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Feminism As Radical Humanism

1st Edition

By Pauline Johnson


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Feminism is currently at an impasse. Both the liberation feminism of the 1970's and the more recent feminism of difference are increasingly faced with the limitations of their own perspectives. While feminists today generally acknowledge the need to recognise diversity, they lack a coherent framework through which this need can be articulated. In "

Table of Contents

1 Feminism and humanism, 2 The antinomies of the Age of Enlightenment, 3 Quest for the self: feminism's appropriation of Romanticism, 4 Freedom and the encumbered self: feminism's changing relations with liberalism, 5 Feminism and critique: from Marx to Habermas, 6 Feminist alternatives and postmodernism

About the Author

Pauline Johnson is a senior lecturer in Sociology at Macquarie University, Sydney. She is the author of Marxist Aesthetics (1984).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies