Contemporary French Feminism

Paperback | October 6, 2004

EditorKelly Oliver, Lisa Walsh

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Have we entered a historical moment of 'post-feminism'? This volume presents a timely and convincing 'no'. These essays demonstrate that there is a new generation of French women who take up questions of equality and difference from a position distinct from either first or second wavefeminism, a position that often attempts to move beyond the binary of equality and/or difference to a new form of the individual.

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Have we entered a historical moment of 'post-feminism'? This volume presents a timely and convincing 'no'. These essays demonstrate that there is a new generation of French women who take up questions of equality and difference from a position distinct from either first or second wavefeminism, a position that often attempts to move bey...

Kelly Oliver is Chair of the Philosophy Department at Stony Brook University. Her publications include The Colonization of Psychic Space: A Psychoanalytic Social Theory (2004) and Noir Anxiety: Race, Sex and Maternity in Film Noir, co-authored with Benigno Trigo (2002). Lisa Walsh teaches French at Madawaska High School in Maine. She ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:266 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.66 inPublished:October 6, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Lisa Walsh: Introduction: The Swell of the Third Wave1. Francoise Collin: Difference/Indifference Between the Sexes2. Gisele Halimi: A Deceptive Universalism3. Sylviane Agacinski: Versions of Difference4. Francoise Heritier: Masculine/Feminine: The Thought of the Difference5. Michele Le Doeuff: A Little Learning: Women and (Intellectual) Work6. Julia Kristeva: The Meaning of Equality7. Genevieve Fraisse: The Difference Between the Sexes, an Historical Difference8. Monique Schneider: Genealogy of Masculinity9. Claire Nahon: The Excess Visibility of an Invisible Sex or the Privileges of the Shapeless10. Sabine Prokhoris: The Prescribed Sex11. Alain Badiou: Is Love a Place of Sexuated Knowledge12. Monique David-Menard: It is Necessary to Look for the Universal in the Difference Between the Sexes