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Encyclopedia of feminist theories / edited by Lorraine Code.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2000
Imprint:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxvi, 530 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • traditional taxonomies of feminist theory (e.g. socialist thought) theoretical subdivisions (e.g. ecofeminism and feminist spirituality) discipline-specific issues (e.g. philosophy and anthropology) the conceptual apparatus of gender theory (eg biologism) methodologies (e.g. deconstruction and narrative theory) intersections (e.g. with racial theory, queer theory) political issues (e.g. citizenship, reproductive rights).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
The path-breaking Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories is an accessible, multidisciplinary insight into the complex field of feminist thought. The Encyclopedia contains over 500 authoritative entries commissioned from an international team of contributors and includes clear, concise and provocative explanations of key themes and ideas. Each entry contains cross references and a bibliographic guide to further reading; over 50 biographical entries provide readers with a sense of how the theories they encounter have developed out of the lives and situations of their authors. Areas covered: * traditional taxonomies of feminist theory (e.g. socialist thought) * theoretical subdivisions (e.g. ecofeminism and feminist spirituality) * discipline-specific issues (e.g. philosophy and anthropology) * the conceptual apparatus of gender theory (eg biologism) * methodologies (e.g. deconstruction and narrative theory) * intersections (e.g. with racial theory, queer theory) * political issues (e.g. citizenship, reproductive rights) Editorial board Lynda Birke , University of Warwick, UK Sarah Franklin, University of Lancaster, UK Judith Grant, University of Southern California, USA Regina Graycar, .
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Contributor:
Code, Lorraine.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0415132746
9780415132749

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