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The materials of reparation

Hemmings, Clare (2014) The materials of reparation. Feminist Theory, 15 (1). pp. 27-30. ISSN 1464-7001

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Abstract

In Object Lessons (2012), Robyn Wiegman considers how the political imaginary of the feminist alternative functions. She explores our attachments to feminism’s objects, quite brilliantly showing how we – as feminists – invest in theory and critique’s ability to transform the world. I am not entirely sure how she manages it, but Wiegman combines uncomfortable insights about, for example, our desires for the concept and practice of ‘intersectionality’ to deliver us from the burden of ongoing racism and injustice, with a generosity that invites the reader in and keeps her reading...

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://fty.sagepub.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Research centres and groups > Gender Institute
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Date Deposited: 12 May 2014 09:39
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/56711/

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