The Resource Feminist interpretations of Michel Foucault, edited by Susan J. Hekman

Feminist interpretations of Michel Foucault, edited by Susan J. Hekman

Label
Feminist interpretations of Michel Foucault
Title
Feminist interpretations of Michel Foucault
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan J. Hekman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Like the other books in this series, this volume seeks to bring a feminist perspective to bear on the interpretation of a major figure in the philosophical canon in the case of Michel Foucault, however, this aim is somewhat ironic because Foucault sees his work as disrupting that very canon. Since feminists see their work as similarly disruptive, Foucault and feminism would seem to find much common ground, but, as the contributors to this collection reveal, the matter is not so simple. Foucault, like many feminists, is centrally concerned with questions related to sexuality and the body. This concern has led both Foucault and feminists to challenge the founding concept of the modernist philosophical canon: the disembodied transcendental subject. For both Foucault and feminists, this subject must be deconstructed and a new concept of identity articulated
  • The exciting possibilities of a Foucauldian approach to issues of the subject and identity, especially as they relate to sex and the body, are detailed in several of the essays collected here. Despite the possibilities, however, Foucault's approach has raised serious questions about an equally crucial area of feminist thought - politics. Some feminist critics of Foucault have argued that his deconstruction of the concept "woman" also deconstructs the possibility of a feminist politics. Several essays explore the implications of this deconstruction for feminist politics and suggest that a Foucauldian feminist politics is not viable. Overall, this collection illustrates the range of interest Foucault's thought has generated among feminist thinkers and both the advantages and liabilities of his approach for the development of feminist theory and politics
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1190
LC item number
.F4613 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hekman, Susan J
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  • Foucault, Michel
  • Foucault, Michel
  • Foucault, Michel
  • Feminist theory
  • Sex role
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Théorie féministe
  • Rôle selon le sexe
  • Pouvoir (Sciences sociales)
  • Feminist theory
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Sex role
  • Sekseverschillen
  • Feminisme
Label
Feminist interpretations of Michel Foucault, edited by Susan J. Hekman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dangerous pleasures : Foucault and the politics of pedophilia
  • Linda Martin Alcoff
  • Foucault pumped : body politics and the muscled woman
  • Honi Fern Haber
  • Feminism, Foucault, and "subjects" of power and freedom
  • Jana Sawicki
  • Foucault's mother
  • Jon Simons
  • Feminism and empowerment : a critical reading of Foucault
  • Monique Deveaux
  • Michel Foucault : a "young conservative"?
  • Feminist mapping of Foucauldian poetics
  • Moya Lloyd
  • Foucault on power : a theory for feminists
  • Amy Allen
  • Philosopher's prism : Foucault, feminism, and critique
  • Terry K. Aladjem
  • Nancy Fraser
  • Postmodernism and political change : issues for feminist theory
  • Nancy C.M. Hartsock
  • Sexual inversions
  • Judith Butler
  • Technologies of truth and function of gender in Foucault
  • E.L. McCallum
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 320 pages
Isbn
9780271032719
Lccn
95047060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33665193
  • (OCoLC)ocm33665193
Label
Feminist interpretations of Michel Foucault, edited by Susan J. Hekman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dangerous pleasures : Foucault and the politics of pedophilia
  • Linda Martin Alcoff
  • Foucault pumped : body politics and the muscled woman
  • Honi Fern Haber
  • Feminism, Foucault, and "subjects" of power and freedom
  • Jana Sawicki
  • Foucault's mother
  • Jon Simons
  • Feminism and empowerment : a critical reading of Foucault
  • Monique Deveaux
  • Michel Foucault : a "young conservative"?
  • Feminist mapping of Foucauldian poetics
  • Moya Lloyd
  • Foucault on power : a theory for feminists
  • Amy Allen
  • Philosopher's prism : Foucault, feminism, and critique
  • Terry K. Aladjem
  • Nancy Fraser
  • Postmodernism and political change : issues for feminist theory
  • Nancy C.M. Hartsock
  • Sexual inversions
  • Judith Butler
  • Technologies of truth and function of gender in Foucault
  • E.L. McCallum
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 320 pages
Isbn
9780271032719
Lccn
95047060
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33665193
  • (OCoLC)ocm33665193

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