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Working Feminism

Geraldine Pratt


Working Feminism looks at key concepts and debates within feminist theory and puts them to work concretely in relation to the real problems faced by Filipina domestic workers and Asian youth in Canada. Written by a geographer, it draws to the fore the metaphorical and concrete geographies that lie implicit and underdeveloped within much feminist theory and suggests that a geographical imagination offers a means of reframing debates beyond polarised theoretical and political positions. Alternating between theoretical and empirical chapters, substantial and wide-ranging discussions of human righ ... More

Keywords: Feminist theory, participatory action research, human rights, geographical imaginations, migrant domestic workers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780748615698
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geraldine Pratt, author