Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

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According to postmodern scholars, subjects are defined only through their relationship to institutions and social norms. But if we are only political people insofar as we are subjects of existing power relations, there is little hope of political transformation. To instigate change, we need to draw on collective power, but appealing to a particular type of subject, whether "working class," "black," or "women," will always be exclusionary. This issue is a particular problem for feminist scholars, who are frequently ...

Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190639891

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