Feminist Social and Political Theory: Contemporary Debates and Dialogues

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Macmillan Education UK, Sep 10, 2003 - Social Science - 224 pages
This important text introduces students to both feminism and other social and political theories via an examination of the inter relationship between different feminist positions and key contemporary debates. The book takes each debate in turn, outlines the main themes, discusses different feminist responses and evaluates the implications for real-life political and social issues. This user-friendly structure effectively redraws the map of contemporary feminist thought, offering a fresh and succinct summary of an extensive range of material and graphically demonstrating the ongoing relevance and value of a feminist perspective.

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JANICE MCLAUGHLIN is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Newcastle, UK. Her research interests include contemporary feminist theorising and technology and society.

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