View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Thinking Gender


25 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
The Impossibility of Motherhood: Feminism, Individualism and the Problem of Mothering

The Impossibility of Motherhood: Feminism, Individualism and the Problem of Mothering

Patrice DiQuinzio
September 13, 1999

An adequate analysis of experiences and situations specific to women, especially mothering, requires consideration of women's difference. A focus on women's difference, however, jeopardizes feminism's claims of women's equal individualist subjectivity, and risks recuperating the inequality and...

Daring to Be Good: Essays in Feminist Ethico-Politics

Daring to Be Good: Essays in Feminist Ethico-Politics

Bat-Ami Bar On, Ann Ferguson
March 05, 1998

This collection challenges the traditional divide between the investigation of ethics is a private concern and politics as a public, group concern....

Men Doing Feminism

Men Doing Feminism

Tom Digby
December 19, 1997

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Emotional Rescue: The Theory and Practice of a Feminist Father

Emotional Rescue: The Theory and Practice of a Feminist Father

Isaac D. Balbus
November 13, 1997

Weaving personal narrative with a synthesis of feminist mothering theory and psychoanalytic theories of narcissism, Isaac D. Balbus describes his effort to share in the care of his daughter during her first four years....

Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions, and Third World Feminism

Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions, and Third World Feminism

Uma Narayan
July 23, 1997

Dislocating Cultures takes aim at the related notions of nation, identity, and tradition to show how Western and Third World scholars have misrepresented Third World cultures and feminist agendas. Drawing attention to the political forces that have spawned, shaped, and perpetuated these...

Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories

Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories

Shane Phelan
January 14, 1997

The last five years have witnessed the birth of a vibrant new group of young scholars who are writing about queer law, politics, and policy--topics which are no longer treated as of interest only to lesbians and gay men, but which now garner the attention of political theorists of all stripes....

Race/Sex: Their Sameness, Difference and Interplay

Race/Sex: Their Sameness, Difference and Interplay

Naomi Zack
January 08, 1997

Race/Sex is the first forum for combined discussion of racial theory and gender theory. In sixteen articles, avant-garde scholars of African American philosophy and liberatory criticism explore and explode the categories of race, sex and gender into new trajectories that include sexuality, black...

Feminism and Families

Feminism and Families

Hilde Lindemann Nelson
December 17, 1996

A ground-breaking volume of all new essays covering the conjunction of two topics--feminism and families--that, for all their centrality in our culture, have not been adequately examined in light of one another. While the family has suffered feminist neglect, most women are in fact members of...

From Sex Objects to Sexual Subjects

From Sex Objects to Sexual Subjects

Claudia Moscovici
December 03, 1996

From Sex Objects to Sexual Subjects traces some of the ruptures and continuities between the eighteenth-century masculinist formulations of subjectivity elaborated by Rousseau, Diderot and Kant and the contemporary postmodern and feminist critiques of the universal subject--meaning the self viewed...

Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures

Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures

M. Jacqui Alexander, Chandra Talpade Mohanty
November 20, 1996

Feminist Geneaologies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures provides a feminist anaylsis of the questions of sexual and gender politics, economic and cultural marginality, and anti-racist and anti-colonial practices both in the "West" and in the "Third World." This collection, edited by Jacqui...

The Other Machine: Discourse and Reproductive Technologies

The Other Machine: Discourse and Reproductive Technologies

Dion Farquhar
October 09, 1996

With technological advances in reproduction no longer confined to the laboratory or involving only the isolated individual, women and men are increasingly resorting to a variety of technologies unheard of a few decades ago to assist them in becoming parents. The public at large, and feminists as a...

Sacrificial Logics: Feminist Theory and the Critique of Identity

Sacrificial Logics: Feminist Theory and the Critique of Identity

Allison Weir
December 12, 1995

Allison Weir sets forth a concept of identity which depends on an acceptance of nonidentity, difference, and connection to others, defined as a capacity to participate in a social world. Weir argues that the equation of identity with repression and domination links "relational feminists" like Nancy...

AJAX loader