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

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 f...

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Other Authors: Hekman, Susan J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1996.
Series:Re-reading the canon.
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Table of Contents:
  • Michel Foucault : a "young conservative"? / 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
  • 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
  • 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.