Living with Contradictions Controversies in Feminist Social Ethics

ISBN-10: 0813317762

ISBN-13: 9780813317762

Edition: 1994

Authors: Alison M. Jaggar

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List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 4/26/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 698
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.254

Acknowledgments
Credits
Introduction Living with Contradictions
Equality
Sexual Difference and Sexual Equality
Reconstructing Sexual Equality
Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: a Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Antiracist Politics
Women Working
Affirmative Action and Comparable Worth
Reverse Discrimination as Unjustified
Fairness, Meritocracy, and Reverse Discrimination
The Wage Gap: Myths and Facts
An Argument against Comparable Worth
Some Implications of Comparable Worth
Prostitution
Sex Work
A Most Useful Tool
Stripper
Confronting the Liberal Lies about Prostitution
What's Wrong with Prostitution?
International Committee for Prostitutes' Rights World Charter and World Whores' Congress Statements
Marketing Femininity
Representing Women: Pornography, Art, and Popular Culture
Why Pornography Matters to Feminists
Pornography, Oppression, and Freedom: a Closer Look
Feminism, Moralism, and Pornography
False Promises: Feminist Antipornography Legislation
Racism in Pornography and the Women's Movement
Confessions of a Feminist Porno Star
The Cum Shot: Takes on Lesbian and Gay Sexuality
Mass Market Romance: Pornography for Women is Different
Ways of Seeing
Presenting Women: Fashion and Beauty
What's Wrong with Being a Sex Object?
Bibo
The Unadorned Feminist
Chinese Footbinding
"Do Something About Your Weight"
Hunger
Skin Deep
Marieme
The Myth of the Perfect Body
Women and the Knife: Cosmetic Surgery and the Colonization of Women's Bodies
Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self
Women's Fertility- Individual Choices and Social Constraints
Abortion
Deregulating Abortion
Women and Children First?
on Public and Private
Abortion and a Woman's Right to Decide
Parental Consent Laws: Are They a "Reasonable Compromise"?
Choosing Ourselves: Black Women and Abortion
A Reproductive Rights Agenda for the 1990s
The Global Politics of Abortion
Prenatal and Preconception Sex Choice Technologies: a Path to Femicide?
Disability Rights Perspectives on Reproductive Technologies and Public Policy
Abortion through a Feminist Ethics Lens
Procreative Technology and Procreative Freedom
The Meanings of Choice in Reproductive Technology
Reproductive Rights and Wrongs
Subtle Forms of Sterilization Abuse: a Reproductive Rights Analysis
"Informed Consent": The Myth of Voluntarism
Babies, Heroic Experts, and a Poisoned Earth
Access to in Vitro Fertilization: Costs, Care, and Consent
Family Values
Inside the Surrogate Industry
Contract Child Production
Reproductive Freedom and Women's Freedom: Surrogacy and Autonomy
Contract Motherhood: Social Practice in Social Context
Children by Donor Insemination: a New Choice for Lesbians
The Facts of Fatherhood
The Politics of Childlessness
Valuing Alternative Families
When Women and Men Mother
The Radical Potential in Lesbian Mothering of Daughters
A Lesbian Family
Black Women and Motherhood
The Che-Lumumba School: Creating a Revolutionary Family Community
Friends as Family: No One Said It Would Be Easy
The Personal as Political
The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm
Sexual Practice
Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence
Scratching the Surface: Some Notes on Barriers to Women and Loving
Virgin Women
Heterosexuality and Choice
Bisexual Feminist Politics: Because Bisexuality is Not Enough
Beyond Bisexual
Sex Resistance in Heterosexual Arrangements
Feminine Masochism and the Politics of Personal Transformation
Feminist Ejaculations
Dismantling Oppression: an Analysis of the Connection between Women and Animals
Consuming Animals
The Sexual Politics of Meat
Feminism and Vegetarianism
Hunting: a Woman's Perspective
Shots in the Dark
Some Doubts about Fur Coats
Feminists Changing the World
Militarism
The Protected, the Protector, the Defender
The Army Will Make a "Man" out of You
"Some of the Best Soldiers Wear Lipstick"
Surprise! Rape in the Army
Our Greenham Common: Feminism and Nonviolence
Greenham Common and All That ... a Radical Feminist View
Notes toward a Feminist Maternal Peace Politics
"They Won't Take Me Alive"
We Speak for the Planet
Environmentalism
Taking Empirical Data Seriously: an Ecofeminist Philosophical Perspective
From Healing Herbs to Deadly Drugs: Western Medicine's War against the Natural World
Development, Ecology, and Women
Conversations with Gaia
Searching for Common Ground: Ecofeminism and Bioregionalism
Women, Home, and Community: the Struggle in an Urban Environment
Questioning Sour Grapes: Ecofeminism and the United Farm Workers Grape Boycott
Stealing the Planet
Reproductive Choices: the Ecological Dimension
Women, Population, and the Environment: Call for a New Approach
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