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Feminist theory reader : local and global perspectives / edited by Carole R. McCann and Seung-Kyung Kim.


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2nd ed. - New York : Routledge, 2010.
  • Book
  • xii, 562 p. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-544) and index.
  • * = new to this Second Edition CONTENTS Acknowledgements Introduction SECTION I: GROUNDINGS AND MOVEMENTS Introduction Groundings Yosano Akiko, "The Day the Mountains Move" * Inji Aflatun, "We Egyptian Women" Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, " Introduction, " Elizabeth Martinez, "La Chicana" Bonnie Kreps, "Radical Feminism 1" bell hooks, "Feminism: A Movement to End Sexist Oppression" Christine Delphy, "Rethinking Sex and Gender" Amrita Basu, "Globalization of the Local/Localization of the Global: Mapping Transnational Women's Movements" Movements Deniz Kandiyoti, "Bargaining with Patriarchy" * Muriel Rukeyser, "The Poem as Mask" * "No More Miss America!" T.V. Reed, "The Poetic is the Political: Feminist Poetry and the Poetical of Women's Rights" * The Combahee River Collective, "A Black Feminist Statement" Wangari Maathai, "The History of the Green Belt Movement" * Sonia Correa and Rosalind Petchesky, "Reproductive and Sexual Rights: A Feminist Perspective" Leslie Feinberg, "Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come" * SECTION II: THEORIZING INTERSECTING IDENTITIES Introduction Social Processes/Configuring Differences June Jordan, "Report from the Bahamas" Heidi Hartmann, "The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union" Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, Servants of Globalization: Women, Migration, and Domestic Work * Lila Abu-Lughod, "Orientalism and Middle East Feminist Studies" * Mrinalina Sinha, "Gender and Nation" * R.W. Connell, "The Social Organization of Masculinity" * Monique Wittig, "One Is Not Born a Woman" Boundaries and Belongings Donna Kate Rushin, "The Bridge Poem" Gloria Anzaldua, "La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness" Minnie Bruce Pratt, "Identity: Skin, Blood, Heart" * Almas Sayeed, "Chappals and Gym Shorts: An Indian Muslim Woman in the Land of Oz" * Audre Lorde, "I am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing Across Sexualities" Lionel Cantu with Eithne Luibheid and Alexandra Minna Stern, "Well Founded Fear: Political Asylum and the Boundaries of Sexual Identity in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" * Marie Matsuda, "Beside My Sister, Facing the Enemy: Legal Theory Out of Coalition" * SECTION III: THEORIZING FEMINIST KNOWLEDGE, AGENCY, AND POLITICS Introduction Standpoint Epistemologies/Situational Knowledges Nancy C.M. Hartsock, "The Feminist Standpoint: Toward a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialism" Uma Narayan, "The Project of Feminist Epistemology: Perspectives from a Nonwestern Feminist" Patricia Hill Collins, "Defining Black Feminist Thought, " Chrys Ingraham, "The Heterosexual Imaginary: Feminist Sociology and Theories of Gender" * Donna Haraway, "Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective" Poststructuralist Epistemologies Luce Irigaray, "This Sex Which is Not One" * Lata Mani, "Multiple Mediations: Feminist Scholarship in the Age of Multinational Reception" Sandra Bartky, "Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power" * Judith Butler, "Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory" Sharon Marcus, "Fighting Bodies, Fighting Words: A Theory and Politics of Rape Prevention" * Imagine Otherwise: Solidarity Reconsidered Chandra Talpade Mohanty, "'Under Western Eyes' Revisited: Feminist Solidarity through Anticapitalist Struggles" * Paula M.L. Moya, "Chicana Feminism and Postmodernist Theory, " * Suzanna Danuta Walters, "From Here to Queer: Radical Feminism, Postmodernism, and the Lesbian Menace (Or, Why Can't a Woman be More Like a Fag?) * Aihwa Ong, "Sisterly Solidarity: Feminist Virtue under 'Moderate Islam'" * Malika Ndlovu, "Out of Now-here" * Works Cited Permissions.
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Publisher's Summary:
"Feminist Theory Reader, second edition", continues its unique approach of anthologizing the important works of feminist theory within a multiracial transnational framework. Classic works in feminist theory by scholars such as Simone De Beauvoir, Gloria Anzaldua, Judith Butler, belle hooks, Nancy Hartsock, Deniz Kandiyoti, and Chandra Talpade Mohanty appear alongside cutting-edge scholarship by Paula Moya, Aiwha Ong, Raewyn Connell, Suzanne Walters, Mrinalina Sinha, and Rhacel Parrenas. The new edition significantly updates both the local and global perspectives that distinguished the first edition, incorporating themes and debates on the rise in the contemporary feminist scholarship.
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McCann, Carole R. (Carole Ruth), 1955-
Kim, Seung-Kyung, 1954-

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