Chapter 12. Feminist Theory

  1. Professor Bryan S. Turner Professor
  1. Mary Evans MA Visiting Professorial Fellow

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304992.ch12

The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

How to Cite

Evans, M. (2008) Feminist Theory, in The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory (ed B. S. Turner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304992.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Alona Evans Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College Boston, USA

Author Information

  1. Gender Institute, London School of Economics, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169004

Online ISBN: 9781444304992

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Keywords:

  • Feminist Theory - early developments;
  • second-wave feminism;
  • differences and continuities;
  • enlarging feminism;
  • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman;
  • gender conservatism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Developments

  • “Second-Wave” Feminism

  • Differences and Continuities

  • Enlarging Feminism

  • Conclusion

  • Bibliography