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Feminist thinkers and the demands of femininity

the lives and work of intellectual women

by Lori Jo Marso

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminists -- Biography,
  • Feminists -- Social conditions,
  • Feminism,
  • Femininity,
  • Women"s studies -- Biographical methods

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLori Jo Marso.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1123 .M35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3418887M
    ISBN 100415979269, 0415979277
    LC Control Number2005035264


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In Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity, Lori Marso crafts an articulate representation of how women intellectuals, in varied historical situations, have been affected by society's definition of femininity, even as they simultaneously sought to transform this definition in liberating ways.5/5(7).

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Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity Pages pages Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all."Book Edition: 1st Edition.

"In creating a conversation among pioneering feminist thinkers, who struggled to resist the demands of conventional femininity as a key component of their political activism, Lori Marso makes a critical contribution to building an "imagined community" of women as a strategy for continuing feminist struggles to achieve meaningful freedom.".

Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating interdisciplinary study focuses on how feminist thinkers throughout history have long striven to balance politics, intellectual work, and the.

Fifty-One Key Feminist Thinkers, edited by Lori J. Marso, is a timely and notably well-pitched intervention into feminism’s recent and distant pasts. The book is a collection of short biographical and critical chapters in a neat reference work that will be indispensable to students and researchers new to feminist thinking, or to those wishing to refresh their knowledge.5/5(1).

Recent books include Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity (Routledge, ); a forthcoming co-edited volume, Gender, Power, and Politics in the Films of Lars von Trier (Oxford, ); and a new book on Simone de Beauvoir to be published by Duke University Press, Politics with Beauvoir: Freedom in the Encounter.5/5(1).

Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating interdisciplinary study focuses on how feminist thinkers throughout history have long striven to balance politics, intellectual work, and the material conditions of : Lori Marso.

Choice Feminism and the Fear of Politics. Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating interdisciplinary study focuses on how. Bartky is one my very favorite feminist philosophers.

This book includes the often anthologized "Foucault, Femininity, and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power," but it also includes a number of essays on other relevant topics including feminine narcissism, shame and emotional labor/5.

Book in Review: Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity: The Lives and Work of Intellectual Women, by Lori Jo Marso. New York: Routledge, pp. $ (paper), $ (cloth. The tradition of sexual difference feminism, however, does not argue from either the fact or the desirability of human sameness.

These thinkers argue for a feminist theory that appreciates and reveals rather than subtracts differences. It yields an ethics and politics that highlights, explores, interrogates, and cultivates differences. Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating interdisciplinary study focuses on how feminist thinkers throughout history have long striven to balance politics, intellectual work, and the material conditions of : Taylor And Francis.

"In this concise and accessible introduction to feminist theory, Chris Beasley provides clear explanations of the many types of feminism which exist in different Western societies.

She outlines the development of liberal, radical and marxist/socialist feminisms, reviews the more contemporary influences of psychoanalysis, postmodernism, theories of the body, and queer theory, and attends to the 5/5(1).

Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all.". Feminist theorists: three centuries of key women thinkers feminists daughter Dohm's domestic economic Elizabeth Emma Goldman English Women's Journal equal rights Fawcett female feminine feminism feminist theory Fuller Goldstein Harriet Martineau Hedwig Dohm historians human husband ideas as well as the author and editor of over 30 books.

She has published widely in feminist and political theory. Recent books include Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity (Routledge, ); a forthcoming co-edited volume, Gender, Power, and Politics in the Films of Lars von Trier (Oxford, ); and a new book on Simone de Beauvoir to be published by Duke University Press, Politics with.

Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating interdisciplinary study focuses on how feminist thinkers throughout history have long striven to balance politics, intellectual work, and the material conditions of : Taylor And Francis.

What I am seeing in internet feminism is the opposite: silencing, a deep hatred of independent thinkers, and the discouraging of critical thought. I see demands that women take up mantras, jargon, and positions they do not support, lest they be ousted. Collected here are fifty-one key thinkers and fifty-one authors, recognizing that women are fifty-one percent of the population.

There are actually one hundred and two thinkers collected in these pages, as each author is a feminist thinker, too: scholars, writers, poets, and activists, well-established and emerging, old and young and in-between. In her new book Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity, Lori Marso engages a wide range of intellectual women in a tremendously interesting dialogue.

While enriching Beauvoir's notion of the "eternal feminine" by elaborating a more complex concept she calls "the demands of femininity," Marso offers her readers a clearer understanding of the thoughts and lives of various feminist authors.5/5(7).

Individualized femininity and feminist politics of choice. European Journal of Women's Studies, Vol. 22, Issue. 3, p. Penguin Books.

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Published: () We'll meet again. Published: () Victorian Feminists / by: Caine, Barbara. Published: () At the Heart of Freedom: Feminism, Sex, and Equality. Meh. This was rather dry. Although its subtitle, A Graphic Guide, might lead the reader to expect a comic-book format, Introducing Feminism is text-based, albeit with a lot of unremarkable accompanying illustrations.

An introductory note points out that it would be next to impossible to encompass all of feminism in a small overview and that, as a result, the book will focus mostly on /5. Get this from a library. Feminist thinkers and the demands of femininity: the lives and work of intellectual women. [Lori Jo Marso] -- "Examining the lives and work of historical and contemporary feminist intellectuals, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the feminist struggle to "have it all." This fascinating.

I found this book an entertaining and fascinating exploration of the phenomenon, "femininity." I would like to start with the caveat that I just picked up this book in a used book store, so I have no preconceived notions of who the author "is" within activist or feminist circles.

For me, this book was exactly what I was looking for/5. Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity explores the lives and theory of Mary Wollstonecraft, Germaine de Staël, Emma Goldman, and Simone de Beauvoir in light of and alongside contemporary feminist work, to examine the significance that being a woman and the material conditions of femininity thrust upon one based on the times in which one lives had on their lives and work.

Despite the name, feminism is actually an enemy of true femininity in so many ways. Thank goodness I recognized the conditional nature of the freedom modern feminism Author: Rebecca Lemke. The end of 19th century and beginning of 20th century saw the journey of women shift from femininity to feminism, from being mystical to logical, from being an Aphrodite to an Athena-type figure.

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Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. (May ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) This is a list of important participants in the development of feminism, originally.

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To what extent femininity is biologically or socially influenced is subject to debate. Radical feminism is a perspective within feminism that calls for a the organizational sexual culture, e.g., breaking down traditional gender roles and reevaluating societal concepts of femininity and masculinity (a common demand in US universities during the s).

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She has published widely in feminist and political theory. Recent books include Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity (Routledge, ); a forthcoming co-edited volume, Gender, Power, and Politics in the Films of Lars von Trier (Oxford, ); and a new book on Simone de Beauvoir to be published by Duke University Press, Politics with 5/5(1).

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Marso, Cited by:   A clear, comprehensive, and indispensable introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, Feminist Thought includes incisive, critical examinations of liberal feminism, radical feminism, Marxist and socialist feminism, and ecofeminism.

This third edition has been thoroughly reformulated and expanded to include the latest developments in feminist thought, including a new chapter on. Even in the Sixties when feminism was popularly identified as women’s liberation, male bashing was the cornerstone of feminist thinking.

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