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The Concise spouse to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the extensive scope of feminist concept over the past 35 years.

  • Introduces readers to the extensive scope of feminist thought during the last 35 years.
  • Guides scholars alongside the innovative of present feminist theory.
  • Suitable for college kids and students of all fields touched by way of feminist thought.
  • Covers an incredibly wide variety of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions.
  • Organised round suggestions instead of faculties of feminism.

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Warner, M. (1985) Monuments and Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form. London: Picador. Wilson, E. (1977) Women and the Welfare State. London: Tavistock. Wolff, J. (1992) On the road again: metaphors of travel in cultural criticism. Cultural Studies, 7: 224–39. 31 2 Time Krista Cowman and Louise A. 1) at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (Chadwick 1990: 346). The result of a collaborative four-year project involving over a hundred women, the work had been constructed as ‘a symbolic history of women in Western Civilization’ (Rosen et al.

Walkerdine, V. (1989) Democracy in the Kitchen: Regulating Mothers and Socialising Daughters. London: Virago. Walter, B. (1995) Irishness, gender and place. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 13: 35–50. — (2001) Outsiders Inside: Whiteness, Place and Irish Women. London: Routledge. Warner, M. (1985) Monuments and Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form. London: Picador. Wilson, E. (1977) Women and the Welfare State. London: Tavistock. Wolff, J. (1992) On the road again: metaphors of travel in cultural criticism.

Jackson another by past ‘experiences’ of exploitation and colonization, mean we all present our own readings of the past. A black Jamaican woman writing the history of her ancestors may do so with a very different emphasis from a liberal white Englishman or an Italian/American woman. When ‘traditional’ historians argued that they had not included women because women had been absent from the sources on which they were working, feminist historians set about the task of retrieval, locating long-forgotten diaries, memoirs and artefacts produced by women.

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