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The essential difference

  title={The essential difference},
  author={Naomi Schor and Elizabeth Ellen Weed},
What is essentialism? What is anti-essentialism? The Essential Difference attempts to answer questions at the heart of current feminist theory and cultural study. The book deals with origins and contexts of the debate; relationships between essentialism, anti-essentialism, and the power of language; reasons for the demonization of essentialism within the academy; the relationship between essentialism and Third World studies. The essays also speculate about whether there can be an anti… Expand
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