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Differences That Matter challenges theories of the relationship between feminism and postmodernism that ask "is/should feminism be modern or postmodern?" Pointing out how postmodernism has been allowed to dictate feminist debates, Sara Ahmed argues instead that feminism must itself ask questions of postmodernism; that feminist theorists speak (back) to postmodernism ratherDifferences That Matter challenges theories of the relationship between feminism and postmodernism that ask "is/should feminism be modern or postmodern?" Pointing out how postmodernism has been allowed to dictate feminist debates, Sara Ahmed argues instead that feminism must itself ask questions of postmodernism; that feminist theorists speak (back) to postmodernism rather than simply speak on (their relationship to) it. This "speaking back" involves a refusal to position postmodernism as a generalizable condition of the world, using close readings of postmodern constructions of rights, ethics, "woman," subjectivity, authorship and film....

Title : Differences That Matter: Feminist Theory and Postmodernism
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ISBN : 9780521592253
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 232 Pages
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Differences That Matter: Feminist Theory and Postmodernism Reviews

  • Ty
    2019-05-31 21:39

    I think that if the author could have used worse examples and drowned her text in additional academic jargon, she would have, just to make the text less accessible and more boring.I had to read it for class. Only bloody reason I convinced myself to keep reading about the damn male philosopher with a pen in his hand while seating at a desk finally deciding he needs a smoke.*head -> desk*

  • Isadora Wagner
    2019-06-04 22:03

    Wasn't quite what I was looking for, but helped me think through several issues in relation to my research project.