In this book, Nancy C. M. Hartsock offers her current thinking about the development of feminist political economy, focusing on the relationships between feminist theory and activism, feminism and Marxism, and postmodernism and feminist politics.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Political Movements and Political Theories -- Political Change: Two Perspectives on Power -- Fundamental Feminism: Process and Perspective -- Staying Alive -- Difference and Domination in the Women’s Movement: The Dialectic of Theory and Practice -- Reoccupying Marxism as Feminism -- Objectivity and Revolution: The Unity of Observation and Outrage in Marxist Theory -- The Feminist Standpoint: Developing the Ground for a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialism -- Louis Althusser’s Structuralist Marxism: Political Clarity and Theoretical Distortions -- Structuralism, Poststructuralism, and Politics -- The Kinship Abstraction in Feminist Theory -- Gayle Rubin: The Abstract Determinism of the Kinship System -- Postmodernism and Political Change -- The Feminist Standpoint Revisited -- Afterword
Nancy C.M. Hartsock