The Liberation Debate: Rights at Issue

The Liberation Debate: Rights at Issue

by Dan Cohn-Sherbok
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415116945

ISBN-13: 9780415116947

Pub. Date: 05/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This well-documented collection challenges the reader to examine and judge the arguments in six areas of contemporary unrest: women's liberation, black liberation, gay liberation, children's liberation, animal liberation and liberation in the Third World. It refrains from taking a single point of view, thus allowing the reader to gain an insight into the

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This well-documented collection challenges the reader to examine and judge the arguments in six areas of contemporary unrest: women's liberation, black liberation, gay liberation, children's liberation, animal liberation and liberation in the Third World. It refrains from taking a single point of view, thus allowing the reader to gain an insight into the various aspects of the debate. Designed both for students and a general audience, The Liberation Debate encourages readers to become active participants in fraught and topical debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415116947
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Preface
1The Case for Feminism3
2A Response to Jean Hampton's Feminism25
3Hampton's Reply41
4Black Liberation - Yes!51
5Blacks Don't Need Liberating65
6Boxill's Reply82
7Lesbian and Gay Rights: Pro89
8Gay Reservations108
9Nussbaum's Reply125
10Liberating Children135
11Children's Liberation: A Blueprint for Disaster147
12Harris' Reply163
13For Animal Rights171
14Brute Equivocation188
15Linzey's Reply205
16A New Agenda for Society213
17Some Procedural Problems227
18Cohn-Sherbok's Reply241
19Afterword246
Index261

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