Adorno, Culture and Feminism

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Maggie O'Neill
SAGE Publications, May 10, 1999 - Social Science - 208 pages
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Adorno, Culture and Feminism brings Adorno's work and feminism together, and explores how feminism can both harness and develop Adorno's ideas. The picture that emerges displays how gendered relations and cultural practices and texts operate today, and the relevance of critical theory for contemporary feminisms.

Adorno's work on the scale of inequality and repression in the administered society is presented as matching the feminist understanding of the unequal balance of power between the sexes. This volume shows how Adorno's central concepts - commodification, authenticity, the culture industry, Kulturkritik, negative dialectics, non-identity thinking and authoritarian personality - can be used productively and purpo

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Contents

Aesthetics and Politics
11
An Aesthetics for Photography
41
Thinking Art in Constellations
66
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Maggie O'Neill is Senior Editor in Sociology at Staffordshire University

CONTRIBUTORS OUTSIDE WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Regina Becker-Schmidt University of Hanover

Barbara Engh University of Leeds

Hilde Heynen Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Gudrun-Axeli Knapp University of Hanover

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