Women's Lives / Feminist Knowledge: Feminist Standpoint as Ideology Critique

Hypatia 8 (1):14 - 34 (1993)
Feminist standpoint theory posits feminism as a way of conceptualizing from the vantage point of women's lives. However, in current work on feminist standpoint the material links between lives and knowledges are often not explained. This essay argues that the radical marxist tradition standpoint theory draws on-specifically theories of ideology post-Althusser-offers a systemic mode of reading that can redress this problem and provide the resources to elaborate further feminism's oppositional practice and collective subject.
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DOI 10.2307/3810299
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