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Author Ackerly, Brooke A.

Title Political theory and feminist social criticism / Brooke A. Ackerly
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 234 pages)
Series Contemporary political theory
Contemporary political theory.
Contents 1. Silent voices and everyday critics: problems in political theory, solutions from Third World feminist social criticism -- 2. A Third World feminist theory of social criticism -- 3. Method: skeptical scrutiny, guiding criteria, and deliberative inquiry in concert -- 4. Roles: social criticism and self-criticism -- 5. Qualifications: everyday critics, multi-sited critics, and multiple critics -- 6. Third World feminist social criticism as feminism
Summary Brooke Ackerly examines the methods by which Third World feminist activists have criticised society. She argues that their activities show how feminist theory can move beyond its theoretical impasse towards articulating a social criticism relevant to dealing with real world inequalities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-229) and index
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Subject Feminism -- Developing countries.
Feminist theory.
Political science.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99015848
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