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Coming to terms : feminism, theory, politics

Author: Elizabeth Weed
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For over a decade, feminist studies have occupied an extraordinary position in the United States. On the one hand, they have contributed to the development of a strong "identity" politics; on the other, they have been part of the post-structuralist critique of the unified subject -- its experience, truth and presence -- and of the massive challenge to Western metaphysics and humanism. Along with race and ethnic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coming to terms.
New York : Routledge, 1989
(DLC) 89006021
(OCoLC)19394926
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Weed
OCLC Number: 987877050
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 294 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: terms of reference / Elizabeth Weed --
Changing the subject / Nancy K. Miller --
Julia Kristeva: take two / Jacqueline Rose --
Commentary: Postponing politics / Margaret W. Ferguson --
Dreaming dissymmetry: Barthes, Foucault, and sexual difference / Naomi Schor --
Is there a lesbian in this text?: Derrida, Wittig, and the politics of the three women / Heather Findlay --
Commentary: Post-utopian difference / Mary Ann Doane --
Gender: a useful category of historical analysis / Joan W. Scott --
The body politic / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg--
The problem of race in women's history / Evelyn Brooks-Higginbotham --
Commentary: Feminism and the consolidations of "women" in history / Denise Riley --
Feminism and cross-cultural inquiry: the terms of the discourse in Islam / Leila Ahmed --
"It's you, and not me": domination and "othering" in theorizing the "Third World" / Rey Chow --
Commentary: "All that is inside is not center": responses to the discourses of domination / Barbara Harlow --
A manifesto for cyborgs: science, technology, and socialist feminism in the 1980s / Donna Haraway --
Commentary: Allies and enemies / Christina Crosby --
Commentary: Cyborgs, origins, and subjectivity / Mary Ann Doane --
Commentary: Cyborgian socialists? / Joan W. Scott --
The political economy of women as seen by a literary critic / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak --
Commentary: What is to be done / Ellen Rooney.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Weed.
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Essays by some of the most prominent critical thinkers in feminist studies address feminism's relationship to politics and theory.  Read more...

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