Feminism and Politics

Paperback | March 1, 1998

EditorAnne Phillips

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Feminism challenges both the theory and practice of politics, opening up new ways of thinking about political change. In this latest volume in the Oxford Readings in Feminism series, Anne Phillips brings together twenty outstanding articles dealing with various aspects of feminism andpolitics, covering political studies, political theory, interests and representation, identities and coalitions, equality and anti-discrimination, and citizenship. This collection will be essential reading for any feminist who has doubted the important of political studies, and any student of politics who has doubted the relevance of feminism.

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Feminism challenges both the theory and practice of politics, opening up new ways of thinking about political change. In this latest volume in the Oxford Readings in Feminism series, Anne Phillips brings together twenty outstanding articles dealing with various aspects of feminism andpolitics, covering political studies, political theo...

Anne Phillips is Professor of Politics at London Guildhall University. Her publications include The Politics of Presence (1995), Democracy and Difference (1993), Destabilizing Theory: Contemporary Feminist Debates (co-edited with Michele Barrett, 1992), and Engendering Democracy (1991).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.02 inPublished:March 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198782055

ISBN - 13:9780198782056

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Anne Phillips: IntroductionI. Feminism and Political Studies1. Susan Bourque and Jean Grossholtz: Politics an Unnatural Practice: Political Science Looks at Female Participation2. Christine Sylvester: Homeless in International Relations? `Women's' Place in Canonical Texts and Feminist Reimaginings3. Virginia Sapiro: Feminist Studies and Political Science and Vice VersaII. Feminism and Political Theory4. Teresa Brennan and Carole Pateman: Mere Auxiliaries to the Commonwealth: Women and the Origins of Liberalism5. Susan Moller Okin: Gender, the Public and the Private6. Jane Mansbridge: Feminism and DemocracyIII. Interests and Representation7. Virginia Sapiro: When Are Interests Interesting? The Problem of Political Representation of Women8. Irene Diamond and Nancy Hartsock: Beyond Interests in Politics: A Comment on Virginia Sapiro's "When Are Interests Interesting? The Problem of Political Representation of Women"9. Rosemary Pringle and Sophie Watson: `Women's Interests' and the Post-Structuralist State10. Anne Phillips: Democracy and Representation. Or, Why Should it Matter Who Our Representatives Are?IV. Identities and Coalitions11. Bernice Johnson Reagon: Coalition Politics: Turning the Century12. Chandra Talpade Mohanty: Feminist Encounters: Locating the Politics of Experience13. Judith Butler: Subjects of Sex/Gender/DesireV. Equality and Anti-Discrimination14. Catharine MacKinnon: Difference and Dominance: On Sex Discrimination15. Kimberle Crenshaw: Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics16. Deborah L. Rhode: The Politics of Paradigms: Gender Difference and Gender DisadvantageVI. Feminism and Citizenship17. Jean Bethke Elshtain: Antigone's Daughters18. Mary G. Dietz: Context Is All: Feminism and Theories of Citizenship19. Iris Marion Young: Polity and Group Difference: A Critique of the Ideal of Universal Citizenship20. Nancy Fraser: From Redistribution to Recognition? Dilemmas of Justice in a `Post-Socialist' Age