ISBN13: 9780195150094ISBN10: 0195150090 Paperback, 592 pages
Nov 2005, In Stock
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592 pages; 19 illus.; 7-1/2 x 9-1/4; ISBN13: 978-0-19-515009-4ISBN10: 0-19-515009-0
Ideal for interdisciplinary courses in feminist theory, this reader incorporates both classic and cutting-edge material to provide an overview of theoretical feminist writing about the quest for gender justice
Table of Contents
Each section opens with an Introduction.
SECTION I. BACKGROUND CONCEPTS
Iris M. Young, "Five Faces of Oppression"
Sally Haslanger, "Gender and Social Construction: Who? What? When? Where? How?"
Susan Wendell, "The Social Construction of Disability"
Trina Grillo, "Anti-Essentialism and Intersectionality: Tools to Dismantle the Master's House"
Joanna Kadi, "Stupidity 'Deconstructed'"
Patricia Hill Collins, "The Politics of Black Feminist Thought"
Uma Narayan, "Cross-Cultural Connections, Border-Crossings, and 'Death by Culture'"
Linda Alcoff, "The Problem of Speaking for Others"
SECTION II. GENERAL APPROACHES TO SEX OPPRESSION
THE SAMENESS APPROACH ("Humanist Feminism")
John Stuart Mill, The Subjection of Women, Chapter 1
Sojourner Truth, "Ar'n't I a Woman?"
Martha C. Nussbaum, "Human Capabilities, Female Human Beings"
Susan Schechter, "Social Change on Behalf of Battered Women: Reforming the Criminal Justice System"
Amartya Sen, "More than 100 Million Woman Are Missing"
Kimberlé Crenshaw, "Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color"
THE DIFFERENCE APPROACH ("GYNOCENTRIC FEMINISM")
Iris M. Young, "Humanism, Gynocentrism, and Feminist Politics"
Jane Addams, "Women and Public Housekeeping"
Audre Lorde, "Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power"
Paula Gunn Allen, "Who Is Your Mother? Red Roots of White Feminism"
Carol Gilligan, "Moral Orientation and Moral Development"
Carol P. Christ, "Why Women Need the Goddess: Phenomenological, Psychological, and Political Reflections"
Alice Walker, "The Only Reason You Want to Go to Heaven Is That You Have Been Driven Out of Your Mind (Off Your Land and Out of Your Lover's Arms)"
Sara Ruddick, "Notes Toward a Feminist Maternal Peace Politics"
Vandana Shiva, "Women's Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation"
THE DOMINANCE APPROACH
Catharine MacKinnon, "Difference and Domination: On Sex Discrimination"
Catherine MacKinnon, "Desire and Power" and "Sex and Violence: A Perspective"
Emma Goldman, "Woman Suffrage"
Sandre Lee Bartky, "Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power"
Audre Lorde, "Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference"
John Stoltenberg, "Confronting Pornography as a Civil-Rights Issue"
Lisa Duggan, Nan D. Hunter, and Carole S. Vance, "False Promises: Feminist Antipornography Legislation"
Marilyn Frye, "Willful Virgin or Do You Have to Be a Lesbian to Be a Feminist?"
bell hooks, "Seduced by Violence No More"
SECTION III. LOCALIZING APPROACHES TO SEX OPPRESSION
Nancy Fraser and Linda J. Nicholson, "Social Criticism without Philosophy: An Encounter between Feminism and Postmodernism"
Judith Butler, from Gender Trouble
bell hooks, "Postmodern Blackness"
Sharon Marcus, "Fighting Bodies, Fighting Words: A Theory and Politics of Rape Prevention"
Kate Bornstein, "Send in the Clowns"
Susan Bordo, "Material Girl: The Effacements of Postmodern Culture"
FEMINIST IDENTITY POLITICS
Barbara Christian, "The Race for Theory"
Combahee River Collective, "A Black Feminist Statement"
Mari Matsuda, "On Identity Politics"
Gloria Anzaldúa, "La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness"
Angela Davis, "Mama's Got the Blues: Rivals, Girlfriends, and Advisors"
Dorothy E. Roberts, "Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and the Right of Privacy"
SECTION IV. FEMINIST ALLIES?
Nancy Fraser, "Multiculturalism, Antiessentialism, and Radical Democracy: A Genealogy of the Current Impasse in Feminist Theory"
Leela Gandhi, "Postcolonialism and Feminism"
Ann Laura Stoler, "Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Gender, Race, and Morality in Colonial Asia"
Iris M. Young, "Socialist Feminism and the Limits of Dual Systems Theory"
Gwyn Kirk, "Standing on Solid Ground: A Materialist Ecological Feminism"
Leslie Feinberg, "Walking Our Talk"
Gayle S. Rubin, "Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality"
Judith Butler, "Against Proper Objects"
Evelynn Hammonds, "Black (W)holes and the Geometry of Black Female Sexuality"