Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation

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Feminist and Gender Theories

This resource is the seventh chapter in the book Sociological Theory in the Conemporary Era: Text and Readings (2010) by Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles.  The chapter outlines each of the following feminist or gender analysts and the theoretical viewpoints associated with them.  It is an excellent starting-point for an understanding of gender theory.

  • Dorothy E. Smith 
    • Relations of Ruling
    • Bifurcation of Consciousness
    • Institutional Ethnography
    • Standpoint Theory
  • Patricia Hill Collins
    • Standpoint Epistemology
    • Black Feminist Thought
    • Matrix of Domination
  • Nancy Chodorow
    • Object Relations Theory
  • R. W. Connell
    • Hegemonic Masculinity
    • Patriarchal Dividend
  • Judith Butler
    • Queer Theory
    • Heterosexual Matrix
    • Performativity


Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles
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