The essays of this volume consider how acknowledgement of the fact of dependency changes our conceptions of law, political theory, and morality, as well as our very conceptions of self.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 PART 1. CONTESTING THE "INDEPENDENT MAN" Chapter 2 A Genealogy of Dependency: Tracing a Keyword of the U.S. Welfare State Chapter 3 Autonomy, Welfare Reform, and Meaningful Work Chapter 4 Dependency and Choice: The Two Faces of Eve Chapter 5 PART 2. LEGAL AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS IN THE FACE OF DEPENDENCY Chapter 6 The Right to Care Chapter 7 Subsidized Lives and the Ideology of Efficiency Chapter 8 Dependency Work, Women, and the Global Economy Chapter 9 PART 3. JUST SOCIAL ARRANGEMENTS AND FAMILIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEPENDENCY Chapter 10 Justice and the Labor of Care Chapter 11 The Future of Feminist Liberalism Chapter 12 Masking Dependency: The Political Role of Family Rhetoric Chapter 13 PART 4. DEPENDENCY CARE IN CASES OF SPECIFIC VULNERABILITY Chapter 14 The Decasualization of Eldercare Chapter 15 When Caring is Just and Justice is Caring: Justice and Mental Retardation Chapter 16 Poverty, Race, and the Distortion of Dependency: The Case of Kinship Care Chapter 17 "Doctor's Orders": Parents and Intersexed Children Chapter 18 SECTION 5. DEPENDENCY, SUBJECTIVITY, AND IDENTITY Chapter 19 Subjectivity as Responsivity: The Ethical Implications of Dependency Chapter 20 "Race" and the Labor of Identity Chapter 21 Dependence on Place, Dependence in Place
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