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The feminine subject / Susan Hekman.

Author/Creator:
Hekman, Susan J.
Publication:
Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
228 pages ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Feminist theory.
Summary:
"In 1949 Simone de Beauvoir asked, "What does it mean to be a woman?" Her answer to that question inaugurated a radical transformation of the meaning of "woman" that defined the direction of subsequent feminist theory. What Beauvoir discovered is that it is impossible to define "woman" as an equal human being in our philosophical and political tradition. Her effort to redefine "woman" outside these parameters set feminist theory on a path of radical transformation. The feminist theorists who wrote in the wake of Beauvoir's work followed that path."--back cover.
Contents:
Simone De Beauvoir and the Beginnings of The Feminine Subject
Difference I: The "French Feminists"
Difference II: Radical Feminism and the Relational Self
Continuing the Tradition: Liberalism and Marxism
From Difference to Differences: Postmodernism, Race, Ethnicity, and Intersectionality
The Material Subject.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0745687849
9780745687841
9780745687834 (hbk.)
0745687830 (hbk.)
OCLC:
880965139