Feminism After Bourdieu

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Lisa Adkins, Beverley Skeggs
Wiley, 2005 M05 27 - 268 pages
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A meeting ground for mainstream social theory and contemporary feminist theory.
  • Brings feminist theory face to face with Pierre Bourdieu’s social theory.
  • Demonstrates how much Bourdieu’s theory has to offer to contemporary feminism.
  • Comprises a series of contributions from key contemporary feminist thinkers.
  • Defines new territories for feminist theorizing.
  • Transforms and advances Bourdieu’s social and cultural theory.
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    About the author (2005)

    Lisa Adkins is Reader in Sociology at the University of Manchester. Her previous books include Revisions: Gender and Sexuality in Late Modernity (2002), Gendered Work (Second Edition, 1997), Sexualizing the Social (1996) and Sex, Sensibility and the Gendered Body (1996).

    Beverley Skeggs is Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, London. Her previous publications include Sexuality and the Politics of Violence and Safety (2004), Class, Self, Culture (2004), Transformations: Thinking through Feminism (2000) and Formations of Class and Gender (1997).

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