eBook The SAGE Handbook of Feminist Theory, 1st Edition

  • Mary Evans
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1473907349
  • ISBN-13: 9781473907348
  • DDC: 305.4201
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 680 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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A state of the art guide to the issues and debates surrounding feminist theory, mapping both the present and the future of this broad, interdisciplinary field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Notes on the Editors and Contributors.
1: Epistemology and Marginality.
2: Feminist Epistemology and the Politics of Knowledge: Questions of Marginality.
3: Natural Others? on Nature, Culture and Knowledge.
4: Feminist Auto/biography.
5: Power in Feminist Research Processes.
6: Women's ‘Lived Experience': Feminism and Phenomenology from Simone De Beauvoir to the Present.
7: What Do Women Want? Feminist Epistemology and Psychoanalytic Theory.
8: Entangled Subjects: Feminism, Religion and the Obligation to Alterity.
9: Religion, Feminist Theory and Epistemology.
10: Literary, Visual and Cultural Representation.
11: What Stories Make Worlds, What Worlds Make Stories: Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake.
12: On Maternal Listening: Experiments in Sound and the Mother–daughter Relation in Todd Haynes' Mildred Pierce.
13: The Space of a Movement: Life-Writing against Racism.
14: Making Memory Work for Feminist Theory.
15: Feminism and Pornography.
16: Representing Women in Popular Culture.
17: ‘It's All about Shopping’: The Role of Consumption in the Feminization of Journalism.
18: Sexuality.
19: (It's Not All) Kylie Concerts, Exotic Cocktails and Gossip: The Appearance of Sexuality through ‘gay’ Asylum in the UK.
20: Globalization and Feminism: Changing Taxonomies of Sex, Gender and Sexuality.
21: Thinking Sex Materially: Marxist, Socialist, and Related Feminist Approaches.
22: Transnational Black Feminisms, Womanisms and Queer of Color Critiques.
23: States’ Sexualities: Theorizing Sexuality, Gender and Governance.
24: The Figure of the Trafficked Victim: Gender, Rights and Representation.
25: Sexuality, Subjectivity … and Political Economy?.
26: Economy.
27: ‘Homo Economicus’ and ‘his’ Impact on Gendered Societies.
28: Integrating Gender in Economic Analysis.
29: Essentially Quantified? Towards a More Feminist Modeling Strategy.
30: Feminist Perspectives on Care: Theory, Practice and Policy.
31: Power, Privilege and Precarity: The Gendered Dynamics of Contemporary Inequality.
32: Feminist Perspectives on Macroeconomics: Reconfiguration of Power Structures and Erosion of Gender Equality through the New Economic Governance Regime in the European Union.
33: Gender, Class and Location in the Global Economy.
34: Social Protection.
35: War, Violence and Militarization.
36: Female Combatants, Feminism, and Just War.
37: Soldiering On: Pushing Militarized Masculinities into New Territory.
38: Gender, Genocide and Gendercide.
39: Understanding Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings.
40: (En)gendered Terror: Feminist Approaches to Political Violence.