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Third wave feminism : a critical exploration

Author: Stacy Gillis; Gillian Howie; Rebecca Munford
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Expanded 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This timely, thoughtful and provocative collection explores the current period in feminism, known by many as the "third wave". Four sections -- genealogies, sex and gender, popular culture, and challenges -- interrogate the wave metaphor and, through questioning the generational account of feminism, move feminist theory beyond the present impasse between modernism and postmodernism and indicate possible future  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stacy Gillis; Gillian Howie; Rebecca Munford
ISBN: 9780230521742 0230521746 140391821X 9781403918215
OCLC Number: 77795615
Notes: Previous ed.: 2004.
Description: xxxiv, 310 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Feminists love a utopia' : collaboration, conflict and the futures of feminism / Lisa Shapiro Sanders --
On the genealogy of women : a defence of anti-essentialism / Alison Stone --
Kristeva and the trans-missions of the intertext : signs, mothers and speaking in tongues / Mary Orr --
Feminist dissonance : the logic of late feminism / Gillian Howie and Ashley Tauchert --
Transgender feminism : queering the woman question / Susan Stryker --
Theorizing the intermezzo : the contributions of postfeminism and third wave feminism / Amanda D. Lotz --
'You're not one of those boring masculinists, are you?' : the question of male-embodied feminist criticism / Andrew Shail --
Wa(i)ving it all away : producing subject and knowledge in feminisms of colours / Mridula Nath Chakraborty --
'It's all about the Benjamins' : economic determinants of third wave feminism in the United States / Leslie Heywood and Jennifer Drake --
Imagining feminist futures : the third wave, postfeminism and eco/feminism / Niamh Moore --
A different chronology : reflections on feminism in contemporary Poland / Agnieszka Graff --
Global feminisms, transnational political economies, Third World cultural production / Winifred Woodhull --
Neither cyborg nor goddess : the (im)possibilities of cyberfeminism / Stacy Gillis --
Contests for the meaning of third wave feminism : feminism and popular consciousness / Ednie Kaeh Garrison --
'Also I wanted so much to leave for the West' : postcolonial feminism rides the third wave / Anastasia Valassopoulos --
(Un)fashionable feminists : the media and Ally McBeal / Kristyn Gorton --
'Kicking ass is comfort food' : Buffy as third wave feminist icon / Patricia Pender --
'My guns are in the Fendi!' : the postfeminist female action hero / Cristina Lucia Stasia --
Sexing it up? : women, pornography and the third wave feminism / Melanie Waters --
'Wake up and smell the lipgloss' : gender, generation and the (a)politics of girl power / Rebecca Munford --
Interview with Luce Irigaray / Gillian Howie --
Interview with Elaine Showalter / Stacy Gillis and Rebecca Munford.
Responsibility: edited by Stacy Gillis, Gillian Howie and Rebecca Munford.

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