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Feminism and Institutions

Linda Kauffman

Feminism and Institutions

Dialogues on Feminist Theory

by Linda Kauffman

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Published by Basil Blackwell .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7608854M
ISBN 100631166769
ISBN 109780631166764

Governance Feminism shows how some feminists and feminist ideas have entered into state and state-like power in recent years. Collecting examples from the U.S., Israel, India, and from transnational human rights law, the authors argue that governance feminism is institutionally diverse and globally distributed—emerging from grassroots activism as well as statutes and .   Jessa Crispin is right to critique modern feminism – but her book is a missed opportunity and through what institutions it now operates.” Author: Stephanie Convery.

Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field amasses nineteen chapters from leading feminist scholars and activists to critically describe and assess contemporary feminist engagements with state and state-like power. Providing a clear, cross-cutting, critical lens to map developments in feminist governance around the world, the book makes sense of the costs and benefits of . Exploring more than of the most important ideas, organizations, and events to have defined the feminist movement, this is an essential introduction to feminism. Joining DK's best-selling Big Ideas series, The Feminism Book, narrated by Antonia Beamish, is a complete study of feminism. Trace the subject from its origins, through the suffrage.

Wendy L. Lee, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), The Radical Feminist Lesbian Future. Emerging from mainstream liberal feminism of the late s and early s, radical feminists challenge the prevailing view that liberating women consists in reforming social institutions such as marriage, family, or the organization of . This entry provides an overview of all the entries in the feminist philosophy section of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP). After a brief account of the history of feminist philosophy and various issues regarding defining feminism, the entry discusses the three main sections on (1) approaches to feminist philosophy, (2) feminist interventions in philosophy, .


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction / Linda Kauffman --PART I: TRANSFORMING INSTITUTIONS.(W)riting The work and working the rites / Mae G. Henderson --In no man's land: (w)riting gender and race / George P. Cunningham --A mindless man. All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

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