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By Mary Eagleton

The Concise better half to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the huge scope of feminist thought during the last 35 years.

  • Introduces readers to the vast scope of feminist concept over the last 35 years.
  • Guides scholars alongside the leading edge of present feminist conception.
  • Suitable for college students and students of all fields touched via feminist concept.
  • Covers an incredibly vast variety of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions.
  • Organised round techniques instead of colleges of feminism.

Chapter 1 position and house (pages 11–31): Linda McDowell
Chapter 2 Time (pages 32–52): Krista Cowman and Louise A. Jackson
Chapter three classification (pages 53–72): Rosemary Hennessy
Chapter four ‘Race’ (pages 73–92): Kum?Kum Bhavnani and Meg Coulson
Chapter five Sexuality (pages 93–110): Rey Chow
Chapter 6 topics (pages 111–132): Chris Weedon
Chapter 7 Language (pages 133–152): Sara Mills
Chapter eight Literature (pages 153–172): Mary Eagleton
Chapter nine The visible (pages 173–194): Griselda Pollock
Chapter 10 Feminist Philosophies (pages 195–214): Rosi Braidotti
Chapter eleven Cyberculture (pages 215–235): Jenny Wolmark
Chapter 12 Feminist Futures (pages 236–254): Sara Ahmed

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Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 16: 400–19. McKenzie, S. and Rose, D. (1983) Industrial change, the domestic economy and home life. In J. Anderson, S. Duncan and R. Hudson (eds), Redundant Spaces and Industrial Decline in Cities and Regions, pp. 155–99. London: Academic Press. Marcus, S. (1999) Apartment Stories. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Massey, D. (1992) Politics and space/time. New Left Review, 196: 65–84. Mohanty, C. T. (1991) Cartographies of struggle.

The table stood on a tiled floor inscribed with a further 999 names. The work has been seen as controversial amongst feminists because of its central ‘vaginal’ imagery, which could be interpreted as essentialist, and because Chicago’s name as artist overshadowed those of her collaborators. Yet for many, the piece remains extremely appealing because of the humour and scale of the idea: it unites, temporally and spatially, for the purpose of feasting and celebration, women who have been separated by centuries and continents.

The most cursory glance at the earliest texts to emerge from historians engaged with secondwave feminism (or feminists who turned to history, a point which will be returned to below) reveals books which, in the words of the preface to Hidden from History came ‘very directly from a political movement’ (Rowbotham 1974: ix). Their titles alone bore witness to their intention to restore to the historical picture something vital which was missing. Women had been ‘hidden from history’. Now they were ‘becoming visible’ (Bridenthal et al.

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