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The Power of Feminist Theory

Domination, Resistance, Solidarity (Feminist Theory and Politics)

by Amy Allen

  • 353 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Social Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Power (Social sciences)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024977M
    ISBN 100813390729
    ISBN 109780813390727

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Power is clearly a crucial concept for feminist theory. Insofar as feminists are interested in analyzing power, it is because they have an interest in understanding, critiquing, and ultimately challenging the multiple array of unjust power relations affecting women in contemporary Western societies, including sexism, racism, heterosexism, and class The Power of.

This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book begins by critically assessing existing feminist conceptions of power and examines three different conceptions of power that have been influential in feminist theory: power as resource, power as domination, and power as empowerment.

Power is clearly a crucial concept for feminist theory. Insofar as feminists are interested in analyzing power, it is because they have an interest in understanding, critiquing, and ultimately challenging the multiple array of unjust power relations affecting women in contemporary Western societies, including sexism, racism, heterosexism, and class The Power of Feminist Theory 4/5(6).

Power is clearly a crucial concept for feminist theory. Insofar as feminists are interested in analyzing power, it is because they have an interest in understanding, critiquing, and ultimately challenging the multiple array of unjust power relations affecting women in contemporary Western societies, including sexism, racism, heterosexism, and class s: Amy Allen, Pennsylvania State University.

Book Reviews Amy Allen. The Power of Feminist Theory: Domination, Resistance, Solidarity. Boulder, Colo.: Westview, Pp. x+ $ (cloth). The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory provides an overview of the analytical frameworks and theoretical concepts feminist theorists have developed to challenge established knowledge.

Leading feminist theorists, from around the globe, provide in-depth explorations of a diverse array of subject areas, capturing a plurality of approaches.

The Handbook raises new questions, brings new evidence. In The Power of Feminist Theory, Amy Allen diagnoses the inadequacies of previous feminist conceptions of power, and draws on the work of a diverse group of theorists of power, including Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, and Hannah Arendt, in order to construct a new feminist conception of power.

The conception of power developed in this book enables readers to theorize domination, resistance. As stated by bell hooks, in chapter 5: Comrades of Struggle, of her book Feminist Theory: from margin to center, white feminism reinforces the. Power is clearly a crucial concept for feminist theory.

Insofar as feminists are interested in analyzing power, it is because they have an interest in understanding, critiquing, and ultimately challenging the multiple array of unjust power relations affecting women in contemporary.

Buy The Power of Feminist Theory (Feminist Theory & Politics) 1 by Allen, Amy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Amy Allen. Women have been suffering since the beginning of the history because of patriarchal order. Feminism is a clash of women against patriarchy.

Suffering of women created the concept of feminism as a gender based political and social movement. In public. Allen has published two books: The Power of Feminist Theory: Domination, Resistance, Solidarity and The Politics of Our Selves: Power, Autonomy and Gender in Contemporary Critical Theory - with a third volume, The End of Progress: Critical Theory in Postcolonial Times.

The Power of Feminist Theory was a revised version of Allen's dissertation Institutions: Dartmouth College, University of. The quintessential text of second wave feminism, Friedan’s book became one of the original pieces of feminist theory to become a mainstream hit. Its indictments of the “tion: Writer.

The Help is set in Mississippi during the early s, when the groundswell of feminism's "second wave" was still n Stockett's novel revolves around events inbefore the women's liberation movement, before Betty Friedan and other feminist leaders founded the National Organization for Women, before the media invented the myth of : Linda Napikoski.

Request PDF | The Power of Feminist Theory (review) | Hypatia () "Why are feminists interested in power?" asks Amy Allen in her compelling and lucid book, The Power of Feminist Author: Jana Sawicki. Feminist theory is the extension of feminism into theoretical, fictional, or philosophical discourse.

It aims to understand the nature of gender examines women's and men's social roles, experiences, interests, chores, and feminist politics in a variety of fields, such as anthropology and sociology, communication, media studies, psychoanalysis, home economics, literature.

Men in this book seem to rule society and are given the highest of jobs. The importance of women is very clear in The Handmaid's Tale and also makes the reader aware of the need for women.

It is very obvious that The Handmaid's Tale is an argument for feminism and feminism seems to be the most prominent critical theory.In the book's second half we learn what some radical feminists would do about it.

Curiously, the thrust is not the use of untapped female mental powers and creative talents, but rather a semi-mystical enhancement of the instinctual nurturing, emotional-bonding and sexual capacities of women, coupled somehow with the power and mystique of the."In The Power of Feminist Theory, Amy Allen diagnoses the inadequacies of previous feminist conceptions of power and draws on the work of a diverse group of theorists of power, including Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, and Hannah Arendt, in order to construct a new feminist conception of power.