Feminist Theory (Ph.D. reading list)

  1. Luce Irigaray, The Sex Which Is Not One (1977)
  2. Carolyn Merchant, Death of Nature: Women, Ecology and the Scientific Revolution (1980)
  3. bell hooks, Ain’t I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism (1981)
  4. Julia Kristeva, Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection (1982)
  5. Angela Y. Davis, Women, Race, and Class (1983)
  6. bell hooks, Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (1984)
  7. Evelyn Fox Keller, Reflections on Gender and Science (1985)
  8. Sandra Harding, The Science Question in Feminism (1986)
  9. Emily Martin, The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction (1987)
  10. Feminism and Science, ed. Tuana (1989)
  11. Diana Fuss, Essentially Speaking: Feminism, Nature and Difference (1989)
  12. Minh Ha Trinh, Woman, Native, Other: Writing Postcoloniality and Feminism (1989)
  13. Judith Butler, Gender Trouble (1990)
  14. Patricia Hill Collins, Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment (1990)
  15. Donna Haraway, Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature (1991)
  16. Sandra Harding, Whose Science? Whose Knowledge? (1991)
  17. Monique Wittig, The Straight Mind and Other Essays (1992)
  18. Judith Butler, Bodies That Matter (1993)
  19. Val Plumwood, Feminism and the Mastery of Nature (1993)
  20. Susan Bordo, Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body (1993)
  21. Londa Schiebinger, Nature’s Body: Gender in the Making of Modern Science (1993)
  22. Elizabeth Grosz, Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism (1994)
  23. Rosi Braidotti, Nomadic Subjects: Embodiment and Difference in Contemporary Feminist Theory (1994)
  24. Moira Gatens, Imaginary Bodies: Ethics, Power, and Corporeality (1995)
  25. Monsters, Goddesses, and Cyborgs: Feminist Confrontations with Science, Medicine, and Cyberspace, ed. Lykke and Braidotti (1996)
  26. Feminism and Science, ed. Fox-Keller and Longino (1996)
  27. Susan Wendell, The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability (1996)
  28. Donna Haraway, Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan Meets OncoMouse (1997)
  29. Vicki Kirby, Telling Flesh: The Substance of the Corporeal (1997)
  30. Claire Colebrook and Elizabeth Bray, “The Haunted Flesh: Corporeal Feminism and the Politics of (Dis)Embodiment,” Signs 1 (1998): 35-67.
  31. J. Halberstam, Female Masculinity (1998)
  32. Catriona Sandilands, The Good-Natured Feminist: Ecofeminism and the Quest for Democracy (1999)
  33. Londa Schiebinger, Has Feminism Changed Science? (1999)
  34. Ladelle McWhorter, Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization (1999)
  35. Deleuze and Feminist Theory, ed. Ian Buchanan and Claire Colebrook (2000)
  36. Anne Fausto-Sterling, Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality (2000)
  37. Linda Birke, Feminism and the Biological Body (2000)
  38. bell hooks, Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics (2000)
  39. Sally L. Kitch, Higher Ground: From Utopianism to Realism in American Feminist Thought and Theory (2000)
  40. Feminist Science Studies: A New Generation, ed. M. Mayberry (2001)
  41. Rosi Braidotti, Metamorphoses: Towards a Materialist Theory of Becoming (2002)
  42. Ellen Peel, Politics, Persuasion and Pragmatism: A Rhetoric of Feminist Utopian Fiction (2002)
  43. Chandra Mohanty, Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (2003)
  44. Elizabeth Wilson, Psychosomatic: Feminism and the Neurological Body (2004)
  45. Hypatia, Winter 2004, vol. 19, issue 1—special issue on feminist science studies
  46. Myra J. Hird, Sex, Gender and Science (2005)
  47. Sandra Harding, Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues (2006)
  48. Third Wave Feminism: A Critical Exploration (2nd ed), ed. Stacy Gillis, Gillian Howie, Rebecca Munford (2007)
  49. Karen Barad, Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning (2007)
  50. Stacy Alaimo and Susan Hekman (eds), Material Feminisms (2008)

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