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Feminist Political Theory: An Introduction
Feminist Political Theory provides both a wide-ranging history of western feminist thought and a lucid analysis of contemporary debates. It offers an accessible and thought-provoking account of complex theories, which it relates to 'real-life' issues such as sexual violence, political representation and the family. This timely new edition has been thoroughly updated to inc...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 304 pages
Published September 6th 2003 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published September 1992)
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An excellent introduction to feminist political thought presented in a historically chronological order that relates ideas and their criticisms in a manner that encourages further independent exploration. For those trying to situate themselves within the broad discourse of theories about gender and feminism, this volume is a good beginning. It takes potentially painfully abstract concepts and distills them into digestible--though hardly reductionist--moments in feminism that can be used for grea ...more