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Living a feminist life

Author: Sara Ahmed
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Showing how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist, Sara Ahmed highlights the ties between feminist theory and living a life that sustains it by building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship and discussing the figure of the feminist killjoy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ahmed, Sara, 1969-
Living a feminist life.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016032264
(OCoLC)946461715
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Ahmed
ISBN: 9780822373377 0822373378
OCLC Number: 953918870
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Feminism is sensational --
On being directed --
Willfulness and feminist subjectivity --
Trying to transform --
Being in question --
Brick walls --
Fragile connections --
Feminist snap --
Lesbian feminism --
Conclusion 1: A killjoy survival kit --
Conclusion 2: A killjoy manifesto.
Responsibility: Sara Ahmed.

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"Living a Feminist Life hopes we can survive doing feminist theory, and energises us to do so." -- Clare Croft * Feminist Theory * "[Ahmed's] prose style . . . is incantatory and quizzical, probing Read more...

 
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