Skeptical Feminism: Activist Theory, Activist Practice

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In this major work, Carolyn Dever considers the ambivalence or outright hostility many feminists feel toward theory, arguing that a fundamental skepticism toward abstraction has been vital to the development of the movement. Dever analyzes the politics of feminist theory by looking at its popular, activist, and academic modes, from the liberation movements of the 1970s to gender and queer studies now. Using key moments in the history of modern feminism--consciousness-raising, best-selling books like Sexual Politics by Kate ...

Skeptical Feminism: Activist Theory, Activist Practice 2003, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816642533

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Skeptical Feminism: Activist Theory, Activist Practice 2003, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

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