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Living With Contradictions: Controversies In Feminist Social Ethics
Some people believe that feminist ethics is little more than a series of dogmatic positions on issues such as abortion rights, pornography, and affirmative action.This caricature was never true, but Alison Jaggar’s Living with Contradictions is the first book to demonstrate just how rich and complex feminist ethics has become. Beginning with the modest assumption that femi ...more
Hardcover, 698 pages
Published May 19th 1994 by Westview Press
(first published April 25th 1994)
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I really enjoyed this book. It provides a great overview of the different types of feminism (liberal, radical, eco, etc) and the issues that feminists continue to debate (affirmative action, prostitution, pornography, abortion, militarism, etc). My only wish would be for an updated version with newer statistics.
Alison M. Jaggar is a College Professor of Distinction in the Philosophy and Women and Gender Studies departments at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is also a Research Coordinator at the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo, Norway. Jaggar was one of the first people to introduce feminist concerns in to philosophy. She is a founding member of the Society for Women in ...moreMore about Alison M. Jaggar...