Further Adventures of the Dialectic of Sex
Critical Essays on Shulamith Firestone
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|Format:||Electronic Book Text, 304 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 03 August 2010|
In these eleven essays scholars from diverse disciplines address the argument, reception, and implications of The Dialectic of Sex and make a compelling, critical case for its contemporary salience.
Table of Contents
Introduction; M.Merck Prologue: Shulamith Firestone and Sexual Difference; M.Merck PART I: TECHNOLOGY Revisiting Reprotech: Shulamith Firestone and the Question of Technology; S.Franklin From Cybernation to Feminization: Firestone and Cyberfeminism; S.Paasonen Impossible, Admirable, Androgyne: Firestone, Technology, and Utopia; C.Bassett PART II: SEX, LOVE, AND THE FAMILY Firestone on Childhood, Love, and Romance: Questioning the Foundations of Heterosexual Family Life; S.Jackson Towards a Cybernetic Communism: The Technology of the Anti-Family; N.Power Integration, Intersex, and Firestone's Dialectic; M.Merck PART III: DIALECTIC Technology, Nature, and Liberation: Shulamith Firestone's Dialectical Theory of Agency; T.Fisken Sexing the State of Nature: Firestone's Materialist Manifesto; G.Howie The Dialectic of The Dialectic of Sex; S.Sandford Epilogue: Packing History, Count(er)ing Generations; E.Freeman
About the Author
MANDY MERCK is Professor of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. STELLA SANDFORD is Principal Lecturer in Modern European Philosophy at Middlesex University, UK.
|Publisher: ||Palgrave Macmillan|