Feminist Politics and Human Nature

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1983 - Political Science - 408 pages
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Contents

Feminism as Political Philosophy
3
Feminism and Womens Liberation
5
Womens Liberation and Political Philosophy
6
The Aims and Structure of This Book
8
Four Conceptions of Womens Liberation
10
Notes
13
Political Philosophy and Human Nature
15
Political Philosophy and Scientific Knowledge
17
Notes
163
Feminist Politics
169
The Politics of Liberal Feminism
173
The Liberal Feminist Analysis of Womens Oppression
175
The Liberal Feminist Proposals for Social Change
181
Problems with Liberal Feminist Politics
185
Notes
203
The Politics of Traditional Marxism
207

Science Politics and Human Nature
18
Human Nature and the Nature of Women
21
Notes
22
Feminist Theories of Human Nature
25
Liberal Feminism and Human Nature
27
Traditional Liberalism and Human Nature
28
Liberal Political Theory
33
Liberal Feminism and Womens Nature
35
Problems for the Liberal Theory of Human Nature
39
Conclusion
47
Notes
48
Traditional Marxism and Human Nature
51
Marxism and Human Nature
52
Marxist Political Theory
59
Marxism and Womens Nature
63
Problems for the Marxist Conception of Human Nature
69
Notes
79
Radical Feminism and Human Nature
83
Radical Feminist Conceptions of Human Nature
85
The Political Theory of Radical Feminism
100
Problems with the Radical Feminist Conception of Human Nature
105
Notes
118
Socialist Feminism and Human Nature
123
The Socialist Feminist Conception of Human Nature
125
Toward a Political Economy of Sex and Gender
133
Problems for Socialist Feminism
148
The Traditional Marxist Analysis of Womens Oppression
215
The Traditional Marxist Proposals for Social Change
224
Problems in Traditional Marxist Politics
229
Notes
244
The Politics of Radical Feminism
249
The Radical Feminist Analysis of Womens Oppression
255
Radical Feminist Proposals for Social Change
270
Problems with Radical Feminist Politics
286
Notes
297
The Politics of Socialist Feminism
303
The Socialist Feminist Analysis of Womens Oppression
307
The Socialist Feminist Proposals for Social Change
317
Problems with Socialist Feminist Politics
340
Notes
346
Feminist Theories of Political Knowledge
351
Feminist Politics and Epistemology Justifying Feminist Theory
353
Liberal Feminism and the Elimination of Bias
355
Traditional Marxism and the Science of the Proletariat
358
Radical Feminism and the Upward Spiral
364
Socialist Feminism and the Standpoint of Women
369
The Standpoint of Women as a Condition for Theoretical Adequacy
377
Identifying the Standpoint of Women
385
Notes
389
Index
395
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Jaggar is the Wilson Professor of Ethics at the University of Cincinnati.

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