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Gender/power/knowledge

feminism and Foucault

by Jana Sawicki

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foucault, Michel.,
  • Feminist theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJana Sawicki.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .S28 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2025404M
    ISBN 100415901871, 041590188X
    LC Control Number91000142

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    About Power/Knowledge Michel Foucault has become famous for a series of books that have permanently altered our understanding of many institutions of Western society. He analyzed mental institutions in the remarkable Madness and Civilization; hospitals in The Birth of the Clinic; prisons in Discipline and Punish; and schools and families in The. Book Description. This book explores the entanglements of gender and power in spiritual practices and analyzes strategies used by spiritual practitioners to attain what to social scientists might seem an impossible goal: creating spiritual communities without creating gendered hierarchies.


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