Playing with Fire Queer Politics, Queer Theories
Postmodern Revisionings of the Political
By Shane Phelan
January 15, 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 Jana Sawicki
September 06, 1991
First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
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 Linda Alcoff, Elizabeth Potter
December 21, 1992
This is the first collection by influential feminist theorists to focus on the heart of traditional epistemology, dealing with such issues as the nature of knowledge and objectivity from a gender perspective....
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 ...
By Dion Farquhar
October 09, 1996
With technological advances in reproduction no longer confined to the laboratory or involving only the isolated individual, women and men are increasingly resorting to a variety of technologies unheard of a few decades ago to assist them in becoming parents. The public at large, and feminists as a...
By Judith Butler, Maureen MacGrogan
February 25, 2014
First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By Uma Narayan
July 23, 1997
Dislocating Cultures takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third World cultures and feminist agendas. Drawing attention to the political forces that have spawned, shaped, and perpetuated these ...
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 ...