Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction
Allen & Unwin
Rosemarie Putnam Tong
Publication Date :
1 Jan 1998
Rosemary Putnam Tong's Feminist Thought has been used internationally as a standard introduction to the complex field of twentieth-century feminist thinking. The second edition of this bestselling text offers a more comprehensive and substantially redrawn map of the field. Feminist Thought provides up-to-date coverage of liberal, radical and Marxist-socialist schools of feminism, as well as psychoanalytic, existentialist and postmodern feminism. New chapters have been added on ecofeminism, multicultural and global feminism. In the clear-sighted and accessible style for which she has become known, Tong guides the reader through the complexities of even the most notoriously difficult thinkers. Readers will become familiar with many of the essential figures in the feminist tradition as well as some of the issues that have been of special concern to women, including pornography, reproductive technology, housework, the environment and militarism. Readers are urged to consider the many differences that separate women as well as the things which continue to unite women. Tong treats all views with respect and encourages the reader to think both sympathetical
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