Feminist theory reader : local and global perspectives / [edited by] Carole R. McCann and Seung-kyung Kim

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Subjects: Feminist theory
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2003
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: x, 509 p. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Sect. I. Definitions and Movements
1. Inji Aflatun, "We Egyptian Women" 26
2. Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex, "Introduction" 32
3. Elizabeth Martinez, "La Chicana" 41
4. Bonnie Kreps, "Radical Feminism 1" 45
5. Bell Hooks, "Feminism: A Movement to End Sexist Oppression" 50
6. Christine Delphy, "Rethinking Sex and Gender" 57
7. Amrita Basu, "Globalization of the Local/Localization of the Global: Mapping Transnational Women's Movements" 68
8. "No More Miss America!" 80
9. Charlotte Bunch, "Lesbians in Revolt" 83
10. Sonia Correa and Rosalind Petchesky, "Reproductive and Sexual Rights: A Feminist Perspective" 88
11. Gwendolyn Mikell, "African Feminism: Toward a New Politics of Representation" 103
12. Noel Sturgeon, "Ecofeminist Appropriations and Transnational Environmentalisms" 113
13. Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes, "Female Consciousness or Feminist Consciousness?: Women's Consciousness Raising in Community-Based Struggles in Brazil" 126
14. Margaret D. Stetz, "Wartime Sexual Violence against Women: A Feminist Response" 138
Sect. II. Theorizing Intersecting Identities
15. The Combahee River Collective, "A Black Feminist Statement" 164
16. Donna Kate Rushin, "The Bridge Poem" 172
17. Mitsuye Yamada, "Invisibility Is an Unnatural Disaster: Reflections of an Asian American Woman" 174
18. Gloria Anzaldua, "La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness" 179
19. Marie-Aimee Helie-Lucas, "The Preferential Symbol for Islamic Identity: Women in Muslim Personal Laws" 188
20. Mallika Dutt, "Some Reflections on U.S. Women of Color and the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and NGO Forum in Beijing, China" 197
21. Heidi Hartmann, "The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union" 206
22. Linda Y. C. Lim, "Capitalism, Imperialism, and Patriarchy: The Dilemma of Third-World Women Workers in Multinational Factories" 222
23. Maxine Molyneux, "Mobilization without Emancipation? Women's Interests, the State, and Revolution in Nicaragua" 231
24. Anne Koedt, "The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm" 242
25. Monique Wittig, "One Is Not Born a Woman" 249
26. Audre Lorde, "I Am Your Sister: Black Women Organizing Across Sexualities" 255
27. Gayatri Gopinath, "Funny Boys and Girls: Notes on a Queer South Asian Planet" 260
28. Karin Aguilar-San Juan, "Going Home: Enacting Justice in Queer Asian America" 267
Sect. III. Theorizing Feminist Agency and Politics
29. Nancy C. M. Hartsock, "The Feminist Standpoint: Toward a Specifically Feminist Historical Materialism" 292
30. Uma Narayan, "The Project of Feminist Epistemology: Perspectives from a Nonwestern Feminist" 308
31. Patricia Hill Collins, "The Politics of Black Feminist Thought" 318
32. Cheshire Calhoun, "Separating Lesbian Theory from Feminist Theory" 334
33. Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thornton Dill, "Theorizing Difference from Multiracial Feminism" 353
34. Lata Mani, Multiple Mediations: Feminist Scholarship in the Age of Multinational Reception 364
35. Joan W. Scott, "Deconstructing Equality-Versus-Difference: Or, the Uses of Poststructuralist Theory for Feminism" 378
36. Donna Haraway, "Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective" 391
37. Norma Alarcon, "The Theoretical Subject(s) of This Bridge Called My Back and Anglo-American Feminism" 404
38. Judith Butler, "Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory" 415
39. Carolyn Sorisio, "A Tale of Two Feminisms: Power and Victimization in Contemporary Feminist Debate" 428
40. June Jordan, "Report from the Bahamas" 438
41. Adrienne Rich, "Notes Toward a Politics of Location" 447
42. Chandra Talpade Mohanty, "Feminist Encounters: Locating the Politics of Experience" 460
43. JeeYeun Lee, "Beyond Bean Counting" 472
Works Cited 477
Permissions 493
Additional Authors: McCann, Carole R. (Carole Ruth), 1955-
Kim, Seung-Kyung, 1954-
Notes: LCCN: 2002005200
ISBN: 0415931525
ISBN: 0415931533
Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-491) and index
OCLC Number: 49525715
ISBN/ISSN: 0415931525