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Feminism/Postmodernism (Thinking Gender)

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Feminism/Postmodernism asks the question, is a postmodern feminist politics possible? This anthology draws on prominent contemporary theorists to attempt a response. The contributors examine the meaning of postmodernism both as a position of method and a diagnosis of the times. They consider issues such as: the nature of personal and social identity today, the relevance of location in constituting theory, the political implications of recent aesthetic trends, and the consequence of changing work and family relations on women's lives.

Synopsis:

Asks if a postmodern feminist politics is possible. Issues discussed include the nature of personal and social identity, and the consequence of changing work and family relations on women's lives.

Synopsis:

Feminism / Postmodernism analyses the benefits and dangers of postmodernism for feminist theory. In her introduction, Linda J. Nicholson reviews the major tensions that have arisen as these two traditions meet.

Synopsis:

In this anthology, prominent contemporary theorists assess the benefits and dangers of postmodernism for feminist theory. The contributors examine the meaning of postmodernism both as a methodological position and a diagnosis of the times. They consider such issues as the nature of personal and social identity today, the political implications of recent aesthetic trends, and the consequences of changing work and family relations on women's lives. Contributors: Seyla Benhabib, Susan Bordo, Judith Butler, Christine Di Stefano, Jane Flax, Nancy Fraser, Donna Haraway, Sandra Harding, Nancy Hartsock, Andreas Huyssen, Linda J. Nicholson, Elspeth Probyn, Anna Yeatman, Iris Young.

Table of Contents

Social criticism without philosophy : an encounter between feminism and postmodernism / Nancy Fraser and Linda J. Nicholson — Postmodernismand gender relations in feminist theory / Jane Flax — Dilemmas of difference : feminism, modernity, and postmodernism / Christine Di Stefano — Feminism, science, and the anti-enlightenment critiques / Sandra Harding — Epistemologies of postmodernism : a rejoinder to Jean-Franøcois Lyotard / Seyla Benhabib — Feminism, postmodernism, and gender-scepticism / Susan Bordo — Foucault on power : a theory for women? / Nancy Hartsock — Travels in the postmodern : making sense of the local / Elspeth Probyn — A manifesto for cyborgs : science, technology, and socialist feminism in the 1980s / Donna Haraway — Mapping the postmodern / Andreas Huyssen.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415900591
Editor:
Nicholson, Linda
Publisher:
Routledge
Editor:
Nicholson, Linda
Author:
Nicholson
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Postmodernism
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographies and index.
Series:
Thinking Gender
Series Volume:
no. 17
Publication Date:
19900331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.00x6.03x.89 in. 1.24 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Asks if a postmodern feminist politics is possible. Issues discussed include the nature of personal and social identity, and the consequence of changing work and family relations on women's lives.
"Synopsis" by , Feminism / Postmodernism analyses the benefits and dangers of postmodernism for feminist theory. In her introduction, Linda J. Nicholson reviews the major tensions that have arisen as these two traditions meet.
"Synopsis" by , In this anthology, prominent contemporary theorists assess the benefits and dangers of postmodernism for feminist theory. The contributors examine the meaning of postmodernism both as a methodological position and a diagnosis of the times. They consider such issues as the nature of personal and social identity today, the political implications of recent aesthetic trends, and the consequences of changing work and family relations on women's lives. Contributors: Seyla Benhabib, Susan Bordo, Judith Butler, Christine Di Stefano, Jane Flax, Nancy Fraser, Donna Haraway, Sandra Harding, Nancy Hartsock, Andreas Huyssen, Linda J. Nicholson, Elspeth Probyn, Anna Yeatman, Iris Young.
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