Feminist Perspectives on Power

[Revised entry by Amy Allen on July 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although any general definition of feminism would no doubt be controversial, it seems undeniable that much work in
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[Revised entry by Amy Allen on July 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although any general definition of feminism would no doubt be controversial, it seems undeniable that much work in feminist theory is devoted to the tasks of critiquing women's subordination, analyzing the intersections between sexism and other forms of subordination such as racism, heterosexism, and class oppression, and envisioning the possibilities for both individual and collective resistance to such subordination. Insofar as the concept of power is central to each of these theoretical tasks, power is clearly a central concept for...

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