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Neoliberal Governmentality and the Retreat from Gender Equality

Thornton, Margaret


Feminism is outmoded. Or so it would seem in the academy, where feminism is outflanked by issues of globalization and localization, sexuality and identity, and politics. Where does feminism’s continuing relevance stand: as a theory, as praxis, or as a rallying cry? The chapters in this book cover a wide range of issues such as feminist engagement with law, sexuality, and queer politics; the idea of freedom and equality in the neoliberal frame; and postcolonial feminism. Well-known feminist...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations
DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0004


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