Feminist thought: a more comprehensive introduction
In this second edition of her 1989 survey on feminist theory, Rosemarie Tong provides a more comprehensive and substantially redrawn map of twentieth-century feminist thinking. Besides providing up-to-date coverage of liberal, radical (libertarian and cultural), and Marxist-socialist schools of feminism, she covers psychoanalytic, existentialist, and postmodern feminism. All the chapters have been rethought and new chapters on ecofeminism and multicultural and global feminism have been added.In the clear-sighted and accessible style for which has become known, Tong guides the reader through the complexities of even the most notoriously difficult thinkers. Students will become familiar with many of the essential figures in the feminist tradition as well as some of the issues that have been of special concern to women (e.g., pornography, reproductive technology, housework, the environment, and militarism). Moreover, students are repeatedly urged to consider the many differences that separate women (class, race, ethnicity, age, nationality, religion) as well as the sameness that continue to unite women.Tong treats all views with respect and encourages the reader to think both sympathetically and critically about what feminism is and what relevance it has to their own lives. As valuable as the first edition of Feminist Thought, this second edition surpasses its predecessor in depth and breadth. Clearly, Tong believes that feminist thought is still developing even as it approaches the millennium.
14 pages matching Irigaray in this book
Results 1-3 of 14
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Libertarian and Cultural Perspectives
Marxist and Socialist Feminism
8 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction
Rosemarie Tong,Tina Fernandes Botts
Limited preview - 2017
According alienated androgyny Beauvoir Betty Friedan biological black women body capitalism capitalist child Chodorow Cixous claimed critics critique culture Daly deep ecology differences Dinnerstein dual parenting Ecofeminism ecofeminists economic Elshtain Engels equal ethical example father femi feminine Feminine Mystique feminist thought Firestone Freud Friedan gender Gilligan girls global feminists heterosexual housework human Ibid insisted Irigaray Jaggar labor lesbian liberal feminism liberal feminists live male Marx Marxist feminists Mary Daly masculine means men's Mitchell moral mother motherhood nature nists Noddings Oedipus patriarchy person political pornography postmodern feminism postmodern feminists Press production prostitute radical feminists radical-cultural feminists radical-libertarian feminists rape rejected relationship reproductive role Sartre Second Sex Simone de Beauvoir simply so-called social socialist feminists society Starhawk stressed theory Third World tion traditional white women Wollstonecraft woman women's liberation women's oppression women's rights workers World women York