Moral Boundaries: A Political Argument for an Ethic of Care

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Psychology Press, 1993 - Political Science - 226 pages
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In this work the author aims to provide an original response to the controversial questions surrounding women and caring. She demonstrates that feminist thinkers have failed to realize the political context which has shaped their debates about care. It is her belief that care cannot be a useful moral and political concept until its traditional and ideological associations as a women's morality are challenged.
 

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Tronto asks us to consider how the boundaries between ethics and politics, between public and private, and the boundary requirement that moral judgment be made from a disinterested pointed have worked ... Read full review

Contents

Moral Boundaries and Political Change
1
Universalistic Morality and Moral Sentiments
25
ls Morality Gendered?
61
Care
101
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Joan C. Tronto is Coordinator of Women's Studies and Professor of Political Science at Hunter College, and author of Moral Boundaries.

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