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

Overview

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

Ch. 1: Jean Hampton: The Case for Feminism; Ch. 2: Antony Flew: Response to Jean Hampton's Feminism; Ch. 3: Hampton's Reply. Ch. 4: Bernard R. Boxhill: Black Liberation: Yes! Ch. 5: Michael Levin: Blacks Don't Need Liberating; Ch. 6: Boxhill's Reply; Ch. 7: Martha Nussbaum: Lesbian and Gay Rights: Pro and Con; Ch. 8: Gay Reservations: Roger Scruton; Ch. 9: Nussbaum's Reply; Ch. 10: John Harris: Liberating Children; Ch. 11: Laura Purdy: Children's Liberation: A Blueprint for Disaster; Ch. 12; Harris's Reply; Ch. 13: Andrew Linzey: For Animal Rights; Ch. 14: Michael Leahy: Brute Equivocations; Ch. 15: Linzey's Reply; Ch. 16: Dan Cohn-Sherbok: A New Agenda for Society; Ch. 17: John Wilson: Some Procedural Problems; Ch. 18: Cohn-Sherbok's Reply.

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