Category: Feminist Theory

The Feminist Spectator as Critic by Jill Dolan

By Jill Dolan

The Feminist Spectator as Critic broke new floor as one of many pioneering books on feminist spectatorship, encouraging resistant readings to generate feminist meanings in functionality. impending dwell spectatorship via a variety of interdisciplinary tools, the ebook has been foundational in theater reports, functionality stories, and gender/sexuality/women's stories. This up-to-date and enlarged moment version celebrates the book's twenty-fifth anniversary with a considerable new creation and up-to-the-moment bibliography, detailing the growth to this point in gender fairness in theater and the humanities, and suggesting how some distance now we have but to go.

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Postfeminism: Cultural Texts and Theories by Stéphanie Genz

By Stéphanie Genz

This e-book is the 1st introductory textual content on postfeminism. It presents an necessary consultant that either surveys and seriously positions the most concerns, theories and modern debates surrounding the time period. The e-book analyzes postfeminism's underpinnings and significant contexts, diverse definitions and meanings in addition to renowned media representations.Adopting an inclusive and interdisciplinary technique, the authors situate postfeminism with regards to previous feminisms and deal with its manifestations in pop culture, academia and politics. They draw on a variety of popular examples and case experiences to debate such various subject matters as Backlash, lady energy and Chick-lit, Postmodern Feminism, Queer Feminism, 3rd Wave Feminism and firm tradition. The obtainable, basic structure permits scholars and academics to discover the various postfeminist panorama in addition to study particular models of it. The textual content is key examining for all scholars and lecturers looking an in depth and complete figuring out of postfeminism.

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Living Feminism: The Impact of the Women's Movement on Three by Chilla Bulbeck

By Chilla Bulbeck

During this difficult ebook, Chilla Bulbeck examines the influence of feminism on traditional Australian girls. She argues that this has been major, even for these girls who shun feminism. The lives of sixty ladies of varied a long time and backgrounds, whose personal phrases make up a lot of this ebook, are set opposed to broader alterations in society because the Nineteen Fifties. Bulbeck explores becoming up, schooling, paintings, marriage, motherhood and sexuality. in part a background of feminism, the e-book additionally considers feminism's relevance past the white center classification.

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Women’s Oppression Today: The Marxist/Feminist Encounter by Michele Barrett, Kathi Weeks

By Michele Barrett, Kathi Weeks

Women’s Oppression Today is now a vintage textual content within the debate approximately Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted time and again given that its first ebook in 1980. Acknowledging the booklet as a fabricated from the explicit political weather of the time it was once written, Michèle Barrett during this revised variation surveys the political and highbrow alterations that experience as a result taken position, adjustments which might make the writing of the sort of textual content now impossible.

In a tremendous new essay she discusses the symptomatic absence from the ebook of any attention of ethnicity, race and racism, and in addition experiences the numerous advancements that experience happened in view that its first booklet. whereas protecting the imperative arguments of the e-book of their personal phrases, she issues to primary alterations within the context during which the sort of debate will be carried out at the present time. The philosophical problem of assorted different types of poststructuralism to the certainties of the book’s materialist premises are mentioned, as is the problem of postmodernism to grand political tasks reminiscent of socialism and feminism.

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Imagining World Politics: Sihar & Shenya, A Fable for Our by L.H.M. Ling

By L.H.M. Ling

This booklet deals a non-Western feminist standpoint on international politics and diplomacy. inventive, cutting edge, and difficult, it seeks thoroughly to rework modern Eurocentric and masculinist IR through re-presenting it in non-Western, non-masculinist, and non-academic phrases. Drawing on Daoist dialectics, the tales of Sihar and Shenya target to redress such hegemonic imbalance via finishing the IR tale. To the yang of energy politics, this ebook bargains a yin of fairy-tale. (Both are both fantastical yet to varied purposes.) To the yang of binary different types like Self vs different, West vs relaxation, hypermasculinity vs hyperfemininity, Sihar and Shenya exhibit their yin complementarities and complicities, inside and outside, best and backside, middle and outer edge. And to the yang of intransigent hegemony, Sihar & Shenya explores the yin of emancipation via porous, water-like proposal and behaviour via venues like aesthetics and feelings. From this foundation, we commence to determine one other international with one other type of politics.

Written with scholars of IR and global politics in brain, this publication deals a postcolonial bridge for IR/WP. Following an instructional advent to help the reader, Ling strikes clear of conventional scholarship and into 3 interlocking fables:

  • Book I exhibits what an alternate global may appear and feel like.
  • Book II makes the results for IR/WP extra particular. It attracts at the conventional chinese language concept of the 5 hobbies (wu xing) -- hearth, steel, earth, wooden, and water -- to demonstrate iconic parts of IR/WP -- energy, wealth, protection, love, and knowledge -- and the way they can swap based on condition and context.
  • Epilogue/Introduction: The go back brings the reader again into the Western global and specializes in modern day PhD scholar Wanda who's bothered via what she is studying, and searches for a unique perspective.

Engaging with the important problematiques on the center of diplomacy reports, this paintings is a different and cutting edge source for all scholars and students of diplomacy and global politics.

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Leisure and Feminist Theory by Betsy M Wearing

By Betsy M Wearing

Wide-ranging and hard, this publication deals a number of latest insights into how relaxation concept has dealt with the query of gender distinction and inequality. supplying a serious advent to the major positions in relaxation idea, Betsy donning publications the reader via their strengths and weaknesses from a feminist point of view. This publication attracts cognizance to a few of the relaxation stories that ladies stumble upon and build of their daily lives and the meanings that those stories have for them. Her viewpoint takes under consideration such poststructuralist rules as a number of subjectivities of ladies and a number of femininities; the chances of resistance to male dominance in relaxation; the aptitude via rest of rewriting

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Doing feminism: teaching and research in the academy by Joyce R. Ladenson, Mary Anderson, Lisa Fine, Kathleen

By Joyce R. Ladenson, Mary Anderson, Lisa Fine, Kathleen Geissler, Joyce R. Landenson

This attractive selection of papers from the convention on "Revisioning wisdom and the Curriculum" exemplifies the breadth and number of women's experiences as a transformative circulation. There are chapters on feminist reframings of information, at the circulate of feminist rules into particular disciplines, on efforts to grapple with a number of resources of distinction and inequality, and at the means of instructing and institutional switch. Doing Feminism presents a reflective method of celebrating over 20 years of feminist instructing and study.

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All in our places: feminist challenges in elementary school by Carla Washburne Rensenbrink

By Carla Washburne Rensenbrink

Via its wealthy and soaking up case reports, this ebook portrays 3 trouble-free school rooms from a feminist viewpoint. those study rooms exhibit to readers the complexity of matters that lecturers face over the demanding situations of gender and id concerns. lifestyles tales of the 3 lecturers, who're all feminists, improve the research and current different views. One instructor is white, one is African American, and one is a lesbian who has pop out to her scholars and associates. in several methods the 3 academics face the demanding situations of training, developing ideas, constructing relationships, and dealing to rework the curriculum. Their study rooms supply a context for the rethinking of latest matters, complicated academic difficulties, and promising principles for educating perform. either skilled lecturers and pupil academics will locate those reports assets for mirrored image and idea.

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