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Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Bonnie Mann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the 1980s, this book contends, an uncritical affirmation of anti-essentialism turned this important feminist critique into a disciplinary dogmatism that constrained and homogenized feminist ... More


Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Birgit Schippers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640898
eISBN:
9780748671830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Julia Kristeva's writings on the female subject and on feminist politics continue to trouble many of her readers; as yet, there exists no unified response to her ideas in contemporary feminism. Julia ... More


Beyond Oedipus: Feminist Thought, Psychoanalysis, and Mythical Figurations of the Feminine

Griselda Pollock

in Laughing with Medusa: Classical Myth and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237944
eISBN:
9780191706455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237944.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

If Virginia Woolf is icon of and legend for later 20th-century feminist theory, Jane Harrison transformed a phallic lack into a feminist legacy. While many intellectual women engaged with ... More


Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Daphne Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines the deliberate and unintended spatial consequences of feminism’s second wave, a social movement dedicated to reconfiguring power relations between women and men. Placing the ... More


Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of 'Dislocated Communities'

Toni Erskine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264379
eISBN:
9780191734410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264379.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book offers a challenging and original normative approach to some of the most pressing practical concerns in world politics —including the contested nature of the prohibitions against torture ... More


Divine Love: Luce Irigaray, Women, Gender, and Religion

Morny Joy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055232
eISBN:
9781781700792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055232.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book explores the work of Luce Irigaray, one of the most influential and controversial figures in feminist thought—although Irigaray herself disclaims the term ‘feminism’. Irigaray's work stands ... More


Race, Transnational Feminism, and Paradigms of Difference

Leela Fernandes

in Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes how dominant U.S. models of multiculturalism such as the wave model of feminism have disciplined and distorted the insights of “third wave feminism.” The static nature of the ... More


Amy Jacques Garvey, Jessie Fauset, and Pan-African Feminist Thought

Kate Dossett

in Bridging Race Divides: Black Nationalism, Feminism, and Integration in the United States, 1896-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031408
eISBN:
9780813039282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031408.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the works of Amy Jacques Garvey and Jessie Fauset, women writers and activists of the New Negro movement in Harlem during the 1920s. This chapter provides an account of how ... More


The Multicultural Epistemology of Intersectionality

Ange-Marie Hancock

in Intersectionality: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199370368
eISBN:
9780190637422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370368.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on uncovering the interdisciplinary, multiracial, ontological, and epistemological tenets of intersectionality theory. Two distinct features of this effort are: the serious and ... More


Affiliation, Cultural Roles, and Women's Depression: Miller

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents an excerpt from Jean Baker Miller's Toward a New Psychology of Women, first published in 1976. The book was a key text for the feminist of the 1970s. It ushered in what has come ... More


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