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Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis
TH1OSE WHO WOULD CODIFY THE MEANINGS OF WORDS fight a losing battle, for words, like the ideas and things they are mneant to signify, have a history. Neither Oxford dons nor the Academie FranUaiseExpand
The Evidence of Experience
  • J. Scott
  • Sociology
  • Critical Inquiry
  • 1 July 1991
I am grateful to Tom Keenan for inviting me to the conference ("History Todayand Tonight," Rutgers and Princeton Universities, March 1990) where I tried out some of these ideas, and to the manyExpand
Deconstructing Equality-Versus-Difference : or, The Uses of Poststructuralist Theory for Feminism
That feminism needs theory goes without saying (perhaps because it has been said so often). What is not always clear is what that theory will do, although there are certain common assumptions I thinkExpand
Gender and the politics of history
I. Toward a Feminist HistoryII. Gender and ClassIII. Gender in HistoryIV. Equality and Difference
Feminists Theorize the Political
Introduction I. Contesting Grounds II. Signifying Identity III. Subjects Before the Law IV. Critical Practices V. Postmodern Post-Script.
The Politics of the Veil
Foreword vii Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 Chapter 1: The Headscarf Controversies 21 Chapter 2: Racism 42 Chapter 3: Secularism 90 Chapter 4: Individualism 124 Chapter 5: Sexuality 151 ConclusionExpand
Gender: Still a Useful Category of Analysis?:
This paper traces the history of uses of the word “gender”. It suggests that though “gender” has been recuperated and become commonplace, many issues persist around the way “women” and “men”, and t...
Feminism's History
Parité!: Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism
France today is in the throes of a crisis about whether to represent social differences within its political system and, if so, how. It is a crisis defined by the rhetoric of a universalism thatExpand
Feminist thought : desire, power, and academic discourse
1. The Hybrid Criticism of Patriarchy. 2. The Matrix of Feminist Criticism. 3. From Feminist Criticism to Standpoint Epistemologies. 4. Engendering African American Criticism. 5. Formulating aExpand