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Disagreement and Asymmetry

Jonathan Quong

in Liberalism without Perfection

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594870
eISBN:
9780191723513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594870.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Reasonable people, critics of political liberalism point out, disagree about justice every bit as much as they do about the good life, so why does political liberalism permit the state to enforce ... More


Introduction

Gina Schouten

in Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the tension between liberalism and feminism. I begin by explaining how the ideal of gender equal sharing of caregiving and paid labor remains elusive. I then introduce the ... More


A Neutral Case for Autonomy Promotion

Gina Schouten

in Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter elucidates the notion of citizenship that rightly informs the neutrality constraint and the criterion of reciprocity: On the basis of citizenship interests, neutrality limits coercive ... More


Defending the Humanities in a Liberal Society

Christopher Bertram

in The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259345
eISBN:
9780226259512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259512.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter considers what kind of arguments in favor of the continued presence of the arts and humanities in higher education can be given that meet the test for liberal legitimacy. This test ... More


The Challenge of Liberal Legitimacy

Gina Schouten

in Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

There are a few “easy fixes” or “work-arounds” that may appear to dispel the tension between the gender-egalitarian political agenda and a commitment to politically liberal legitimacy. First, we ... More


Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Gina Schouten

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The trend toward gender equalization in domestic and paid labor allocations has stalled, and a growing number of scholars argue that, absent political intervention, further eroding of the gendered ... More


The Family and the Basic Structure

Gina Schouten

in Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins the work of defending my own approach to justifying gender-egalitarian interventions. The first step is to defend against a line of thought according to which the interventions ... More


Citizenship and Gender Hierarchies in Political Liberalism

Gina Schouten

in Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the work of liberal feminists Christie Hartley and Lori Watson. Hartley and Watson argue that political liberalism can approve gender-egalitarian interventions on the grounds ... More


The Mal-Distribution Strategy

Gina Schouten

in Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter critiques the prevailing strategy for defending gender-egalitarian political interventions as legitimate exercises of political power compliant with the neutrality constraint. According ... More


Conclusion

Gina Schouten

in Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813071
eISBN:
9780191851063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813071.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses a worry about the version of political liberalism that the book defends as consistent with gender egalitarianism: the worry that this political liberalism appears to give up a ... More


Rawls’ Liberal Right Hegelianism

Todd Hedrick

in Reconciliation and Reification: Freedom's Semblance and Actuality from Hegel to Contemporary Critical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190634025
eISBN:
9780190634056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634025.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that Rawls is a vitally important theorist of reconciliation: he maintains that autonomy is a matter of coming to find that one’s needs and values are reflected in the laws ... More


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