Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2013

192 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199936861

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Identities and Freedom

Feminist Theory Between Power and Connection

Allison Weir

Studies in Feminist Philosophy

  • Includes an introduction that surveys the landscape of contemporary feminist theory and explains why we need a new understanding of identity
  • Weir develops a new theory of identities in relation to freedom, and a new theory of freedom as a practice of belonging
  • Includes discussions of race and gender identities, identity politics, transnational feminisms, the Egyptian women's piety movement, in relation to diverse conceptions of freedom

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