The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism, Hardback Book

The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism Hardback

Edited by Tasha Oren

Part of the Routledge International Handbooks series


Feminism as a method, a movement, a critique, and an identity has been the subject of debates, contestations and revisions in recent years, yet contemporary global developments and political upheavals have again refocused feminism's collective force.

What is feminism now? How do scholars and activists employ contemporary feminism?

What feminist traditions endure? Which are no longer relevant in addressing contemporary global conditions?

In this interdisciplinary collection, scholars reflect on how contemporary feminism has shaped their thinking and their field as they interrogate its uses, limits, and reinventions. Organized as a set of questions over definition, everyday life, critical intervention, and political activism, the Handbook takes on a broad set of issues and points of view to consider what feminism is today and what current forces shape its future development.

It also includes an extended conversation among major feminist thinkers about the future of feminist scholarship and activism. The scholars gathered here address a wide variety of topics and contexts: activism from post-Soviet collectives to the Arab spring, to the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment, feminist art, film and digital culture, education, technology, policy, sexual practices and gender identity.

Indispensable for scholars undergraduate and postgraduate students in women, gender, and sexuality, the collection offers a multidimensional picture of the diversity and utility of feminist thought in an age of multiple uncertainties.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 354 pages, 4 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Halftones, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Feminism & feminist theory
  • ISBN: 9781138845114



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