Description - Feminist Thought by Rosemarie Tong
In this important new survey of feminist theory, Rosemarie Tong has produced the first text to do justice to the substance, variety and richness of contemporary feminist hought. She provides full and up-to-date coverage,including the increasingly important perspectives of the psychoanalytic, existential, and postmodern schools of feminism. The author guides the reader through the complexities of even the most notoriously difficult thinkers. Students will meet and become familiar with many of the essential figures in the feminist tradition, from Wollstonecraft and Engel, on through de Beauvoir, Dinnerstein, and Daly, and up to Mitchell and Cixous. Tong treats all views with respect and encourages students to think critically and sympathetically about a wide range of views that have a direct relevance to their own lives. This text will prove invaluable for introducing students to the varieties of feminist thought.
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