The Feminist Philosophy Reader / Edition 1

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The most comprehensive anthology of feminist philosophy available, this first edition reader brings together over 55 of the most influential and time-tested works to have been published in the field of feminist philosophy. Featuring perspectives from across the philosophical spectrum, and from an array of different cultural vantage points, it displays the incredible range, diversity, and depth of feminist writing on fundamental issues, from the early second wave to the present.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073407395
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 8/24/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 912
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     viii
Acknowledgments     x
A Feminist Turn in Philosophy     1
Oppression and Resistance     9
The Traffic in Women: Notes on the "Political Economy" of Sex   Gayle Rubin     13
Oppression   Marilyn Frye     41
The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House   Audre Lorde     49
On Psychological Oppression   Sandra Lee Bartky     51
White Privilege and Male Privilege   Peggy McIntosh     61
Playfulness, "World"-Travelling, and Loving Perception   Maria Lugones     69
For Further Reading     80
Media Resources     80
Sex and Gender     83
Introduction to The Second Sex   Simone de Beauvoir   H. M. Parshley     87
Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory   Judith Butler     97
Reconstructing Black Masculinity   Bell hooks     107
Should There Be Only Two Sexes?   Anne Fausto-Sterling     124
Transgender Butch: Butch/FTM Border Wars and the Masculine Continuum   Judith Halberstam     144
Visualizing the Body: Western Theories and AfricanSubjects   Oyeronke Oyewumi     163
For Further Reading     177
Media Resources     178
Sexualities     179
This Sex Which Is Not One   Luce Irigaray   Catherine Porter   Carolyn Burke     183
A Desire of One's Own: Psychoanalytic Feminism and Intersubjective Space   Jessica Benjamin     188
Sexuality   Catherine A. Mackinnon     204
Sex War: The Debate Between Radical and Libertarian Feminists   Ann Ferguson     222
Kiss and Tell: Questioning Censorship   Persimmon Blackbridge   Lizard Jones   Susan Stewart     227
Claiming the Right to Be Queer   Chris Cuomo     241
Toward a Genealogy of Black Female Sexuality: The Problematic of Silence   Evelynn M. Hammonds     249
For Further Reading     259
Media Resources     260
Race and Racism     261
Gender & Race: The Ampersand Problem in Feminist Thought   Elizabeth V. Spelman     265
Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color   Kimberle Williams Crenshaw     279
American Anthropological Association Statement on "Race" (1998)      309
Some Kind of Indian: On Race, Eugenics, and Mixed-Bloods   M. Annette Jaimes     312
Purity, Impurity, and Separation   Maria Lugones     329
Locating Traitorous Identities: Toward a View of Privilege-Cognizant White Character   Alison Bailey     344
Tiddas Speakin' Strong: Indigenous Women's Self-Presentation within White Australian Feminism   Aileen Moreton-Robinson     355
For Further Reading     371
Media Resources     372
Postcolonial and Transnational Feminisms     375
Women Workers and Capitalist Scripts: Ideologies of Domination, Common Interests, and the Politics of Solidarity   Chandra Talpade Mohanty     379
Feminism and Globalization Processes in Latin America   Ofelia Schutte     401
The Prison Industrial Complex   Angela Y. Davis     412
Sexual Violence as a Tool of Genocide   Andrea Smith     421
Experiments with Freedom: Milieus of the Human   Aihwa Ong     439
From A Critique of Postcolonial Reason   Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak     450
For Further Reading     460
Media Resources     461
Feminist Ethical Theory     463
Moral Orientation and Moral Development   Carol Gilligan     467
The Generalized and the Concrete Other: The Kohlberg-Gilligan Controversy and Moral Theory   Seyla Benhabib     478
Taking Care: Care as Practice and Value   Virginia Held     497
Conflicted Love   Kelly Oliver     506
Separating from Heterosexualism   Sarah Hoagland     519
Seeing Power in Morality: A Proposal for Feminist Naturalism in Ethics   Margaret Urban Walker     539
The Moral Powers of Victims   Claudia Card     548
For Further Reading     565
Media Resources     566
Feminist Political Philosophies     567
Autonomy, Social Disruption, and Women   Marilyn Friedman     570
Taking Dependency Seriously: The Family and Medical Leave Act, Dependency Work, and Gender Equality   Eva Feder Kittay     584
Vulnerability by Marriage   Susan Orkin     600
After the Family Wage: Gender Equity and the Welfare State   Nancy Fraser     622
Difference and Social Policy: Reflections in the Context of Social Movements   Iris Marion Young     638
Updating the Gendered Empire: Where Are the Women in Occupied Afghanistan and Iraq?   Cynthia Enloe     649
For Further Reading      667
Media Resources     668
Feminist Epistemologies     669
Purification and Transcendence in Descartes's Meditations   Susan Bordo     672
Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology   Alison M. Jaggar     687
How Is Epistemology Political?   Linda Martin Alcoff     705
Taking Subjectivity into Account   Lorraine Code     718
"Strong Objectivity" and Socially Situated Knowledge   Sandra Harding     741
The Project of Feminist Epistemology: Perspectives from a Nonwestern Feminist   Uma Narayan     756
Coming to Understand: Orgasm and the Epistemology of Ignorance   Nancy Tuana     765
For Further Reading     791
Media Resources     792
Feminist Ontologies     793
The Moral Significance of Birth   Mary Anne Warren     796
A Phenomenology of Fear: The Threat of Rape and Feminine Bodily Comportment   Ann J. Cahill     810
Toward a Feminist Theory of Disability   Susan Wendell     826
Be-Longing: The Lust for Happiness   Mary Daly     841
Mothers, Monsters, and Machines   Rosi Braidotti     857
La Conciencia de la Mestiza/Towards a New Consciousness   Gloria Anzaldua     870
For Further Reading     878
Media Resources     879
Credits     881
Index     883
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