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Feminist thought : a more comprehensive introduction

Author: Rosemarie Tong
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"Feminist Thought is a clear, comprehensive, and incisive introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, from liberal feminism, radical feminism, and Marxist and socialist feminism to care-focused feminism, psychoanalytic feminism, women of color feminisms, and ecofeminism. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded. The chapter on multiculturalism was renamed Women of Color Feminisms and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemarie Tong
ISBN: 9780813348414 0813348412
OCLC Number: 827528894
Description: xi, 428 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction: the diversity of feminist thinking --
Liberal feminism --
Radical feminism : libertarian and cultural perspectives --
Marxist and socialist feminism : classical and contemporary --
Psychoanalytic and care-focused feminisms --
Existentialist and postmodern feminisms --
Women of color feminisms --
Ecofeminism --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Rosemarie Tong, University of North Carolina, Charlotte ; with a special contribution by Tina Fernandes Botts, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

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A critical introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, now with new considerations of existential feminism and a conclusion reflecting on the future of feminist theory  Read more...
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Praise for the third edition: Winner of a Choice Outstanding Academic Titles(OAT) award for 2009 "No other work gives one such a sense of the scope and substance of the major traditions of feminist Read more...

 
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