domingo, 4 de março de 2018

Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: New free open access book

UCL Press is delighted to announce a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Feminism and the Politics of Childhood. Free download: https://goo.gl/aRn6cA

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Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?
Edited by Rachel Rosen and Katherine Twamley

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Feminism and the Politics of Childhood offers an innovative and critical exploration of perceived commonalities and conflicts between women and children and, more broadly, between various forms of feminism and the politics of childhood. This unique collection of 18 chapters brings into dialogue authors from a range of geographical contexts, social science disciplines, activist organisations, and theoretical perspectives. The wide variety of subjects include refugee camps, care labour, domestic violence and childcare and education.

Chapter authors focus on local contexts as well as their global interconnections, and draw on diverse theoretical traditions such as poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, posthumanism, postcolonialism, political economy, and the ethics of care. Together the contributions offer new ways to conceptualise relations between women and children, and to address injustices faced by both groups.

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Praise for Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes?

‘This book is genuinely ground-breaking.’ ‒ Val Gillies, University of Westminster

‘Feminism and the Politics of Childhood: Friends or Foes? asks an impossible question, and then casts prismatic light on all corners of its impossibility.’ ‒ Cindi Katz, CUNY

‘This provocative and stimulating publication comes not a day too soon.’ ‒ Gerison Lansdown, Child to Child

‘A smart, innovative, and provocative book.’ ‒ Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Syracuse University

‘This volume raises and addresses issues so pressing that it is surprising they are not already at the heart of scholarship.’ ‒ Ann Phoenix, UCL

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