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History Marxism Materialism

Money Sex and Power: Toward a Feminist Historical Materialism

Money Sex and Power: Toward aFeminist Historical Materialism Nancy C.M. Hartsock Longman New Yorkand London 1983 Developing the concept of a feminist standpoint rooted in women’s daily, sensuous life activity, Money, Sex, and Power cogently and movingly explores the interweavings of epistemology, community, sexuality, and power. Hartsock examines the worldview-structuring aspects of gender in order…

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Marxism Materialism Postmodernism Theory

Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse

Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse Rosemary Hennessy Routledge Londonand New York 1993 Materialist Feminism and the Politics of Discourse confronts the impasses in materialist feminist work on rethinking ‘woman’ as a discursively constructed subject. The book looks at the problem of examining critically the social dimensions on which theories of discourse are premised:…