Lesbian Choices

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Columbia University Press, 1995 - 310 pages
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In this compellingly honest collection of her writings, renowned feminist philosopher Claudia Card courageously explores the complex ethical and political questions lesbians face, considering these issues in regard to their identities and relationships both within and outside of lesbian communities. Lesbian Choices is written with a grace and clarity that readers inside and outside academia will appreciate. Claudia Card's lucid presentation of complicated philosophical and ethical concepts offers a better understanding of the explosive issue of gender construction in our society. Lesbian Choices is recommended reading for anyone interested in lesbianism, feminism, ethics, and philosophy.
 

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Table des matières

Finding My VoiceReminiscence of an Outlaw
1
constructing ourselves
9
What Is Lesbian Culture?
11
Lesbian Attitudes and The Second Sex
36
Choosing Lesbianism
47
Lesbian Ethics
58
lesbians in relationship ups and downs 5 Lesbian Friendship Separations and Continua
83
Partner Battering and Lesbian Stalking
106
coming out issues in a wider society
149
Homophobia and LesbianGay Pride
151
A Study in Closeting
169
The Ethics of Outing
194
Charting the Issues
218
notes
239
selected bibliography
283
index
299

Female Incest and Adult Lesbian Crises
131

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À propos de l'auteur (1995)

Claudia Card is Professor of Philosophy with affiliations in Women's Studies and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she has taught since 1966. She is editor of Adventures in Lesbian Philosophy (1994) and Lesbian Ethics (1991).

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