Conflicts in Feminism

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Marianne Hirsch, Evelyn Fox Keller
Psychology Press, 1990 - Social Science - 397 pages

Conflicts in Feminism proposes new strategies for negotiating and practicing conflict in feminism. Noted scholars and writers examine the most critically divisive issues within feminism today with sensitivity to all sides of the debates. By analyzing how the debates have worked for and against feminism, and by promoting dialogue across a variety of contexts, these provocative essays explore the roots of divisiveness while articulating new models for a productive discourse of difference.

 

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Contents

January 4 1990
1
A Conversation about Race and Class
60
Replacing Feminist Criticism
105
Between Feminism and Deconstruction
121
Conflicts and Tensions in
164
Race Class and Psychoanalysis?
184
The Facts of Fatherhood
205
Thinking About Fathers
222
Valerie Smith
271
Conceptive Technologies
288
Notes of a PostSex Wars Theorizer
305
The Perils
326
Criticizing Feminist Criticism
349
Practicing Conflict in Feminist Theory
370
Index
387
Notes on Contributors
395

Upping the Anti sic in Feminist Theory
269

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About the author (1990)

Marianne Hirsch is Professor of French and Italian and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College. She is the author of The Mother Daughter Plot and Beyond the Single Viison.

Evelyn Fox Keller teaches in the departments of Rhetoric and Women's Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Reflections on Gender and Science and A Feeling for the Organism.

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