Am I That Name?: Feminism and the Category of "Women" in History

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A new edition of a classic work on the history of feminism. Writing about changes in the notion of womanhood, Denise Riley examines, in the manner of Foucault, shifting historical constructions of the category of "women" in relation to other categories central to concepts of personhood: the soul, the mind, the body, nature, the social. Feminist movements, Riley argues, have had no choice but to play out this indeterminacy of women. This is made plain in their oscillations, since the 1790s, between concepts of equality and ...

Am I That Name: Feminism and the Category of Women in History 2003, University of Minnesota Press

ISBN-13: 9780816642694

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Am I That Name?: Feminism and the Category of "Women" in History 1989, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816617319

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Am I That Name?: Feminism and the Category of "Women" in History 1989, University of Minnesota Press

ISBN-13: 9780816617302

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