Doing Feminist Theory From Modernity to Postmodernity, by Mann, Susan Archer
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- ISBN: 9780199858101 | 0199858101
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/26/2012
Doing Feminist Theory: Paradigm Shifts from Modernity to Postmodernitycritically examines feminist thought from the late eighteenth century to the present. Organized historically and by theoretical perspectives, author Susan Archer Mann: * Highlights the relationship between feminist theory and political practice and examines the diversity of feminist visions and voices by race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and global location * Interweaves the history of feminist thought with the history of the U.S. women's movement to ground feminist perspectives in their socio-historical contexts * Bridges the local and global using theory application sections devoted to feminist analyses of colonialism, imperialism, and globalization * Offers a critical and dynamic approach to theory that is interdisciplinary and inclusive of alternative forms of theory construction, such as poetry, music, and zines * Illuminates how transformations in contemporary feminist thought reflect paradigm shifts from modernity to postmodernity