Playing with Fire Queer Politics, Queer Theories
Feminist Theory and the Classics
Feminism and Families
By Jana Sawicki
September 06, 1991
First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By Shane Phelan
January 14, 1997
The last five years have witnessed the birth of a vibrant new group of young scholars who are writing about queer law, politics, and policy--topics which are no longer treated as of interest only to lesbians and gay men, but which now garner the attention of political theorists of all stripes. ...
By Laurie Shrage
June 08, 1994
First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By Linda Nicholson
October 19, 1989
In this anthology, prominent contemporary theorists assess the benefits and dangers of postmodernism for feminist theory. The contributors examine the meaning of postmodernism both as a methodological position and a diagnosis of the times. They consider such issues as the nature of personal and ...
By Mary Jeanne Larrabee, Mary Jeanne Larrabee
December 12, 1992
Published in 1982, Carol Gilligan's In a Different Voice proposed a new model of moral reasoning based on care, arguing that it better described the moral life of women. An Ethic of Care is the first volume to bring together key contributions to the extensive debate engaging Gilligan's work. It ...
By Hilde Lindemann Nelson
December 17, 1996
A ground-breaking volume of all new essays covering the conjunction of two topics--feminism and families--that, for all their centrality in our culture, have not been adequately examined in light of one another. While the family has suffered feminist neglect, most women are in fact members of ...
By Naomi Zack
January 08, 1997
Race/Sex is the first forum for combined discussion of racial theory and gender theory. In sixteen articles, avant-garde scholars of African American philosophy and liberatory criticism explore and explode the categories of race, sex and gender into new trajectories that include sexuality, black ...
By Sandra Lee Bartky
November 20, 1990
Bartky draws on the experience of daily life to unmask the many disguises by which intimations of inferiority are visited upon women. She critiques both the male bias of current theory and the debilitating dominion held by notions of "proper femininity" over women and their bodies in patriarchal ...
By Allison Weir
December 12, 1995
Allison Weir sets forth a concept of identity which depends on an acceptance of nonidentity, difference, and connection to others, defined as a capacity to participate in a social world. Weir argues that the equation of identity with repression and domination links "relational feminists" like Nancy...
By Diana T. Meyers
October 24, 1994
Diana Tietjens Meyers examines the political underpinnings of psychoanalytic feminism, analyzing the relation between the nature of the self and the structure of good societies. She argues that impartial reason--the approach to moral reflection which has dominated 20th-century Anglo-American ...