Other types of feminist theory
, however, must be and in some cases have been, however mutedly, at work in the process of reform.
It is on these issues that Feminist Theory
and International Relations in a Postmodern Era is the most theoretically ambitious.
. "'Woman's Era': Rethinking Black Feminist Theory
." Carby, Reconstructing 3-19.
In her essay on a feminist history of theology, Sheila Briggs notes that feminist theory
has often functioned under the "ideological shroud of male universalizations," failing to challenge the dominant theoretical models and concepts that construct the disciplines of history and theology.
However, Adams and Donovan take this ecofeminist axiom and apply it to the historical and actual connections between women and other animals, stating that feminist theory
must engage itself with the status and treatment of animals.
Though the Field Day books are indebted to postcolonial and feminist theory
, they themselves were criticized in Ireland for underrepresenting the writing of women--part of a "hidden Ireland" that is now to form the basis of a fourth volume of the anthology.
The title of this book may suggest that its intended audience is solely feminists, specifically American feminists, and that its topical concern is white racism in feminist theory
. Such an impression would overlook related themes that animate Caraway's argument.
The theoretical frameworks presented include feminist theory
, indigenous and human rights perspectives, environmental justice, black feminist epistemology, critically conscious pedagogy, queer theory, and even hip-hop pedagogies.
Contemporary feminist theory
and activism; six global issues.
The intended audience is students in feminist philosophy or women's studies classes, as well as anyone with a general interest in feminist theory
In so doing, she relies on current feminist theory
, such as Judith Butler's concept of "gender performance" and Julia Kristeva's understanding of "abjection," filtered through careful bibliographical and textual study.
And further, support Cirksena and Culklanz's statement: "Instead of a unified perspective that can be called 'feminist theory
,' many feminist theories share common elements" (WMM, p.