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Feminist locations : global and local, theory and practice

Author: Marianne DeKoven
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Contemporary feminist scholarship has done much to challenge the many binary constructions at the heart of Western culture: white/nonwhite, theory/practice, and, most notably, masculine/feminine. Feminist criticism has reshaped these conceptions by breaking them apart and reconfiguring them into intersecting, relational fields of difference. The contributors to this collection look to the future of feminist theory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne DeKoven
ISBN: 0813529220 9780813529226 0813529239 9780813529233
OCLC Number: 44952049
Description: viii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Locational feminism: gender, cultural geographies, and geopolitical literacy / Susan Stanford Friedman --
Only contradictions on offer: anglophone feminism at the millennium / Lynne Segal --
Last past the post: theory, futurity, feminism / Elaine K. Chang --
Re(con)figuring space, time, and matter / Karen Barad --
Who's to navigate and who's to steer? A consideration of the role of theory in feminist struggle / Cheryl Johnson-Odim --
Women's human rights: the challenges of global feminism and diversity / Charlotte Bunch --
Rethinking globalization: gender and the nation in India / Leela Fernandes --
Constructing cooperation: feminist activism and NAFTA / Debra J. Liebowitz --
The many faces of activism / Cynthia Saltzman --
Feminism and the politics of the Hindu goddess / Rajeswari Sunder Rajan --
The praxis of food work in Poland / Anne C. Bellows --
Stuff / Coco Fusco and Nao Bustamante --
Sons and m(others): framing the maternal body and the politics of reproduction in a south Indian context / Radha S. Hegde --
Trauma, aging, and melodrama / E. Ann Kaplan.
Responsibility: edited by Marianne DeKoven.


The contributors to this volume look to the future of feminist theory and practice, specifically in terms of their complex relationship with the global and local configurations of postmodernity. It  Read more...
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""Feminist Locations "comes at a new watershed for feminist studies and has important things to say about identity politics, the spaces within feminism, and global modernity."--Bonnie Kime Read more...

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