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Contemporary feminist theory and activism : six global issues

Author: Wendy Lynne Lee
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2010.
Series: Critical issues in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wendy Lynne Lee's Contemporary Feminist Theory and Activism: Six Global Issues explores six issues that are vital to a vibrant and meaningful feminist movement. Among these are included: the economic disparity and entrenched gender inequality of global markets; the role played by technology in our conception of reproductive rights, sexual identity, and gender; the rise of religious fanaticism; and the relationship  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Lynne Lee
ISBN: 9781551119045 1551119048
OCLC Number: 458726552
Description: xi, 244 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Future(s) of Feminism --
Sexual Identities: Institutionalized Discrimination, Medical/Technological Possibility, and the (Slow) Death of Binary Nature --
Reproductive Technology and the Global Exploitation of Women's Sexuality --
Economic Disparity and the Global Market: Institutionalized Inequality --
The Culture Industry, the Conceptual Economy of Difference, and the Allure of Religion: Feminist Discourses of Resistance --
Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism, and the "New" Anti-Feminism --
Ecological Feminism: A Critical Praxis for the Future as Now --
Life as Activism.
Series Title: Critical issues in philosophy.
Responsibility: Wendy Lynne Lee.

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Explores six issues that are vital to a vibrant and meaningful feminist movement. This title argues that a feminist theorizing adequately equipped to confront the issues of a young but changing  Read more...

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