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  • The Impossibility of Motherhood

    Feminism, Individualism and the Problem of Mothering

    By Patrice DiQuinzio

    An adequate analysis of experiences and situations specific to women, especially mothering, requires consideration of women's difference. A focus on women's difference, however, jeopardizes feminism's claims of women's equal individualist subjectivity, and risks recuperating the inequality and…

    Paperback – 1999-09-13
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  • Love's Labor

    Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency

    By Eva Feder Kittay

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1998-12-17
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  • Daring to Be Good

    Essays in Feminist Ethico-Politics

    Edited by Bat-Ami Bar On, Ann Ferguson

    This collection challenges the traditional divide between the investigation of ethics is a private concern and politics as a public, group concern.…

    Paperback – 1998-03-05
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  • Men Doing Feminism

    Edited by Tom Digby

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1997-12-19
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  • Emotional Rescue

    The Theory and Practice of a Feminist Father

    By Isaac D. Balbus

    Weaving personal narrative with a synthesis of feminist mothering theory and psychoanalytic theories of narcissism, Isaac D. Balbus describes his effort to share in the care of his daughter during her first four years.…

    Paperback – 1997-11-13
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  • Dislocating Cultures

    Identities, Traditions, and Third World Feminism

    By Uma Narayan

    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…

    Paperback – 1997-07-23
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  • Playing with Fire

    Queer Politics, Queer Theories

    Edited by Shane Phelan

    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.…

    Paperback – 1997-01-14
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  • Race/Sex

    Their Sameness, Difference and Interplay

    Edited by Naomi Zack

    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…

    Paperback – 1997-01-08
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  • Feminism and Families

    Edited by Hilde Lindemann Nelson

    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…

    Paperback – 1996-12-17
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  • From Sex Objects to Sexual Subjects

    By Claudia Moscovici

    From Sex Objects to Sexual Subjects traces some of the ruptures and continuities between the eighteenth-century masculinist formulations of subjectivity elaborated by Rousseau, Diderot and Kant and the contemporary postmodern and feminist critiques of the universal subject--meaning the self viewed…

    Paperback – 1996-12-03
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  • Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures

    Edited by M. Jacqui Alexander, Chandra Talpade Mohanty

    Feminist Geneaologies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures provides a feminist anaylsis of the questions of sexual and gender politics, economic and cultural marginality, and anti-racist and anti-colonial practices both in the "West" and in the "Third World." This collection, edited by Jacqui…

    Paperback – 1996-11-20
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  • The Other Machine

    Discourse and Reproductive Technologies

    By Dion Farquhar

    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…

    Paperback – 1996-10-09
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  • Sacrificial Logics

    Feminist Theory and the Critique of Identity

    By Allison Weir

    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…

    Paperback – 1995-12-12
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  • Feminist Contentions

    A Philosophical Exchange

    By Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, Drucilla Cornell, Nancy Fraser

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1994-12-14
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  • Subjection and Subjectivity

    Psychoanalytic Feminism and Moral Philosophy

    By Diana T. Meyers

    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…

    Paperback – 1994-10-24
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  • Moral Dilemmas of Feminism

    Prostitution, Adultery, and Abortion

    By Laurie Shrage

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1994-06-08
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  • Postmodern Revisionings of the Political

    By Anna Yeatman

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-12-13
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  • Engenderings

    Constructions of Knowledge, Authority, and Privilege

    By Naomi Scheman

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-09-09
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  • Feminist Theory and the Classics

    Edited by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, Amy Richlin

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-09-09
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  • Feminist Epistemologies

    Edited by Linda Alcoff, Elizabeth Potter

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1992-12-21
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  • An Ethic of Care

    Feminist and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Mary Jeanne Larrabee, Mary Jeanne Larrabee

    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…

    Paperback – 1992-12-12
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  • Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse

    By Rosemary Hennessy

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1992-11-10
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  • Erotic Welfare

    Sexual Theory and Politics in the Age of Epidemic

    Edited by Judith Butler, Maureen MacGrogan

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1992-11-10
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  • Disciplining Foucault

    Feminism, Power, and the Body

    By Jana Sawicki

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1991-09-06
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  • Femininity and Domination

    Studies in the Phenomenology of Oppression

    By Sandra Lee Bartky

    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…

    Paperback – 1990-11-20
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  • Feminism/Postmodernism

    Edited by Linda Nicholson

    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…

    Paperback – 1989-10-19
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