Feminist Theory

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  • Bizzell, Patricia. "Classroom Authority and Critical Pedagogy." American Literary History 3.4 (1991):  847-863.
  • Ebert, Teresa. "For A Red Pedagogy: Feminism, Desire, and Need." College English 58.7 (1996): 795-819.
  • Finke, Laurie. "Knowledge As Bait: Feminism, Voice, and the Pedagogical Unconscious." College English 55.1 (1993):  7-27.
  • Fiore, Kyle and Nan Elasser. "’Strangers No More’: A Liberatory Literacy Curriculum." College English 44.2 (1982): 115-128.
  • Freire, Paulo. Education for Critical Consciousness. New York:  Seabury Press, 1973. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Trans. Myra Bergman Ramos. New York: Seabury Press, 1970.
  • Giroux, Henry.  "Border Pedagogy and the Politics of Modernism/Postmodernism." Journal of Architectural Education 44.2 (1991):  69-79.
  • Hooks, Bell. Feminist Theory From Margin To Center.  2nd ed.  Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000. 108-116.
  • King, Joyce.  "Dysconscious Racism: Ideology, Identity, and the Miseducation of Teachers."  Journal of Negro Education 60.2 (1991): 133-146.
  • Maher, Jennifer Helene.  "Invitational Interaction: A Process for Reconciling the Teacher/Student Contradiction."  Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature 56.1  (2002): 85-93.
  • Paine, Charles. "Relativism, Radical Pedagogy, and the Ideology of Paralysis." College English 51.6 (1989): 557-570.
  • Miller, Richard. "The Arts of Complicity: Pragmatism and the Culture of Schooling." College English 61.1 (1998): 10-28.
  • Ronald, Kate and Hephzibah Roskelly. "Untested Feasibility: Imagining the Pragmatic Possibility of Paulo Friere." College English 63.5 (2002):  612-632.
  • Stenberg, Shari. "Liberation Theology and Liberatory Pedagogies: Renewing the Dialogue." College English 68.3 (2006):  271-290.
  • Yagelski, Robert. "The Ambivalence of Reflection: Critical Pedagogies, Identity, and the Writing Teacher." College Composition and Communication 51.1 (1999): 32-50.
  • Althusser,  Louis. "Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses: Notes towards an Investigation." Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays. Trans. Ben Brewster, New York: Monthly Review P, 1971. 127-177.
  • Anzaldúa, Gloria. "How to Tame a Wild Tongue." Borderlands, La Frontera: The New Mestiza.   San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1987. 53-64.
  • - - - . "La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness." Borderlands, La Frontera: The New Mestiza. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1987. 77-91.
  • - - - .  "Speaking in Tongues: A Letter to 3rd World Women Writers." This Bridg Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Ed.Cherríe Moraga and GloriaAnzaldúa. New York: Kitchen Table, Women of Color Press, 1983. 165-173.
  • Bauer, Dale M. "‘The Other F’ Word": The Feminist in the Classroom." Women and Writing. College English. 52 (1990): 385-396.
  • Britton, Dana M. "The Epistemology of the Gendered Organization." Gender and Society. 14 (3):2000. 418-434.
  • Christian, Barbara. "The Crime of Innocence." The Good Citizen. Ed. David Batstone and   Eduardo Mendieta. New York: Routledge, 1999. 51-64.
  • Cixous, Hélène. "The Laugh of the Medusa." The Signs Reader: Women, Gender & Scholarship. Trans. Keith Cohen and Paula Cohen. Ed. Elizabeth Abel and Emily K. Abel. Chicago: U of Chicago P,1983. 279-297.
  • Combahee River Collective. "A Black Feminist Statement." This Bridge Called My Back:Writings by Radical Women of Color. Ed. Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa. 210-218.
  • Coontz, Stephanie. "‘Leave It to Beaver’ and ‘Ozzie and Harriet’: American Families in the 1950s." The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap. New York: Basic Books, 1992. 23-41.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Women. Olympe de Gouge. 1791.
  • Derrida, Jacques. "Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences." The Structuralist Controversy: The Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man.Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins P, 1972. 247-265.
  • Enloe, Cynthia. "Gender Makes the World Go Round," "On the Beach: Sexism and Tourism." Bananas, Beaches, and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics. Berkeley: UC Press, 1990. 1-41.
  • Foucault, Michel. "Introduction" and "The Unities of Discourse." The Archaeology of Knowledge and the Discourse on Language. Trans. A.M. Sheridan Smith. New York:Pantheon, 1972. 3-30.
  • - - - .  "We Other Victorians" and "The Repressive Hypothesis." The History of Sexuality: an   Introduction (Volume 1). 3-35.  
  • Gandhi, Leela. "Postcolonialism and Feminism." Post Colonial Theory. New York: Columbia UP, 1998. 81-101.
  • Haraway, Donna. "Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective." Feminism and Science. Ed. Evelyn Fox Keller and Helen E. Longino. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford UP,1996. 249-263.
  • Harding, Sandra. "Rethinking Standpoint Epistemology: What is ‘Strong Objectivity’?" Feminism and Science.  Ed. Evelyn Fox Keller and Helen E. Longino. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996. 235-248.
  • Irigaray, Luce. Thinking the Difference for a Peaceful Revolution. Trans. Karin Montin. New York:Routledge,1994.
  • Keller, Evelyn Fox. "Feminism and Science." Feminism and Science. Ed. Evelyn Fox Keller and Helen E. Longino. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996. 28-40.
  • - - - . "Language and Ideology in Evolutionary Theory: Reading Cultural Norms into Natural Law." Feminism and Science. Ed. Evelyn Fox Keller and Helen E. Longino. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996. 154-172.
  • Kolodny, Annette. "Dancing through the Minefield: Some Observations on the Theory, Practice, and Politics of a Feminist Literary Criticism." Feminist Studies 6:1, 1980. 1-25.
  • Kristeva, Julia. Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. European Perspectives Series. New York: Columbia UP,   1982.
  • Longino, Helen E. "Subjects, Power, and Knowledge: Description and Prescription in Feminist Philosophies of Science. Feminism and Science. Ed. Evelyn Fox Keller and Helen E. Longino. Oxford Readings in Feminism. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996. 264-279.
  • Lorde, Audre. "An Open Letter to Mary Daly." This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color.  Ed. Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa. New York:Kitchen Table, Women of Color Press, 1983. 94-97.
  • Lu, Min-Zhan. "Reading and Writing Differences: The Problematic of Experience." Feminism and Composition Studies: In Other Words. Ed. Susan C. Jarratt and Lynn Worsham, Research and Scholarship in Composition. New York: MLA, 1998. 239-251.
  • MacKinnon, Catharine A. "Feminism, Marxism, Method, and the State: An Agenda for Theory." The Signs Reader: Women, Gender & Scholarship. Ed. Elizabeth Abel and Emily K. Abel. Chicago: U of Chicago P,1983. 227-256.
  • McIntosh, Peggy. "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack." Peace and Freedom. July/August 1989. 10-12.
  • O’Reilley, Mary Rose. "Prologue: I am Not Yet Born," and, "Foreword" by Peter Elbow. The Peaceable Classroom. 1-17 and ix-xiv.
  • Pratt, Mary Louise. "Arts of the Contact Zone." Profession 91. New York: MLA, 1991. 33-40
  • Ritchie, Joy and Kate Ronald. "Riding Long Coattails, Subverting Tradition: The Tricky Business of Feminists Teaching Rhetoric(s). Feminism and Composition Studies: In Other Words. Ed. Susan C. Jarratt and Lynn Worsham, Research and Scholarship in Composition. New York: MLA, 1998. 217-238.
  • Rorty, Richard. "American National Pride: Whitman and Dewey," and "The Eclipse of the Reformist Left." Achieving our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1998. 3-38 and 41-71.
  • Rubin, Gayle. "The Traffic in Women: Notes on the ‘Political Economy’ of Sex." Towards an Anthropology of Women. Rayna R. Reiter, ed. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1975. 157-210.
  • Ryan, Alan S., Zhou Wenjun and Andrew Acosta. "Breastfeeding Continues to Increase into the New Millennium." Pediatrics. American Academy of Pediatrics. 2002. 1103-1109.
  • Said, Edward. "Introduction." Orientialism. 1-28.
  • Schor, Naomi. "French Feminism is a Universalism." Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies. 7 (1995): 15-47.
  • Smith-Rosenberg, Carroll. "The Female World of Love and Ritual: Relations between
  •   Women in Nineteenth-Century America." The Signs Reader: Women, Gender & Scholarship. Ed. Elizabeth Abel and Emily K. Abel. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1983. 27- 55.
  •  Scott, Joan W. "Gender: A Useful Category for Historical Analysis." American Historical Review. 91 (1986). 1053-1075.
  • Snitow, Ann, Christine Stansell and Sharon Thompson, eds. Powers of Desire: The Politics of Sexuality. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1983. 
  • Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. "Three Women’s Texts and a Critique of Imperialism."
  • - - -.  "Can the Subaltern Speak?" Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture. Ed. Cary Nelson and Lawrence Grossberg, Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1988. 271-311.
  • Stepan, Nancy Leys. "Race and Gender: The Role of Analogy in Science." Feminism and Science. Ed. Evelyn Fox Keller and Helen E. Longino. Oxford Readings in Feminism.   Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996. 121-136.