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Feminism in France [electronic resource] : from May '68 to Mitterand / Claire Duchen.

Author/Creator:
Duchen, Claire.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
Series:
Routledge library editions. Feminist theory.
Routledge library editions. Feminist theory ; v. 9
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (185 p.)
Subjects:
Feminism -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Political activity -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Feminism in France charts the evolution of the women's liberation in France (MLF) from its emergence in 1968 to the present. Claire Duchen provides a lucid and compelling account of different feminist practices in France, clarifying the divergent political stances and the feminist theory that informs them. The remarkably clear introduction to French feminist theory, notably of Luce Irigaray and Helene Cixous, places it in its wider intellectual and political context and illuminates the complex connection of feminist thinking to other strands of contemporary French thought, represen
Contents:
Feminism in France From May '68 to Mitterrand; Copyright; Feminism in France From May '68 to Mitterrand; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 Beginnings; Chapter 2 Currents: diversity and conflict; Chapter 3 French feminists and motherhood: destiny or slavery?; Chapter 4 Feminists and (French) philosophy; Chapter 5 The concept of the feminine; Chapter 6 A different politics; Chapter 7 Feminism in Socialist France; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
First published in 1986.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-203-08442-X
1-283-86110-0
1-136-19150-X
OCLC:
823386949
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