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Contents Introduction: Engaging the Present Dianna Taylor and Karen Vintges Part 1: Women's Self-practices as Ethos: Historical Perspectives 1. The Shaping of a "Beautiful" Soul: The Critical Life of Anna Maria van Schurman Jeannette Bloem 2. E.g.: Emma Goldman, for Example Kathy Ferguson 3. Exit Woolf Stephen M. Barber Part 2: Feminism as Ethos 4. Experience and Truth-telling in a Post-humanist World: A Foucaultian Contribution to Feminist Ethical Reflections Mariana Valverde 5. An Ethics of the Self Helen O'Grady 6. Constructing Images and Figures of Witnessing: Feminist Adoptions of the Technology of the Self Sylvia Pritsch 7. Practicing Practicing Ladelle McWhorter 8. Foucault's Pleasures: Desexualizing Queer Politics Jana Sawicki 9. Bodies and Power Revisited Judith Butler Part 3: Feminist Ethos as Politics 10. Feminist Identity Politics: Transforming the Political Susan Hekman 11. Foucault and Feminism: Power, Resistance, Freedom Margaret A. McLaren 12. Foucault, Feminism, and the Self: The Politics of Personal Transformation Amy Allen 13. Foucault's Ethos: Guide(post) for Change Dianna Taylor 14. Endorsing Practices of Freedom: Feminism in a Global Perspective Karen Vintges Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Feminist theory, Foucault, Michel Contributions in feminist theory, Feminist ethics, Self, Power (Social sciences)Postmodernism Social aspects