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Feminist Theory Reader Local and Global Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 0415521025

ISBN-13: 9780415521024

Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Carole R. McCann, Seung-Kyung Kim

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The third edition of the Feminist Theory Readeranthologizes the important classical and contemporary works of feminist theory within a multiracial transnational framework. This edition includes 16 new essays; the editors have organized the readings into four sections, which challenge the prevailing representation of feminist movements as waves.Introductory essays at the beginning of each section lay out the framework that brings the readings together and provide historical and intellectual context.Now available for the first time in eBook format 978-0-203-59831-3.
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Book details

List price: $118.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 628
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

Preface to the Third Edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Feminist Theory: Local and Global Perspectives
Introduction: Theorizing Feminist Times and Spaces
Feminist Movements
"The Day the Mountains Move"
"Re-Rooting American Women's Activism: Global Perspectives on 1848"
The Second Sex, "Introduction,"
"Feminism in 'Waves': Useful Metaphor or Not?"
"Multiracial Feminism: Recasting the Chronology of Second Wave Feminism,"
"Globalization of the Local/Localization of the Global: Mapping Transnational Women's Movements"
"The Idea of Ancestry: Of Feminist Genealogies and Many Other Things"
Local Identities and Politics
"The Poem as Mask"
"The Poetical is the Political: Feminist Poetry and the Poetics of Women's Rights"
"Bargaining with Patriarchy"
"Introduction: The Theoretical Subversiveness of Feminism"
"La Chicana"
The Combahee River Collective, "A Black Feminist Statement"
"The Culture of Romance"
"Lesbians in Revolt"
"Reproductive and Sexual Rights: A Feminist Perspective"
"Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come"
Introduction: Theorizing Intersecting Identities
Social Processes/Configuring Differences
"Critical Thinking about Inequality: An Emerging Lens"
"The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union"
Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration, and Domestic Work
"Orientalism and Middle East Feminist Studies"
"Gender and Nation"
"One Is Not Born a Woman"
"The Social Organization of Masculinity"
Boundaries and Belongings
"The Bridge Poem"
"Report from the Bahamas"
"The New Mestiza Nation: A Multicultural Movement"
"Identity: Skin, Blood, Heart"
"I am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing across Sexualities"
"Well Founded Fear: Political Asylum and the Boundaries of Sexual Identity in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands"
"The Veil Debate Again"
"Forward: Locating Feminisms/Feminists"
"Native American Feminism, Sovereignty, and Social Change"
"Beside My Sister, Facing the Enemy: Legal Theory Out of Coalition"
Introduction: Theorizing Feminist Knowledge and Agency
Standpoint Epistemologies/Situated Knowledges
"The Feminist Standpoint: Toward a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialism"
"The Project of Feminist Epistemology: Perspectives from a Nonwestern Feminist"
"Defining Black Feminist Thought"
"Separating Lesbian Theory From Feminist Theory"
"Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective"
Poststructuralist Epistemologies
"This Sex Which Is Not One"
"Multiple Mediations: Feminist Scholarship in the Age of Multinational Reception"
"Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power"
"Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory"
Introduction: Imagine Otherwise
Bodies and Emotions
"Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology"
"Reclaiming Women's Bodies: Colonialist Trope or Critical Epistemology?"
"Multiculturalism and the Promise of Happiness"
"Lumpectomy Eve"
Solidarity Reconsidered
"'Under Western Eyes' Revisited: Feminist Solidarity through Anticapitalist Struggles"
"From Here to Queer: Radical Feminism, Postmodernism, and the Lesbian Menace (Or, Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Fag?)"
"Chicana Feminism and Postmodernist Theory"
"Out of Now-here"
Works Cited
Credits
Index