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Author Fraser, Nancy
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File Format PDF
Language English
Alternative Title An Introduction
Subject Keyword féminisme ♦ capitalisme ♦ néolibéralisme ♦ feminism ♦ capitalism ♦ neoliberalism ♦ shs ♦ Humanities and Social Sciences/History
Abstract An introduction to my forthcoming book, this essay takes a broad, sweeping look at second-wave feminism, situating the movement's unfolding in relation to three moments in the history of capitalism. In the first moment, feminism posed a radical challenge to the pervasive androcentrism of "state-organized capitalism". In the second, the movement unwittingly supplied a key ingredient of what Luc Boltanski and Eve Chiapello call the "new spirit" of neoliberal capitalism. In the third (present) moment, of capitalist crisis, feminists have the chance to reactivate the movement's emancipatory promise.
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article