Family Bonds: Genealogies of Race and Gender

New York: Oxford University Press (2007)

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Ellen K. Feder
American University
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Ellen Feder's monograph is an attempt to think about the categories of race and gender together. She explains and then employs some critical tools derived from Foucault, in order to advance her main argument: that the institution of the family is the locus of the production of gender and race, and that gender is best understood as a function of a "disciplinary" power that operates within the family, while race is the function of a "regulatory" power acting upon the family from outside. Her interdisciplinary work will be of interest to feminist philosophers and theorists because it plays into a recent expansion of interest in the family, as well as to literary scholars of Foucault, to scholars of race and race theory, and to other feminist scholars in political science, sociology, anthropology, and cultural studies.
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Feminist Perspectives on Power.Amy Allen - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Continental Feminism.Ann J. Cahill - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Foucault and Familial Power.Chloë Taylor - 2012 - Hypatia 27 (1):201-218.

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