The Political Interests of Gender: Developing Theory and Research with a Feminist Face

The Political Interests of Gender: Developing Theory and Research with a Feminist Face

by Kathleen B Jones
     
 

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The Political Interests of Gender starts from the premise that contemporary political theory is inadequate when approached from the perspective of gender.

The book indicts contemporary political analysis for its silence about or ignorance of women's interests, and challenges the hypothesis that the central concepts of political thought and its basic

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The Political Interests of Gender starts from the premise that contemporary political theory is inadequate when approached from the perspective of gender.

The book indicts contemporary political analysis for its silence about or ignorance of women's interests, and challenges the hypothesis that the central concepts of political thought and its basic techniques are value neutral.

The contributors go on to consider what political theory and political communities would look like if women's interestes were addressed. The aim is to reconstruct the methodology of political analysis to conceptualize political reality in terms of gender.

The book presents a powerful argument that to conside

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803980860
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Series:
SAGE Modern Politics Series, #20
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)

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