Fortunes of Feminism

Fortunes of Feminism From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis - Radical Thinkers

Paperback (24 Mar 2020) | English

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Synopsis

Nancy Fraser's powerful new book documents the "movements of feminism" and the shifts in the feminist imaginary since the 1970s.

Fraser follows the history of feminism from the ferment of the New Left, during which "Second Wave" feminism emerged as a struggle for women's liberation alongside other social movements, to its emersion in identity politics following the decline of its initial utopian energies. Alongside this detailed history, Fraser recognizes the need for a reinvigorated feminist radicalism to respond to the crisis in neoliberalism. She argues for a feminism that could join other egalitarian movements in struggles aimed at subjecting capitalism to democratic control, while retrieving the core utopian insights of feminism's earlier phases.

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Verso

Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world, publishing one hundred books a year.

Book information

ISBN: 9781788738576
Publisher: Verso Books
Imprint: Verso
Pub date:
DEWEY: 305.4201
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 284g
Height: 129mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 23mm