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Undutiful Daughters New Directions in Feminist Thought and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0230118313

ISBN-13: 9780230118317

Edition: 2012

Authors: Fanny S�derb�ck, Henriette Gunkel, Chrysanthi Nigianni

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"This exciting collection offers a range of undutiful feminist voices of our time. Employing experimental modes of thinking and writing, the contributors remain faithful to the feminist tradition of subversion and resistance, while refusing to submit to its political tradition of a loving sisterhood or dutiful daughterhood. Through productive disagreement and cognitive dissonance, the essays presented here reflect the specific circumstances of our present, and attempt to dream and envision possible alternatives for the future. The volume thus invites us to think of the becoming of feminism itself, and the possibilities of future feminisms-to-come. Contributors include Rosi Braidotti, Judith…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 8/16/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 222
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Henriette Gunkel is post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Fort Hare Institute of Social and Economic Research, South Africa.

Chrysanthi Nigianni is a PhD candidate at the School of Social Sciences, Media & Cultural Studies, University of East London. She hastaught at the University of East London and at Anglia Ruskin University.

Series Foreword
Preface: The Society of Undutiful Daughters
New Concepts
Introduction: A Politics of Polyphony
The Future of Feminist Theory: Dreams for New Knowledges
The Need for the New in Feminist Activist Discourse: Notes Toward a Scene of Anachronism
The Interruptive Feminine: Aleatory Time and Feminist Politics
�criture Futuriste
New Bodies and Ethics
Introduction: A Politics of Displeasure
Feminist Extinction
Hydrofeminism: Or, On Becoming a Body of Water
The Breathing Body in Movement
Incubators, Pumps, and Other Hard-Breasted Bodies
New Subjectivities
Introduction: A Politics of Visibility
Rethinking Sexual Difference and Kinship in Juliet Mitchell's Psychoanalysis and Feminism
Transgenres and the Plane of Gender Imperceptibility
Primal Scenes, Forbidden Words, and Reclaimed Spaces: Voice, Body, and Poetic Form in Recent South African Writing
Going Gaga: Dissent, Refusal, and Feminism
(Un)naming the Third Sex After Beauvoir: Toward a Third-Dimensional Feminism
List of Contributors