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  1. Problems for Feminist Criticism (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Edited by Sally Minogue

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Feminist criticism has come a long way in the last twenty years. Its development has been rapid, its snowball progress picking up elements of structuralism, deconstruction and psychoanalytic criticism; just as rapidly it has been shedding its own early theories and methodologies. Now it is a...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tearing the Veil (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Essays on Femininity

    Edited by Susan Lipschitz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    This a collection of essays about women, by women, which examine the production of femininity within a patriarchal society. The essays show that characteristics generally considered to be ‘feminine’ are in fact cultural constructions within a patriarchal order. The patriarchal culture is taken by...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Liberation of Women (RLE Feminist Theory)

    A Study of Patriarchy and Capitalism

    Edited by Roberta Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    In The Liberation of Women, Roberta Hamilton explores two of the key questions that have been systematically raised by the Women’s Liberation Movement: why have women occupied a subordinate position in society and how can the variation in the forms and intensity of their exploitation and oppression...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Nostalgia and Sexual Difference (RLE Feminist Theory)

    The Resistance to Contemporary Feminism

    Edited by Janice Doane, DEVON HODGES

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Dissatisfaction with the present can cause people to gaze nostalgically back to an idealized past; that nostalgia pervades contemporary rhetoric. In lamenting the ‘degeneracy’ of present-day America, social and literary critics as well as contemporary novelists often choose as their scapegoat the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Subordination (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism and Social Theory

    By Clare Burton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    Subordination presents a survey of some of the most important ideas developed within feminism since the 1970s. Among the central themes addressed are: the origins of women’s subordination; the private/public split; the nature and the role of domestic labour; the impact of psychoanalysis on feminist...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Oppositional Imagination (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism, Critique and Political Theory

    Edited by Joan Cocks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    The Oppositional Imagination draws together elements from Marxism, analytical philosophy, post-structuralism, and post-colonial criticism to analyse the elusive interplay of culture and power. It focuses its attention on cultural domination, opposition and evasion in the realm of sex and gender....

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Victims, Gender and Jouissance

    By Victoria Grace

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Victimization has a long, cross-cultural history. The status of the victim has been the source of active and stirring controversy in cultural theory, criminology and legal theory, philosophy and psychoanalysis; it is of particular interest within feminist theory. Can the victim relation be refused?...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Intimate Economies of Development

    Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia

    By Chris Lyttleton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

    Aspirations, desires, opportunism and exploitation are seldom considered as fundamental elements of donor-driven development as it impacts on the lives of people in poor countries. Yet, alongside structural interventions, emotional or affective engagements are central to processes of social change...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The People, Place, and Space Reader

    Edited by Jen Jack Gieseking, William Mangold, Cindi Katz, Setha Low, Susan Saegert

    The People, Place, and Space Reader brings together the writings of scholars, designers, and activists from a variety of fields to make sense of the makings and meanings of the world we inhabit. They help us to understand the relationships between people and the environment at all scales, and to...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Feminist Knowledge (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Critique and Construct

    Edited by Sneja Gunew

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    The ‘minority’ feminist viewpoints have often been submerged in the interests of maintaining a mainstream, universal model of feminism. This anthology takes into account the various differences among women while looking at the important areas of feminist struggle. While sisterhood is indeed global,...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge