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Capitalism, For and Against: A Feminist Debate

Capitalism, For and Against: A Feminist Debate

by Ann E. Cudd, Nancy Holmstrom
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ISBN-13: 9780521132114
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ann E. Cudd is Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean for Humanities, University of Kansas. She is the author of Analyzing Oppression (2006), and co-edited (with Anita Superson) Theorizing Backlash (2002) and (with Robin Andreason) Feminist Theory (2005).

Nancy Holmstrom is Professor Emerita and former Chair of Philosophy at Rutgers University, Newark. She is the author of numerous articles on core topics in social philosophy and the editor of The Socialist Feminist Project: A Contemporary Reader in Theory and Politics (2002).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Part I. For Capitalism as a Feminist Ideal and Reality Ann Cudd: 1. Introduction; 2. The empirical case for capitalism as an actually existing system; 3. The theoretical explanation of capitalism's success; 4. Feminist critiques of capitalism; 5. Fetishism; 6. Enlightened capitalism: a feminist capitalist manifesto; Part II. Against Capitalism as Theory and as Reality Nancy Holmstrom: 7. Introduction; 8. Capitalism in theory: ideals and limits; 9. Capitalism in reality; 10. Human interests are women's interests; 11. Conclusion. What is the alternative and what should feminists do now?; Part III. Responses: 12. Ann Cudd's reply to Nancy Holmstrom; 13. Nancy Holmstrom's reply to Ann Cudd.

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