Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender (Studies in Feminist by Andrea Veltman,Mark Piper PDF

By Andrea Veltman,Mark Piper

ISBN-10: 0199969108

ISBN-13: 9780199969104

ISBN-10: 0199969116

ISBN-13: 9780199969111

This choice of new essays examines philosophical matters on the intersection of feminism and autonomy stories. Are autonomy and independence necessary ambitions for ladies and subordinate people? Is autonomy attainable in contexts of social subordination? Is the pursuit of wants that factor from patriarchal norms in keeping with self reliant organization? How do feelings and being concerned relate to self reliant deliberation? participants to this assortment solution those questions and others, advancing vital debates in autonomy thought through interpreting easy parts, normative commitments, and purposes of conceptions of autonomy. a number of chapters examine the stipulations invaluable for self sufficient service provider and on the function that values and norms -- reminiscent of independence, equality, inclusivity, self-respect, care and femininity -- play in feminist theories of autonomy. while a few contributing authors specialise in dimensions of autonomy which are inner to the brain -- reminiscent of deliberative mirrored image, wants, cares, feelings, self-identities and emotions of self esteem -- numerous authors handle social stipulations and practices that aid or stifle self sustaining organization, usually answering questions of sensible import. those comprise such questions as: What kind of gender socialization most sensible helps self sufficient employer and feminist ambitions? whilst does adapting to significantly oppressive conditions, reminiscent of these in human trafficking, develop into a lack of autonomy? How are beliefs of autonomy suffering from capitalism? and the way do conceptions of autonomy tell concerns in bioethics, corresponding to end-of-life judgements, or rights to physically self-determination?

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