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Diprose, Rosalyn
What sort of ethics do we need? Rosalyn Diprose argues that the usual approaches to ethics both perpetuate and remain blind to the mechanisms of the subordination of women. In Bodies of Women: Ethics, Embodiment and Sexual Differences, she claims that injustice against women is found in the social discourses and practices which both evaluate and constitute their modes of embodiment as improper in relation to men. Diprose critically analyses the attempts in both feminist and non-feminist ethics to recognise the role of sexual difference and the biomedical discourses whose descriptions mask a constitution and regulation of the 'body'. Her critiques draw on insights from Anglophone feminist theory and continental philosophy, and are supported by critical readings of Irigaray, Cornell and Fraser, Hegel, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and Foucault. What emerges is a new ethics of sexual difference which not only better locates the mechanisms of discrimination but also provides the means to subvert them. 148pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly bumped.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0415097835
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Inventory #25540
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Gilbert, Sandra M.; Gubar, Susan
Previous owner's signature on ffep.In this second part of "No Man's Land", Gilbert and Gubar focus on texts from the early part of the 20th century to expand on the claim made in the first volume that, for literary men and women, sexual battles were associated with "sexchanges" - or radically conceived gender roles.455pp.Fading to spine.
Yale University Press, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300050259
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Inventory #25304
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Olivier, Christine
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Some annotation. A major revision of Freudian theory: exposes the degree to which Freud - attuned to the inner world of the male - could do no more than guess at that of the female. This book should be of interest to students of women's studies, psychoanalytic theory and psychology.154pp.
Routledge, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415014352
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Inventory #28968
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Staton, Pat; Fine-Meyer, Rose; Gibson, Stephanie Kim
This is a compilation of primary documents (diaries, letters, advertisements, essays, photographs) that provides a forum for the voices of women in Canada. It is organised chronologically, documenting the decades of the 20th century. Each chapter incorporates major themes that defined and impacted on women's lives throughout the century, such as work, education, images of women, political action and women in the home. End of chapter activities and selected resources provide support for using the documents. 252pp. N.B. Base of Spine bumped with a small nick.
Green Dragon Press, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1896781209
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Inventory #24974
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Seager, Joni
332pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly creased.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415910595
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Inventory #25360
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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