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The Status of Women in Classical Economic Thought

The Status of Women in Classical Economic Thought

by Robert W. Dimand, Chris Nyland


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ISBN-13: 9781840644784
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2004
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsvii
1.Gender Relations and Classical Economics--The Evolution of a Tradition1
2.Poulain de la Barre and the Rationalist Analysis of the Status of Women21
3.John Locke, Equality of Rights and Diversity of Attributes40
4.Biology and Environment: Montesquieu's Relativist Analysis of Gender Behaviour63
5.Adam Smith, Stage Theory and the Status of Women86
6.Women's Progress and 'the End of History'108
7.Condorcet and Equality of the Sexes: One of Many Fronts for a Great Fighter for Liberty of the Eighteenth Century127
8.Cultivating Sympathy: Sophie Condorcet's Letters on Sympathy142
9.'Let There be no Distinction Between the Sexes': Jeremy Bentham on the Status of Women165
10.An Eighteenth-Century English Feminist Response to Political Economy: Priscilla Wakefield's Reflections (1798)194
11.The Market for Virtue: Jean-Baptiste Say on Women in the Economy and Society206
12.Women in Nassau Senior's Economic Thought224
13.William Thompson and Anna Doyle Wheeler: A Marriage of Minds on Jeremy Bentham's Doorstep241
14.Taking Harriet Martineau's Economics Seriously262
15.John Stuart Mill, Harriet Taylor and French Social Theory285

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