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Analyzing Oppression

Ann E. Cudd

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents a new, integrated theory of social oppression, which tackles the fundamental question that no theory of oppression has satisfactorily answered: if there is no natural hierarchy ... More


Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Niels Teunis and Gilbert Herdt (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book signals the emergence of a new paradigm of social analysis committed to understanding and analyzing social oppression in the context of sexuality and gender. The contributors, an ... More


Frankenstein: Mary Shelley's Myth-Making

Pamela Clemit

in The Godwinian Novel: The Rational Fictions of Godwin, Brockden Brown, Mary Shelley

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112204
eISBN:
9780191670701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112204.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The epigraph and subtitle to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus signal Mary Shelley's challenging expansion of the Godwinian novel to incorporate major Western creation myths. To understand ... More


Introduction

Mara Marin

in Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190498627
eISBN:
9780190498641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498627.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The introduction argues that actions aimed at transforming oppressive social structures encounter a problem it calls “the circle of powerlessness and denial,” a problem that follows from the ... More


Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Mara Marin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190498627
eISBN:
9780190498641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Connected by Commitment examines our obligations to transform structures of oppression and argues that they should be understood on the model of “commitments.” Commitments are relationships of ... More


The Minority Body: A Theory of Disability

Elizabeth Barnes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198732587
eISBN:
9780191796814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732587.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

There is a massive disconnect between the way disability is understood in the disability rights and disability pride movements and the way disability is understood within analytic philosophy. The ... More


Identity

Akeel Bilgrami

in Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823276684
eISBN:
9780823277285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276684.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that the initial step toward imposing some theoretical order on the notoriously haphazard concept of identity in politics is to distinguish at the outset between its subjective ... More


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