: Feminisms
Bodies
Sexualities
Epistemologies
Essentialism/Social Construction
Language
Power
Psychoanalysis and/in Feminism
Intersections of Race, Class and Gender
Sexual Division of Labor
Subjectivities
“Third World”/Global Feminisms
1792 through 1920—Introduction
“The Changing Woman” (Navajo Origin Myth)
“Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society.” from Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792)
From Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Women (1838)
Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments from The History of Women’s Suffrage (1848)
Sojourner Truth, “Ain’t I a Woman” (1851) “Keep the Thing Going While Things Are Stirring” (1867)
Chapters 2 & 4 from Subjection of Women (1870)
“Letter to my Countrywomen Dwelling in Farmsteads and Cottages of England” (1871)
“Wife Torture in England” (1878)
From Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (1884)
“The Status of Women in America” from A Voice from the South: By a Black Woman of the South (1892)
From “Introduction” and “Genesis” The Women’s Bible (1895)
Chapter VII from Women and Economics (1898)
“The Progress of Colored Women” (1898)
From Women and Labor (1911)
From The Traffic in Women (1910)
“Girl Slaves of the Milwaukee Breweries” (1910)
“Now We Begin” from On Women and Revolution (1919)
1920 through 1963—Introduction
“Birth Control-A Parent’s Problem or Woman’s?” from Women and the New Race (1920)
“Studies in Female Inversion” (1923)
From A Room of One’s Own (1929)
“The Dread of Women” (1932)
“Sex and Temperament” from Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies (1935)
From “The Haunting Idead: Its Nature and Origin” from Woman as a Force in History: A Study in Traditions and Realities (1946)
“A Comparative Study: Accentuating the Similarities of the Societal Positions of Women and Negroes” (1946)
From Color Me Flo: My Hard Life and Good Times (1976)
“Introduction” from The Second Sex (1949)
“Conclusion” from Sex Variant Women in Literature (1956)
1963 through 1975—Introduction
From The Feminine Mystique (1963)
“Powers and Dangers” from Purity and Danger (1966)
NOW Statement (1966)
S.C.U.M. Manifesto (1967)
From Sexual Politics (1969)
“An Argument for Black Women’s Liberation as a Revolutionary Force” (1969)
Redstockings Manifesto (1969)
“Learning to Be a Woman” from Patriarchal Attitudes (1970)
“The Dialectic of Sex” from The Dialectic of Sex (1970)
“The Liberation of Black Women” in Voice of the New Feminism (1970)
“Why Owl (Older Women’s League)?” (1970)
From “The Hidden River of Androgyny” Toward a Recognition of Androgyny (1973)
“Older Women a Stockpile of Losses” from Amazon Odyssey (1974)
“Is Female to Male as Nature is to Culture” (1974)
“The Laugh of Medusa” (1975)
“Semantic Polarizations” from Women and Words (1975)
From “Conclusion: Women’s Liberation in Muslim Countries” from Beyond the Veil: Male- Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society (1975)
“The Traffic in Women” (1975)
1975 through 1985—Introduction
“The Female World of Love and Ritual” (1975)
“Women Fight Back” in Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape (1975)
From Close to Home (1975)
“What Became of God the Mother?
Conflicting Images of God in Early Christianity” (1976)
Combahee River Collective, “A Black Feminist Statement” (1977)
From “This Sex Which is Not One” from This Sex Which Is Not One (1977)
“Some Reflections on Separatism and Power” (1978) rptd. in Politics of Reality
“Age, Race, Sex and Class: Women Redefining Difference” (1978) rptd. in Sister/Outsider: Essays and Speeches (1984)
“The Sexual Sociology of Adult Life” from The Reproduction of Mothering (1978)
“The Straight Mind” (1978) from The Straight Mind and Other Essays
“Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence” (1980)
“Maternal Thinking” (1985)
“Feminism and the Revolt Against Nature” from Heresies no. 13 (1981)
“Asian Pacific Women and Feminism” (1981)
“The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union” (1981)
“Concepts of Self and Morality” from In a Different Voice (1982)
“Is the Gaze Male?” (1982)
“The Fear that Feminism Will Free Men First” from Power of Desire (1983)
“Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses.” (1984/1991)
“Politics of Location” from Blood, Bread and Poetry (1984)
1985 through 1995
“Kochinnenko in the Academy” (1986)
“What is Feminism” (1986)
“Jewish Memory from a Feminist Perspective” from Tikkun 1:2 (1986)
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