Feminism is Queer

Feminism is Queer

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Feminism is Queer is an introduction to the intimately related disciplines of gender and queer theory. While guiding the reader through complex theory, the author develops the original position of a€œqueer feminism, a€ which presents queer theory as continuous with feminist theory. While there have been significant conceptual tensions between second wave feminism and traditional lesbian and gay studies, queer theory offers a paradigm for understanding gender, sex, and sexuality that avoids the conflict in order to develop solidarity among those interested in feminist theory and those interested in lesbian and gay rights. This accessible and comprehensive textbook carefully explains nuanced theoretical terminology and includes extensive suggested further reading to provide the reader with a full and thorough understanding of both disciplines.Kolmar, W. and Bartkowski, F. (eds). (1999, 2003, 2009). Feminist Theory: A Reader. New York: McGraw-Hill. Longino, H. (1990). Science as Social Knowledge: Values and Objectivity in Scientific Inquiry. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Title:Feminism is Queer
Author:Mimi Marinucci
Publisher:Zed Books - 2010-11-15


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