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What We Owe Women: The View from Multicultural Feminism

Ayelet Shachar

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explores the policy implications of the feminist critique of multiculturalism. According to this chapter, there are three variants of that critique—liberal, postcolonial, and ... More


Physical Fairness: Science, Feminism, and Sex Differences, 1950–2005

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 8 (the counterpart to Chapter 2) explores physical educators’ ideas about sex differences and active womanhood during the second half of the twentieth century. In each decade, teachers ... More


Challenges for Minimal Marriage: Poverty, Property, Polygyny

Elizabeth Brake

in Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774142
eISBN:
9780199933228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774142.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Chapter 8 takes up the problem of implementing the marriage law of ideal theory in a non-ideal world. It addresses concerns that minimal marriage would worsen the lot of the vulnerable, especially ... More


Liberal Feminism and the Reshaping of the New Deal Order

Susan M. Hartmann

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the view that liberals have failed to marry the demands of identity- and class-based politics. It argues that in the 1970s, liberals built a powerful alliance between feminists ... More


Gender Equality and the Illusion of Progress

Kara Ellerby

in No Shortcut to Change: An Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479893607
eISBN:
9781479803521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893607.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines the central ideas engaged throughout the book. It begins by exploring the data on women’s inclusion. This includes efforts to promote women in government through the creation of ... More


Myths and Messages: Theoretical Perspectives

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the persistence of the disadvantaged condition of women by unravelling some of the myths and assumptions about women which permeate the legal framework. It discusses schools of ... More


The Neoliberal Feminist

Catherine Rottenberg

in The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190901226
eISBN:
9780190901257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901226.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter explores the contours of an increasingly dominant variant of feminism. Concentrating on Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s bestselling book Lean In, the chapter proposes that this hugely ... More


Introduction: The Feminism of Title IX

Deborah L. Brake

in Getting in the Game: Title IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799659
eISBN:
9780814789797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799659.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores the successes and limitations of Title IX—a federal law banning sex discrimination in federally funded education programs—as a vehicle for social change, especially in the area of ... More


Introduction: The Feminism of Title IX

Deborah L. Brake

in Getting in the Game: Title IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799659
eISBN:
9780814789797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799659.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores the successes and limitations of Title IX—a federal law banning sex discrimination in federally funded education programs—as a vehicle for social change, especially in the area of ... More


Introduction: Feminism in Neoliberal Times

Catherine Rottenberg

in The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190901226
eISBN:
9780190901257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901226.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Providing the cultural context for the rise of neoliberal feminism in the United States, the introductory chapter of The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism begins by laying out the book’s key conceptual ... More


Autonomy and the Secular: Do Muslim Women Need Freedom?

Serene J. Khader

in Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190664190
eISBN:
9780190664237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664190.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central claim of this chapter is that worldviews that embrace traditional dictates, and even ones that take certain traditional dictates to be beyond question, can be genuinely feminist. Feminism ... More


Add Gender and Stir

Kara Ellerby

in No Shortcut to Change: An Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479893607
eISBN:
9781479803521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893607.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an overview—including the central argument, explanation of key terms, and objectives—of the book. It outlines the central argument that efforts to include more women through the ... More


Vexed Tolerance: Cultural Psychology on Multiculturalism

Pinky Hota

in Universalism without Uniformity: Explorations in Mind and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501543
eISBN:
9780226501710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This essay sets up a dialogue between political anthropology and cultural psychology to examine how they expose the slippages between public reason and embodied morality within multiculturalism. By ... More


Negative Feminism and Anti-Development in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out

Anne Cunningham

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay considers how Virginia Woolf’s feminist critique in her first novel is linked to a negative feminism and a modernist aesthetic of failure. Woolf’s Rachel Vinrace enacts a form of shadow ... More


How Superwoman Became Balanced

Catherine Rottenberg

in The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190901226
eISBN:
9780190901257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901226.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter tracks the cultural transformation in conceptions of “progress” for middle-class women in the United States, as well as how liberal feminism has undergone a reorientation: from ... More


Is a Feminist Political Liberalism Possible?

Christie Hartley

in Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190683023
eISBN:
9780190683061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683023.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter makes the case that political liberalism is a feminist liberalism. It is argued that political liberalism’s ideas of reciprocity and equal citizenship limit reasonable political ... More


Individualism: Beyond Okin’s Ultimatum

Serene J. Khader

in Decolonizing Universalism: A Transnational Feminist Ethic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190664190
eISBN:
9780190664237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664190.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that independence individualism, a form of individualism that is the object of decolonial feminist critique, is conceptually unnecessary for feminism, and in fact undermines ... More


Responsibility Unveiled: Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul

Dean J. Franco

in Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450877
eISBN:
9780801464010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450877.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explains how Tony Kushner's play Homebody/Kabul is a dramatic exploration of the ethics of cross-cultural recognition and responsibility. The play notably broaches an ethics about ... More


Secular Submissions: Muslim Europeans, Female Bodies, and Performative Politics

Fatima El-Tayeb

in European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670154
eISBN:
9781452947242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670154.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a comparative analysis between European and Muslim communities. This comparative analysis shows that Europeans are in the forefront, while the Muslims are regarded as inferior. ... More


Treatment as an Equal

Deborah L. Brake

in Getting in the Game: Title IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799659
eISBN:
9780814789797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799659.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines Title IX's equal treatment framework and its progress toward equalizing the treatment and benefits given to male and female athletes, along with its limitations. The biggest ... More


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