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French Feminist Theory

An Introduction

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French Feminist Theory by Dani Cavallaro
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"French Feminist Theory" offers an introduction to the key concepts and themes in French feminist thought, both the materialist and the linguistic/psychoanalytic traditions. These are explored through the work of a wide range of theorists. The book outlines the philosophical and political diversity of French feminism, setting developments in the field in the particular cultural and social contexts in which they have emerged and unfolded. The principal areas covered are: ongoing debates on the cultural construction and definition of sexual and gendered identities; the relationship between subjectivity and language; the roles played by both private and public institutions in the shaping of sexual relations; the issue of embodiment; and the relationship between gender, sexuality and race. Finally, the book traces the connections between French and Anglo-American feminist approaches and methodologies.

Author Biography

Dani Cavallaro is a freelance writer specializing in literary studies, critical and cultural theory and the visual arts. Her publications include The Gothic Vision, Critical and Cultural Theory and Cyberpunk and Cyberculture.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
224
Dimensions
234x156x17
ISBN-13
9780826492456
Product ID
1675789

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