Theorizing Backlash: Philosophical Reflections on the Resistance to Feminism Anita M. Cudd, Ann E. Superson

ISBN: 9780742513747

Published: April 3rd 2002

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Theorizing Backlash: Philosophical Reflections on the Resistance to Feminism  by  Anita M. Cudd,  Ann E. Superson

Theorizing Backlash: Philosophical Reflections on the Resistance to Feminism by Anita M. Cudd, Ann E. Superson
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Contrary to the popular belief that feminism has gained a foothold in the many disciplines of the academy, the essays collected in Theorizing Backlash argue that feminism is still actively resisted in mainstream academia. Indeed, as feministMoreContrary to the popular belief that feminism has gained a foothold in the many disciplines of the academy, the essays collected in Theorizing Backlash argue that feminism is still actively resisted in mainstream academia.

Indeed, as feminist perspectives have been brought to bear on topics of traditional philosophical interest, many feminist thinkers have been confronted with scorn and marginilization. Contributors to this volume consider the professional, philosophical, and personal backlashes against feminist thought, and reflect upon their ramifications. The conclusion is that the disdain and irrational resentment of feminism, even in higher education, amounts to a backlash against progress.



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