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Knowing victims : feminism, ressentiment and the category 'victim'

Stringer, Rebecca


Throughout the 1990s feminism was criticised for being centred on a representation of women as 'victims', a representation which purportedly is substantially untrue, inimical to female agency, and politically regressive. This criticism has gained increasingly broad purchase both outside and within feminist circles, and has become something of a mass media truism. The main task of this dissertation is to examine salient articulations of this criticism, firstly within the sphere of popular...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003-03-19
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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