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The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Nancy E. Dowd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is antiessentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances, particularly that of ... More


Introduction

Nancy E. Dowd

in The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book asks “the man question”—how gender functions to subordinate men and how men consciously and unconsciously accept privilege with its patriarchal dividend as well as its costs. By asking the ... More


Men, Masculinities, and Feminist Theory

Nancy E. Dowd

in The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the traditional place of men in feminist theory as the essentialist holders of privilege. Feminist analysis challenges masculinities scholarship to remain focused on inequality, ... More


“Like a Structure of Cotton Candy”: Being Oneself as Self-Appropriation

Rahel Jaeggi

in Alienation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151986
eISBN:
9780231537599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151986.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter systematizes the conception of the self into an “appropriative model” of the self and defends it against various objections and rival positions. This conception of oneself as ... More


Mammalian Mathematicians

Clark Bailey

in The Force of the Virtual: Deleuze, Science, and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665976
eISBN:
9781452946382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665976.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

According to Manuel DeLanda the problem Deleuze confronts throughout his philosophy is one of avoiding essentialism; he tries to conceive our world without recourse to transcendent essences. There ... More


Toward a Pragmatist Egalitarianism

David Rondel

in Pragmatist Egalitarianism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680688
eISBN:
9780190680718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680688.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter outlines some of American pragmatism’s central doctrines (its “problem-centric” slant, its experimentalism, its antiessentialism and its impetus for mediation and reconciliation) and ... More


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