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Sex, gender and the body

Author: Toril Moi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Student edView all editions and formats

Aimed at university courses, this work consists of two essays from "What Is a Woman?". By suggesting that we think of the body as a situation, first essay offers a serious challenge to dominant  Read more...


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Named Person: Simone de Beauvoir; Simone de Beauvoir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toril Moi
ISBN: 0199276226 9780199276226
OCLC Number: 156238009
Notes: The student edition of what is a woman?
Description: 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. What Is a Woman? Sex, Gender, and the Body in Feminist Theory ; 2. 'I Am a Woman': The Personal and the Philosophical
Responsibility: Toril Moi.


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In these two essays Moi goes beyond her previous writings and shows the reader in great detail how Beauvoir can help us get past the stagnation that has come to characterize feminist theory. They Read more...

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