Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center
Feminist Theory established bell hooks as one of international feminism‚__s most challenging and influential voices. This edition includes a new preface by the author, reflecting on the book‚__s impact and the development of her ideas since it was first published. In this beautifully written and carefully argued work, hooks maintains that mainstream feminism‚__s reliance on white, middle-class, and professional spokeswomen obscures the involvement, leadership, and centrality of women of colour and poor women in the movement for women‚__s liberation. Hooks argues that feminism‚__s goal of seeking credibility and acceptance on already existing ground ‚__ rather than demanding the lasting and more fundamental transformation of society ‚__ has shortchanged the movement.A sweeping examination of the core issues of sexual politics, Feminist Theory argues that contemporary feminists must acknowledge the full complexity and diversity of women‚__s experience to create a mass movement to end women‚__s oppression.
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