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Why not a Feminist Theory of Justice?

Ruth Anna Putnam

in Women, Culture, and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289647
eISBN:
9780191596698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289642.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Putnam first considers and critiques Rawls's theory of justice from a feminist perspective, then endeavours to address the problem of how to preserve the universality of justice without repressing ... More


Matter in the Shadows: Feminist New Materialism and the Practices of Colonialism

Deboleena Roy and Banu Subramaniam

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In recent years, key debates in feminist theory have emphasized questions regarding the status of matter and materiality of the body. While these questions have lead to increased attention to ... More


An Engineer Dissects Two Case Studies An Engineer Dissects Two Case Studies Hayles on Fluid Mechanics and MacKenzie on Statistics Hayles on Fluid Mechanics and MacKenzie on Statistics Philip A. Sullivan

Philip A. Sullivan

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Building on a discussion of the nature of scientific knowledge, it is argued that a convincing demonstration of the presence of social values in the content of such knowledge requires showing that it ... More


Feminism in Hard Times: From Criticism to Critique

Brenda Cossman

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Feminism as grand theory may be over. However, feminism has developed an expertise in analyses of gender that continue to have purchase, and that can and are put to use in the analysis of ... More


Gendering Genius

Peter Kivy

in The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087581
eISBN:
9780300135114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087581.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines the gender issues related to the myth and concept of genius. It discusses the feminist critique that the theory of genius completely disenfranchises women, for it has been ... More


Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Corporeal Politics

Victoria pitts-taylor

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter situates feminist work on matter and mattering in its larger intellectual and biopolitical context, and also highlight some of the endogenous concerns feminists bring to the ... More


Engendering an avant-garde: The unsettled lansdcapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Leah Modigliani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526101198
eISBN:
9781526135957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101198.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Engendering an avant-garde: the unsettled landscapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism is the first book to comprehensively examine the origins of Vancouver photo-conceptualism in its regional context ... More


Asymmetrical Possessions: Zora Neale Hurston, Erna Brodber, and the Gendered Fictions of Black Modernity

Samantha Pinto

in Difficult Diasporas: The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic of the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759486
eISBN:
9780814789360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759486.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines black feminist critique of “modernity” that refuses to keep black women locked into static historical notions of tradition. In Zora Neale Hurston’s Tell My Horse (1938) as well ... More


‘What should we do instead?’ Gender-equality projects and feminist critique

Angelika Sjöstedt Landén and Gunilla Olofsdotter

in Challenging the myth of gender equality in Sweden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325963
eISBN:
9781447325987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325963.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Sjöstedt Landén and Olofsdotter draw on their experiences of ethnographic research in gender mainstreaming projects in the public sector to discuss the conditions for feminist critique in gender ... More


Androcentrism and Androgyny in the Methodology of History of Religions

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on the questions that a feminist scholar asks of her discipline when she is a historian of religions. This can be understood within the context of the paradigm shift that ... More


Public and private in feminist political thought

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter develops the idea of moving ‘beyond dichotomy’ to focus on feminist critiques of the conventional distinction between the public sphere (the sphere of politics and paid employment) and ... More


Byron's Heroines

Caroline Franklin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112303
eISBN:
9780191670763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112303.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Traditionally seen as an archetypal masculine poet, better known for his relationships with women than for the sympathetic study of them, Lord Byron has not lent himself easily to a feminist critique ... More


Vocabularies of citizenship since the 1970s

Lister Ruth, Williams Fiona, Anttonen Anneli, Bussemaker Jet, Gerhard Ute, Heinen Jacqueline, Johansson Stina, Leira Arnlaug, Siim Birte, Tobio Constanza, and Gavanas Anna

in Gendering citizenship in Western Europe: New challenges for citizenship research in a cross-national context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346940
eISBN:
9781447302438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346940.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter concentrates on those contextual issues concerning citizenship that have emerged within the European welfare states since the 1970s. It then discusses the various contemporary ... More


Conclusion Pop-Feminism and the Future

Emily Spiers

in Pop-Feminist Narratives: The Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820871
eISBN:
9780191860461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820871.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The volume’s primary question is whether the notions of subjectivity and agency proposed by the fiction, non-fiction, and life narratives differ, and how those differences impact upon the degree of ... More


Responsibility and Reproach

Cheshire Calhoun

in Moral Aims: Essays on the Importance of Getting It Right and Practicing Morality with Others

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199328796
eISBN:
9780190272104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328796.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The wrongdoing highlighted by feminist critique often occurs at the level of social practice where social acceptance of oppressive practices and the absence of widespread moral critique impede the ... More


Feminism’s Estrangement: Critical Reflections on Feminist Engagements with Law in India*

Ratna Kapur

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Slutwalk campaigns around the world have triggered a furious debate on whether it advances or limits feminist legal politics. This article examines the position of Slutwalk in the context of ... More


The Habermasian project: dialogue as normative grounds and object of critique

Naomi Head

in Justifying violence: Communicative ethics and the use of force in Kosovo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083075
eISBN:
9781781706091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083075.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter introduces Habermas's key concepts for a communicative ethics and sets out the relevant debates surrounding his theory of communicative action and discourse ethics. It then looks at a ... More


Cinematic Images of Women at a Time of National(ist) Crisis: The Case of Three Yugoslav Films

Dijana Jelača

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how women are presented as metaphors for the land, both objects of patriarchal control. It explores questions of national identity and territoriality by linking the female body ... More


Public and private on the housing estate: small community groups, activism and local officials

Eleanor Jupp

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter presents an enthnographic study of community activism in the UK, showing how local women and officials mediated the governmental turn to ‘community’ through their work with teenagers and ... More


Where the Danger Is, Grows the Saving Power Also

Yoriko Otomo

in Unconditional Life: The Postwar International Law Settlement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198733812
eISBN:
9780191817250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733812.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at how post-war thinkers have thematized the role of technology in their determinations of what it means to be human in a globalizing world. Looking at Martin Heidegger’s ... More


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