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Category: Mind Body Spirit -> Women's Studies -> Inventory #25821
Knowing Women : Feminism and Knowledge
Edited By Crowley, Helen and Himmelweit, Susan
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Publisher: Polity Press and the Open University
Place: Cambridge
Year: 1992
ISBN: 0745609767
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
The book introduces and reappraises key feminist questions concerning sex and gender, biology and the body, sexuality and motherhood. Various psychoanalytical perspectives are critically examined for the light they throw on the social and symbolic constructions of femininity. Later chapters explore theories of the subject and subjectivity, the place of language in the construction of social identities and the relation between discourse, power and knowledge. A concluding chapter focuses on the debate between feminism and post–modernism, stressing the political nature of the feminist project. 396pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Top left corner of rear cover creased.
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