Adorno, Culture and Feminism
Edited by Maggie O'Neill
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Adorno, Culture and Feminism by Maggie O'Neill
Book DescriptionAdorno, Culture and Feminism brings Adorno's work and feminism together, and explores how feminism can both harness and develop Adorno's ideas. The picture that emerges displays how gendered relations and cultural practices and texts operate today, and the relevance of critical theory for contemporary feminisms. Adorno's work on the scale of inequality and repression in the administered society is presented as matching the feminist understanding of the unequal balance of power between the sexes. This volume shows how Adorno's central concepts - commodification, authenticity, the culture industry, Kulturkritik, negative dialectics, non-identity thinking and authoritarian personality - can be used productively and purposefully in feminist thinking.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761952176
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Maggie O'Neill
Maggie O'Neill is Senior Editor in Sociology at Staffordshire University CONTRIBUTORS OUTSIDE WESTERN HEMISPHERE Regina Becker-Schmidt University of Hanover Barbara Engh University of Leeds Hilde Heynen Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Gudrun-Axeli Knapp University of Hanover
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