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Feminist Riposte

Susanne Schmidt

in Midlife Crisis: The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686851
eISBN:
9780226686998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686998.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Backlash did not effect a setback. Feminist concepts of the life course continued to exist, and in the 1980s, the midlife crisis was contested by Carol Gilligan and other feminist psychologists and ... More


THE SUBJECT OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, WITH POSTSCRIPT 2007

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter claims that the subject matter of moral theory is morality, and that morality is a socially embodied medium of understanding and negotiation over responsibility for things open to human ... More


Portia Redux: Another Look at Gender, Feminism, and Legal Ethics 1

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In 1985 the author wrote an article entitled, ‘Portia In A Different Voice: Speculations on a Women's Lawyering Process’, which explored how gender differences might effect the ways in which lawyers ... More


 The Ethics of Care as Moral Theory

Virginia Held

in The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195180992
eISBN:
9780199785957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195180992.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The ethics of care is a distinct moral theory, not merely a concern that can be added on to or included within the most influential moral theories such as Kantian morality, utilitarianism, or virtue ... More


Explanations of occupational sex segregation

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a critical analysis of causal explanations of vertical occupational sex segregation (VOSS). It evaluates the representative theories from three major ‘explanatory camps’: ... More


Connections with Care Ethics and Romanticism

Micheal Slote

in The Impossibility of Perfection: Aristotle, Feminism, and the Complexities of Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790821
eISBN:
9780199919185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790821.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

There seems to be a tension between the present book and care ethics, as practiced by the present author and others. Care ethics privileges thinking traditionally associated with women, but the ... More


Other Voices, Other Rooms?: Women’s Psychology and Moral Theory

George Sher

in Me, You, Us: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190660413
eISBN:
9780190660444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660413.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In her influential book In a Different Voice, Carol Gilligan argues that women and men construe moral problems differently and that these differences have important implications for moral theory. Her ... More


Midlife Crisis: The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

Susanne Schmidt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686851
eISBN:
9780226686998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686998.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The phrase “midlife crisis” today conjures up images of male indulgence and irresponsibility—an affluent, middle-aged man speeding off in a red sports car with a woman half his age—but before it ... More


Listening to Narratives of Security and Insecurity

Ayelet Harel-Shalev and Shir Daphna-Tekoah

in Breaking the Binaries in Security Studies: A Gendered Analysis of Women in Combat

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190072582
eISBN:
9780190072612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072582.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 3 contributes to the analysis of women’s security and insecurity by paying attention to the multiple voices of the combat veteran. Carol Gilligan’s “Listening Guide” is applied as a platform ... More


Feminist Ethics of Care and Responsibility

Hilde Lindemann

in An Invitation to Feminist Ethics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190059316
eISBN:
9780190059347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059316.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers an in-depth discussion of two specifically feminist moral theories. It opens with a discussion of the ethics of care, followed by criticisms and how they can be addressed. Then it ... More


Moral Psychologies and Moral Ecologies

Owen Flanagan

in The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190212155
eISBN:
9780190212186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212155.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moral psychology coevolves with natural and social ecologies. Every human is born into a tradition at a particular place and time. This means first, that identity is formed in a way that attaches us ... More


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