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Women's Activism, Feminism, and Social Justice

Women's Activism, Feminism, and Social Justice

by Margaret A. McLaren


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ISBN-13: 9780190947699
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/12/2019
Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy Series
Pages: 288
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About the Author

Margaret A. McLaren teaches Philosophy and Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies at Rollins College where she holds the George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Chair of Philosophy. She is the author of Feminism, Foucault, and Embodied Subjectivity (SUNY Press, 2002), and the editor of Decolonizing Feminism: Transnational Feminism and Globalization (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2017). Her articles on women and human rights, feminism, cooperatives and economic empowerment, and Foucault have appeared in several journals, including Social Theory and Practice, Journal of Developing Societies, Forum on Public Policy, Philosophy Today, and Hypatia, as well as in a number of book anthologies.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Situating the Project
Chapter 1. Women's Activism as a Model for Feminist Theorizing: MarketPlace India and the Self-Employed Women's Association
Chapter 2. Women's Rights as Human Rights: Feminism and Universal Human Rights
Chapter 3. Globalization and Women's Empowerment
Chapter 4. Toward A Relational Cosmopolitanism
Chapter 5. Responsibility for Global Justice and Transnational Feminist Solidarity Projects