Feminism & Foucault: reflections on resistance

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Northeastern University Press, 1988 - Philosophy - 246 pages
Although Michel Foucault's ideas on sexuality, ideology, and power have established him as one of this century's most influential thinkers, the implications of his work for feminists continue to be the subject of heated debate. This book fosters an unprecedented dialogue between Foucault and the fertile ground of contemporary feminism and explores the many ways these disparate approaches to cultural analysis converge and interact.

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Contents

Feminism Criticism and Foucault by Biddy Martin
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Feminists and Philosophers or maybe tonight itll
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Epistemic Drift in Foucault by Frances Bartkowski
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IRENE DIAMOND is the dean and co-founding director of Ohr Esther: A Center for Arts, Research, and Service. She is the author of Sex Roles in the State House, Fertile Ground: Women, Earth, and the Limits of Control, and other books. LEE QUINBY is currently the inaugural visiting professor at the Macaulay Honors College of the City University of New York. Her work has appeared in Signs, The American Historical Review, and Women's Studies Quarterly. She is also the author of Freedom, Foucault, and the Subject of America, Anti-Apocalypse, and Millennial Seduction, and the editor of Gender and Apocalyptic Desire.

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