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Women History And Theory

Author : Joan Kelly
ISBN : 0226430286
Genre : History
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These posthumous essays by Joan Kelly, a founder of women's studies, represent a profound synthesis of feminist theory and historical analysis and require a realignment of perspectives on women in society from the Middle Ages to the present.

Women S History In Global Perspective

Author : Bonnie G. Smith
ISBN : 0252029313
Genre : Social Science
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The American Historical Association's Committee on Women Historians commissioned some of the pioneering figures in women's history to prepare essays in their respective areas of expertise. This volume collects their efforts. The first in a major three-volume set, Women's History in Global Perspective, Volume 1 addresses the comparative themes that the editors and contributors see as central to understanding women's history around the world. Later volumes will be concerned with issues that have shaped the history of women in particular regions. The authors of these essays, including Margaret Strobel, Alice Kessler-Harris, and Mrinalini Sinha, provide general overviews of the theory and practice of women's and gender history and analyze family history, nationalism, and work. The collection is rounded out by essays on religion, race, ethnicity, and the different varieties of feminism.

The History And Theory Of Legal Practice In China

Author : Philip C.C. Huang
ISBN : 9789004276444
Genre : History
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The assembled articles in The History and Theory of Legal Practice in China illustrate a new “historical-social jurisprudence,” and explore the possible conceptual underpinnings of a modern Chinese legal system that would both accommodate and integrate the unavoidable paradoxes of contemporary China.

Feminism And History

Author : Joan Wallach Scott
ISBN : UVA:X002784786
Genre : Social Science
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This stimulating volume offers a cross-disciplinary selection of recent articles on feminist history. Dismissing essentialist accounts of a universal female identity, the contributors examine how ideas about sexual difference are shaped by specific socio-historical circumstances. How, for example, do issues such as race, class, gender, and sexuality impact on the experience of "women"? How are such categories defined in widely disparate cultures and time periods? Refreshingly open to non-western, as well as western, perspectives, Feminism and History addresses subjects from the experience of women in Colonial Asia to the ideology of sexual difference in Nazi Germany. Timely, provocative, and influential, these essays raise intriguing questions about the future direction of women's history.

Liberating Women S History

Author : Berenice A. Carroll
ISBN : 0252005694
Genre : Social Science
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Papers furnishing a review and critique of past work in women's history are combined with selections delineating new approaches to the study of women in history and empirical studies considering ideological and class factors.

Un Like Subjects

Author : Gerardine Meaney
ISBN : 9780415524278
Genre : Literary Criticism
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What is the relationship between feminist critical theory and literature? This book deals with the relationship between women and writing, mothers and daughters, the maternal and history. It addresses the questions about language, writing and the relations between women which have preoccupied the three most influential French feminists and three important contemporary British women novelists. Treating both fiction and theory as texts, she traces the connections between the theorists – Hélène Cixious, Luce Irigaray and Julia Kristeva – and the novelists – Doris Lessing, Angela Carter and Muriel Spark. This reading of the work of these six major women writers explores new forms of women’s identity, subjectivity and narrative and demonstrates how theoretical and literary texts can illuminate each other to bridge the gap between theory and literary criticism.

Theory And Method In Women S History

Author : Nancy F. Cott
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009727350
Genre : History
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This text examines the evolving discussion of theory and method in women's history. The articles span from the first articulation of a framework to be designated women's history, to more recent discussion of the concept of gender in history.

The Changing Same

Author : Deborah E. McDowell
ISBN : UOM:49015002302777
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Changing Same examines defining moments in African American women's fiction and its reception: the "Women's Era" of the 1890s, the Harlem Renaissance, and the "New Black Renaissance" of the 1970s and 1980s. Deborah McDowell maps this history in readings of Emma Dunham Kelley, Frances E. W. Harper, Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, and Sherley Anne Williams. She examines representations of slavery, sexuality, and homoeroticism; the reception of African American women's fiction in the 1980s; and African American feminist writing in the "Age of Theory."

The Balance Of Power

Author : Michael Sheehan
ISBN : 0415119316
Genre : Political Science
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Women Filmmakers

Author : Jacqueline Levitin
ISBN : 9781136743054
Genre : Performing Arts
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This wide-ranging volume of new work brings together women filmmakers and critics who speak about what has changed over the past twenty years. Including such filmmakers as Margarethe von Trotta, Deepa Mehta, and Pratibha Parmar, and such critics as E. Ann Kaplan, this comprehensive volume addresses political, artistic, and economic questions vital to understanding the relationship of women to the art and business of filmmaking.

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