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Feminist Theory from Margin to Center Summary
Bell hooks

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Feminist Theory from Margin to Center Summary

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This in-depth exploration of what the author believes to be essential principles of feminism was first published in 1984, with a second (unrevised) edition published in the year 2000. Throughout the book the author explores various manifestations of her central contentions - that early feminist theory and practice was limited in scope, that true feminist movement has the potential to vastly improve the lives of men and women alike, and that more than ever feminist movement is simultaneously necessary and provocative - not to mention necessarily provocative.

The book begins with two prefaces, one to the first edition (published in 1984) and one to the second (published unrevised in 2000). In the first preface, the author gives her reasons for writing the book - a lack of awareness in the feminist movement of the perspective of African-American culture and society. In the second preface, the author comments on the (sometimes intensely) negative...

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