Democracy Begins Between Two

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Taylor & Francis, 2001 - Philosophy - 224 pages
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In Democracy Begins Between Two, Luce Irigaray calls for a form of specific civil rights guaranteeing women a separate civil identity of their own equivalent to-though not simply the same as-that enjoyed by men.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 I Want Love Not War
21
Biology or Social Conditioning?
30
4 Womens Enslavement
40
5 How To Manage the Transition from Natural to Civil Coexistence?
49
6 Towards a Citizenship of the European Union
60
7 Refounding the Family on a Civil Basis
95
8 Democracy is Love
106
10 A TwoSubject Culture
142
11 Ten Suggestions for the Construction of the European Union
156
12 Politics and Happiness
165
13 The Representation of Women
174
14 Europe Captivated by New Myths
185
Appendix
191
Notes
216
Index
217

9 The Question of the Other
121

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Luce Irigaray is a leading philosopher and feminist thinker, best known for Speculum of the Other Woman (1990) and This Sex Which Is Not One (1990). She is author of I Love to You (1994), To Be Two (2000), Elemental Passions (1992) and Je, Tu, Nous (1992), all published by Routledge.

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