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Feminisms : a reader

Author: Maggie Humm
Publisher: New York ; London : Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992.
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This major textbook for women's studies provides an excellent and wide-ranging introduction to feminist ideas and perspectives on issues such as the family, sexuality, work, education, patriarchy,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Humm
ISBN: 0745009247 9780745009247 0745009255 9780745009254
OCLC Number: 27072072
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 420 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. History of feminism in Britain and America --
2. First Wave Feminism : --
Woman and Labour / Olive Schreiner --
A Room of One's Own ; Three Guineas / Virginia Woolf --
The Life of Emily Davison ; Mr. Chesterton in hysterics, a study in prejudice / Rebecca West --
The Cause / Ray Strachey --
Why Feminism Lives ; Feminism Divided / Vera Brittain and Winifred Hotby --
The Second Sex / Simone de Beauvoir --
3. Second Wave Feminism : --
Feminist theory and the academic disciplines --
Sexual politics / Kate Millet --
The Dialectic of Sex, the case for feminist revolution / Shulasmith Firestone --
Against our will : men, women and rape / Susan Brownmiller --
Women and nature : the roaring inside of her ; Pornography and silence : the culture's revenge against nature / Susan Griffin --
Pornography : men possessing women / Andrea Dworkin --
4. Socialist --
Marxist Feminism : --
Women, the longest revolution / Juliet Mitchell --
Woman's consciousness, Man's world / Sheila Rowbotham --
Capitalism, Patriarchy and Job Segregation by Sex ; The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism ; Towards a more Progressive Untion / Heidi Harmann --
Women's Oppression today : Problems in Marxist-Feminist Analysis / Michele Barrett --
Feminism, Marxism, Mehod and the state : an agenday for Theory / Catharine MacKinnon. 5. Asian, Black, and Women of Colour, Lesbianisms --
Feminisms : --
Tomorrow's tomorrow : the Black Woman / Joyce Ladner --
Women, Race and Class / Angela Davis --
A Black Feminist Statement / Combahee River Collective --
An Open Letter to Mary Daly / Audre Lorde --
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens / Alice Walker --
La Pieta / Gloria Anzaldua --
I am what i am / Rosario Morales --
Asian Pacific American Women and Feminism / Mitsuye Yamada --
Black Women, the Economic Crisis and the British State ; Violence Against Black Women : Gender, race and State / Amina Mama --
6. Lesbian Feminism : --
Gyn/Ecology [Gynecology] : the Metaethics of Radical Feminism / Mary Daly --
Not by Degrees : Feminist Theory and Education / Charlotte Bunch --
Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence / Adrienne Rich --
7. Liberal Feminism : --
The Feminine Mystique / Betty Friedan --
The Radical Future of Liberal Feminism ; The Sexual Politics of the New Right : Understanding the Crisis of Liberation for the 1980s / Zillah Eisenstein --
8. Difference : --
The Laugh of the Medusa / Helene Cixous --
This Sex which is Not One ; When our Lips Speak Together / Luce Irigaray --
Desire in Language : a Semiotic approach to Literature and Art ; Women's Time / Julia Kristeva. In a Different Voice : Psychological theory and Women's Development ; Woman's Place in the Man's Life Cycle / Carol Gilligan --
9. Psychoanalytic Feminism : --
Women and Madness / Phyllis Chesler --
The Mermaid and the Minotaur / Dorothy Dinnerstein --
Psychoanalysis and Feminism / Juliet Mitchell --
Toward a New Psychology of Women / Jean Baker Miller --
The Enigma of Women : Woman in Freud's writing [Freud] / Sarah Kofman --
14. Nature : --
Is Female to Male as Nature is to Culture? / Sherry Ortner --
The Traffic in Women : Notes on the Political Economy of Sex / Gayle Rubin --
11. Sexuality and Reproduction : --
The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm / Anne Koedt --
A Theory on Female Sexuality / Mary Jane Sherfey --
Of Woman Born : Motherhood as Experience and Institution / Adrienne Rich --
The Reproduction of Mothering : Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender / Nancy Chodorow --
Uses of the Erotic : the Erotic as Power / Audre Lorde --
Thinking Sex : Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality / Gayle Rubin --
Abortion and Woman's Choice : The State, Sexuality and Reproductive Freedom / Rosalind Petchesky --
12. Peace : --
Preservative Love and Military Destruction : Some Reflections on Mothering and Peace / Sara Ruddick. 13. Philosophy and the Sciences : --
Women's Perspective as a Radical Critique of Sociology / Dorothy Smith --
Feminism and Science / Evelyn Fox Keller --
Conclusion : Epistemological Questions / Sandra Harding --
14. History : --
The Majority Finds its Past : Placing Women in History / Gerda Lerner --
The Social Relation of the Sexes : Methodological implications of Women's History / Joan Kelly-Gadol --
The Female World of Love and Ritual : Relations Between Women in Nineteenth Century America / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg --
Search and Subject, Threading Circumstance / Sheila Rowbotham --
15. Culture : --
Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema / Laura Mulvey --
Alice doesn't : Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema / Teresa de Lauretis --
Feminist Aesthetics / Gisela Ecker --
Feminism and Modernism / Griselda Pollock --
16. Language and Writing : --
When we Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision / Adrienne Rich --
Toward a Black Feminist Criticism / Barbara Smith --
This Novel Changes Lives : Are Women's Novels Feminist Novels / Ros Coward --
Towards a Feminist Poetics / Elaine Showalter --
For the Etruscans / Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Feminism and Education : --
Toward a Woman-Centered University / Adrienne Rich --
Women's Studies as a strategy for change : between criticism and vision / Marcia Westkott --
The Politics of Black Women's Studies / Gloria Hull and Barbara Smith.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Maggie Humm.
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