The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

Hardcover | February 9, 2016

EditorLisa Disch, Mary Hawkesworth

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The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory provides a rich overview of the analytical frameworks and theoretical concepts that feminist theorists have developed to analyze the known world. Featuring leading feminist theorists from diverse regions of the globe, this collection delves intoforty-nine subject areas, demonstrating the complexity of feminist challenges to established knowledge, while also engaging areas of contestation within feminist theory. Demonstrating the interdisciplinary nature of feminist theory, the chapters offer innovative analyses of topics central to social and political science, cultural studies and humanities, discourses associated with medicine and science, and issues in contemporary critical theory that have beentransformed through feminist theorization. The handbook identifies limitations of key epistemic assumptions that inform traditional scholarship and shows how theorizing from women's and men's lives has profound effects on the conceptualization of central categories, whether the field of analysis isaesthetics, biology, cultural studies, development, economics, film studies, health, history, literature, politics, religion, science studies, sexualities, violence, or war.

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The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory provides a rich overview of the analytical frameworks and theoretical concepts that feminist theorists have developed to analyze the known world. Featuring leading feminist theorists from diverse regions of the globe, this collection delves intoforty-nine subject areas, demonstrating the complexit...

Lisa Disch is Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Mary Hawkesworth is Distinguished Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, and Political Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1088 pages, 9.88 × 7.28 × 2.28 inPublished:February 9, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of ContributorsMary Hawkesworth and Lisa Disch: Introduction Feminist Theory: Transforming the Known World1. Marianne Liljestrom: Affect2. Lois McNay: Agency3. Ruth A. Miller: Biopolitics4. Ann Towns: Civilization5. Breny Mendoza: Coloniality of Gender and Power: From Postcoloniality to Decoloniality6. Krista Genevieve Lynes and Katerina Symes: Cyborgs and Virtual Bodies7. Elora Halim Chowdhury: Development8. Jana Evans Braziel and Anita Mannur: Diaspora9. Suzanne Bergeron: Formal, Informal and Care Economies10. Shatema Threadcraft: Embodiment11. Judith Grant: Experience12. Juliet Williams: Feminist Jurisprudence13. Kristen Intemann: Feminist Standpoint14. Mary Beth Mills: Gendered Divisions of Labor15. Ki-young Shin: Governance16. Amanda J. Grigg and Anna Kirkland: Health17. Nadine Ehlers: Identities18. Celeste Montoya: Institutions19. Brittney Cooper: Intersectionality20. Talia Mae Bettcher: Intersexuality, Transgender and Transsexuality21. Marianne H. Marchand and Roc!o del Carmen Osorno Velazquez: Markets/Marketization22. Elizabeth Wingrove: Materialisms23. Johanna Oksala: Microphysics of Power24. Rhacel Salazar Parreras and Carolyn Choi: Migration25. Kathy Ferguson and Sharain Sasheir Naylor: Militarization and War26. Stacy Alaimo: Nature27. Dean Spade and Craig Willse: Norms and Normalization28. Moya Lloyd: Performativity and Performance29. Renee Heberle: The Personal is Political30. Emanuela Lombardo and Petra Meier: Policy31. Linda Zerilli: Politics32. Rebecca Wanzo: Pop Culture/Visual Culture33. Silja Samerski: Pregnancy, Personhood and the Making of the Fetus34. Sarah X Pemberton: Prison35. Zenzele Isoke: Race and Racialization36. Lisbeth Mikaelsson: Religion37. Lisa Disch: Representation38. Deboleena Roy: Science Studies39. Mara Viveros Vigoya: Sex/Gender40. Alison Stone: Sexual Difference41. Leila J. Rupp and Carly Thomsen: Sexualities42. Johanna Kantola: State/Nation43. Shari Stone-Mediatore: Storytelling/Narrative44. Anna Marie Smith: Subjectivity and Subjectivation45. Bonnie Smith: Temporality46. Carole H. Browner: The Politics of Reproduction: From Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice47. Rosi Braidotti: The Posthuman in Feminist Theory48. Laura Briggs: Transnational49. Jinee Lokaneeta: Violence