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Feminist Theorists
Evaluates the theories of Carol Gilligan according to Elsa Barkley Brown, Uma Narayan and Patricia Hill Collins. Discusses gender difference, Third World issues, race, morality and more.
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It is always important to remember that there are many feminisms, despite bell hook's desire to have one simple definition of the movement. Each of the women represented in The Second Wave has a specific standpoint on many different questions in the field. What would three of these theorists have to say about Carol Gilligan's work if put on a panel to critique it? In the following pages, the intention is to explore the perspectives of Uma Narayan, Elsa Barkley Brown, and Patricia Hill Collins.

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"Gilligan and Other Theorists

Introduction
It is always important to remember that there are many feminisms, despite bell hook's desire to have one simple definition of the movement. Each of the women represented in The Second Wave has a specific standpoint on many different questions in the field. What would three of these theorists have to say about Carol Gilligan's work if put on a panel to critique it? In the following pages, the intention is to explore the perspectives of Uma Narayan, Elsa Barkley Brown, and Patricia Hill Collins.

Elsa Barkley Brown
Brown's emphasis is on the politics of difference which is certainly what Gilligan's work supports. While Brown is looking ..."

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