Adorno, Culture and Feminism brings Adorno's work and feminism together, and explores how feminism can both harness and develop Adorno's ideas. The picture that emerges displays how gendered relations and cultural practices and texts operate today, and the relevance of critical theory for contemporary feminisms. Adorno's work on the scale of inequality and repression in the administered society is presented as matching the feminist understanding of the unequal balance of power between the sexes.
The collection of essays presented here is located at the intersection of contemporary feminist theory and socio-cultural analysis. This site is marked, in part, by both paralysis and creative production: the paralysis of feminist thought holding fast to ideas of universal commonalities, of universal ...