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Feminist Philosophy Reader

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ISBN-10: 0073407399

ISBN-13: 9780073407395

Edition: 2008

Authors: Alison Bailey, Chris Cuomo

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Bailey and Cuomo bring together 55 of the most influential and time-tested works in the field of feminist philosophy. Featuring perspectives from across the philosophical spectrum, this text displays the range, depth and diversity of feminist writings on fundamental issues, from the early second wave to the present.
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Book details

List price: $57.81
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 8/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 912
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
A Feminist Turn in Philosophy
Oppression and Resistance
The Traffic in Women: Notes on the "Political Economy" of Sex
Oppression
The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House
On Psychological Oppression
White Privilege and Male Privilege
Playfulness, "World"-Travelling, and Loving Perception
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Media Resources
Sex and Gender
Introduction to The Second Sex
Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory
Reconstructing Black Masculinity
Should There Be Only Two Sexes?
Transgender Butch: Butch/FTM Border Wars and the Masculine Continuum
Visualizing the Body: Western Theories and African Subjects
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Media Resources
Sexualities
This Sex Which Is Not One
A Desire of One's Own: Psychoanalytic Feminism and Intersubjective Space
Sexuality
Sex War: The Debate Between Radical and Libertarian Feminists
Kiss and Tell: Questioning Censorship
Claiming the Right to Be Queer
Toward a Genealogy of Black Female Sexuality: The Problematic of Silence
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Media Resources
Race and Racism
Gender & Race: The Ampersand Problem in Feminist Thought
Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color
American Anthropological Association Statement on "Race" (1998)
Some Kind of Indian: On Race, Eugenics, and Mixed-Bloods
Purity, Impurity, and Separation
Locating Traitorous Identities: Toward a View of Privilege-Cognizant White Character
Tiddas Speakin' Strong: Indigenous Women's Self-Presentation within White Australian Feminism
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Media Resources
Postcolonial and Transnational Feminisms
Women Workers and Capitalist Scripts: Ideologies of Domination, Common Interests, and the Politics of Solidarity
Feminism and Globalization Processes in Latin America
The Prison Industrial Complex
Sexual Violence as a Tool of Genocide
Experiments with Freedom: Milieus of the Human
From A Critique of Postcolonial Reason
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Media Resources
Feminist Ethical Theory
Moral Orientation and Moral Development
The Generalized and the Concrete Other: The Kohlberg-Gilligan Controversy and Moral Theory
Taking Care: Care as Practice and Value
Conflicted Love
Separating from Heterosexualism
Seeing Power in Morality: A Proposal for Feminist Naturalism in Ethics
The Moral Powers of Victims
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Media Resources
Feminist Political Philosophies
Autonomy, Social Disruption, and Women
Taking Dependency Seriously: The Family and Medical Leave Act, Dependency Work, and Gender Equality
Vulnerability by Marriage
After the Family Wage: Gender Equity and the Welfare State
Difference and Social Policy: Reflections in the Context of Social Movements
Updating the Gendered Empire: Where Are the Women in Occupied Afghanistan and Iraq?
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Media Resources
Feminist Epistemologies
Purification and Transcendence in Descartes's Meditations
Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology
How Is Epistemology Political?
Taking Subjectivity into Account
"Strong Objectivity" and Socially Situated Knowledge
The Project of Feminist Epistemology: Perspectives from a Nonwestern Feminist
Coming to Understand: Orgasm and the Epistemology of Ignorance
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Feminist Ontologies
The Moral Significance of Birth
A Phenomenology of Fear: The Threat of Rape and Feminine Bodily Comportment
Toward a Feminist Theory of Disability
Be-Longing: The Lust for Happiness
Mothers, Monsters, and Machines
La Conciencia de la Mestiza/Towards a New Consciousness
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Credits
Index