Women in political theory : from ancient misogyny to contemporary feminism / Diana H. Coole.

Author
Coole, Diana H. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner, c1993.
Description
vi, 273 p. ; 23 cm.

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Summary note
"This book Looks at how misogyny and western political thought were intertwined in their origins and how this relationship has worked itself out through the classic texts of traditional and modern political thory. In this revised edition. the analysis of these texts is accompanied by a new introduction and conclusion which bring the debates on this topic up to date. The concluding chapter examines contemporary feminist theory by discussing pooststructuralist and postmodernist themes, which allows for a reappraisal of the critical perspective..." - Publisher
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-266) and index.
Action note
Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
Contents
  • The origin of Western thought and the birth of misogyny
  • Plato and Aristotle : the status of women in the just state
  • Women in medieval thought : transitions from antiquity to the Renaissance
  • Hobbes and Locke : natural right against natural authority
  • Rousseau and Wollstonecraft : female virtue and civic virtue in the liberal state
  • J.S. Mill : political economist, utilitarian and feminist
  • Socialism : utopian and feminist
  • Hegel, Marx and Engels : familial and productive determinants of woman's role
  • Social Democrats, Bolsheviks and Marxist feminists : Marxism and the woman question
  • Contemporary feminism : towards postmodernism?
ISBN
1555874576 (alk. paper) :
LCCN
^^^93011082^
OCLC
28147728
RCP
H - S
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