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Radical Feminism Today

Radical Feminism Today

First Edition

April 2001 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Radical Feminism Today offers a timely and engaging account of exactly what feminism is, and what it is not. Author Denise Thompson questions much of what has come to be taken for granted as `feminism' and points to the limitations of implicitly defining feminism in terms of `women', `gender', `difference' or `race//gender//class'. She challenges some of the most widely accepted ideas about feminism and in doing so opens up a number of hitheto closed debates, allowing for the possibility of moving those debates further.


Defining Feminism
Justifying Domination

`Enabling' and Disguising Domination

Feminism Undefined
Other Definitions
Differences among Women
What Does It Mean to Call Feminism `White and Middle-Class'?
Masculinity and Dehumanization

Denise Thompson

Dr Denise Thompson, BA (Hons), PhD UNSW, is a Research Associate and has worked at SPRC since 1996. She has worked on a number of research projects, including: the ENACT evaluation framework for the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 More About Author

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