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Professing Feminism Education and Indoctrination in Women's Studies

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ISBN-10: 0739104551

ISBN-13: 9780739104552

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Expanded)

Authors: Daphne Patai, Noretta Koertge

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In this new and expanded edition of their controversial 1994 book, the authors update their analysis of what's gone wrong with Women's Studies programs. Their three new chapters provide a devastating and detailed examination of the routine practices found in feminst teaching and research.
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Book details

List price: $70.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Lexington Books/Fortress Academic
Publication date: 1/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 5.60" wide x 8.70" long x 1.28" tall
Weight: 1.276

Daphne Patai is professor of Brazilian literature and literary theory at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of a number of books on literature, utopian studies, and the culture wars, most recently Professing Feminism: Education and Indoctrination in Women's Studies, Revised Edition (with Noretta Koertge).Will H. Corral teaches Spanish American literature and culture at California State University, Sacramento. He is the author or editor of several books in Spanish, the most recent of which is El error del acierto (contra ciertos dogmas latinoamericanistas); he lives in Davis, California.

Acknowledgments
Introduction to the New and Expanded Edition
Cautionary Tales from the Strange World of Women's Studies
Prologue: On Airing Dirty Linen
Introduction to the World of Women's Studies
Cautionary Tales from Women Who Walked Away
Ideology and Identity: Playing the Oppression Sweepstakes
Proselytizing and Policing in the Feminist Classroom
Semantic Sorcery: Rhetoric Overtakes Reality
Biodenial and Other Subversive Stratagems
"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall": Feminist Self-Scrutiny
Cults, Communes, and Clicks
From Dogma to Dialogue: The Importance of Liberal Values
Postscript
Women's Studies in the New Millennium
Rhetoric and Reality in Women's Studies
Policing the Academy
Feminists Take On Science: Tilting at the Evil Empire
Conclusion
Notes
Index
About the Authors