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Continental Feminism Reader

ISBN-10: 0742523098

ISBN-13: 9780742523098

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ann J. Cahill, Jennifer Hansen, Rosi Braidotti, Teresa Brennan, Judith Butler

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Description:

Ann J. Cahill and Jennifer Hansen collect the most groundbreaking recent work in Continental feminist theory, introducing and explaining pieces that are often mystifying to those outside the field and outside academia. With these essays, Continental Feminism Reader begins the process of reanimating feminist politics through the critical tools of its contributors.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature and the Co-director of the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley. She is presently the recipient of the Andrew Mellon Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in the Humanities.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Judith Butler
Introduction: The Politics of Sexual Identity
Gender Trouble
"'Woman' As the Subject of Feminism"
"Bodily Inscriptions, Performative Subversions"
"Conclusion: From Parody to Politics"
Rosi Braidotti
Introduction: Nomadic Subjectivity
Sexual Difference As a Nomadic Political Project
Teresa Brennan
Introduction: Detours and Delays
Social Pressure
Essence against Identity
Kelly Oliver
Introduction: Abjected Maternal Love and Paternal Pathology
The Morality of American Manhood, Responsibility, and Virility
What Is Transformative about the Performative? From Repetition to Working-Through
Drucilla Cornell
Introduction: Equivalent Rights
Living Together: Psychic Space and the Demand for Sexual Equality
Teresa de Lauretis
Introduction: Women Writing Passionate Fictions of Woman
Through the Looking Glass: Women, Cinema, and Language
Moira Gatens
Introduction: Imaginary Bodies and Real Difference
Power, Bodies, and Difference
Toward a Feminist Philosophy of the Body
Elizabeth Grosz
Introduction: The Promise of the Unruly Body
Sexed Bodies
Index
About the Editors