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.
Chapter 1: Adorno and Women: Negative Dialectics, Kulturkritik and Unintentional Truth
Adorno and Women: Negative Dialectics, Kulturkritik and Unintentional Truth
The work of Theodor Adorno is typically perceived by some as elitist, obscuring the interests of women within the historical context of malestream German critical theory. The central question this volume addresses is the ...