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Transatlantic Conversations : Feminism as Travelling Theory

By: Evans, Mary, Professor.
Contributor(s): Davis, Kathy, Professor.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Feminist Imagination - Europe and Beyond: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (251 p.).ISBN: 9780754696513.Subject(s): Feminism -- Europe -- History | Feminism -- United States -- History | Gender identity -- History | Sex role -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Transatlantic Conversations : Feminism as Travelling TheoryDDC classification: 305.4209 | 305.4'2'094 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Introduction - Transatlantic Conversations: Feminism as Travelling Theory; Part I Becoming a Feminist in a Transatlantic Context; 1 A Feminist Transatlantic Education; 2 Crossings; 3 My Father, an Agent of State Feminism and Other Unrelatable Conversations; 4 Bridging Different Gaps: East, West, Europe and the USA?; Part II Activism: Inside and Outside the Academy; 5 Re-narrating Feminist Stories: Black British Women and Transatlantic Feminisms; 6 Floating Signifiers and Fluid Identities: Feminist and Other Queer Travels
7 Writing in the Dark: Reflections on Becoming a Feminist8 Is there a Feminist in this Class? Academic Feminism and its Generations across the Atlantic; 9 Chronos and Knowledge: A Target of the Feminist Agenda Today; 10 Passages to Feminism: Encounters and Rearticulations; Part III Theoretical Engagements; 11 There are Many Transatlantics: Homonationalism, Homotransnationalism and Feminist-Queer-Trans of Colour Theories and Practices; 12 "Often What's Not Said is Just as Important as What Is": Transnational Feminist Encounters
13 On Not Engaging with What's Right in Front of Us: Or Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Reading Women's Writing14 Visions of Legacy: Legacies of Vision; 15 Feminist Travels: A Historical and Textual Journey; 16 Constellations - Conversations: Three Stories; Epilogue; Index
Summary: The second wave of feminism which challenged and changed many assumptions was a product of various western cultures, with no single country possessing a monopoly on the writing of 'new' feminism. Though many of the contributions hailed from Europe and the United States, these works were often formed within local debates and framed within feminist traditions and political engagements specific to these nations. Transatlantic Conversations explores the differences yielded by such conditions and their consequences for the meaning of feminism.
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Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Introduction - Transatlantic Conversations: Feminism as Travelling Theory; Part I Becoming a Feminist in a Transatlantic Context; 1 A Feminist Transatlantic Education; 2 Crossings; 3 My Father, an Agent of State Feminism and Other Unrelatable Conversations; 4 Bridging Different Gaps: East, West, Europe and the USA?; Part II Activism: Inside and Outside the Academy; 5 Re-narrating Feminist Stories: Black British Women and Transatlantic Feminisms; 6 Floating Signifiers and Fluid Identities: Feminist and Other Queer Travels

7 Writing in the Dark: Reflections on Becoming a Feminist8 Is there a Feminist in this Class? Academic Feminism and its Generations across the Atlantic; 9 Chronos and Knowledge: A Target of the Feminist Agenda Today; 10 Passages to Feminism: Encounters and Rearticulations; Part III Theoretical Engagements; 11 There are Many Transatlantics: Homonationalism, Homotransnationalism and Feminist-Queer-Trans of Colour Theories and Practices; 12 "Often What's Not Said is Just as Important as What Is": Transnational Feminist Encounters

13 On Not Engaging with What's Right in Front of Us: Or Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Reading Women's Writing14 Visions of Legacy: Legacies of Vision; 15 Feminist Travels: A Historical and Textual Journey; 16 Constellations - Conversations: Three Stories; Epilogue; Index

The second wave of feminism which challenged and changed many assumptions was a product of various western cultures, with no single country possessing a monopoly on the writing of 'new' feminism. Though many of the contributions hailed from Europe and the United States, these works were often formed within local debates and framed within feminist traditions and political engagements specific to these nations. Transatlantic Conversations explores the differences yielded by such conditions and their consequences for the meaning of feminism.

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