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The Resource The subject of liberty : toward a feminist theory of freedom, Nancy J. Hirschmann

The subject of liberty : toward a feminist theory of freedom, Nancy J. Hirschmann

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The subject of liberty : toward a feminist theory of freedom
Title
The subject of liberty
Title remainder
toward a feminist theory of freedom
Statement of responsibility
Nancy J. Hirschmann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book reconsiders the dominant Western understandings of freedom through the lens of women's real-life experiences of domestic violence, welfare, and Islamic veiling. Nancy Hirschmann argues that the typical approach to freedom found in political philosophy severely reduces the concept's complexity, which is more fully revealed by taking such practical issues into account. Hirschmann begins by arguing that the dominant Western understanding of freedom does not provide a conceptual vocabulary for accurately characterizing women's experiences. Often, free choice is assumed when women are in f
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hirschmann, Nancy J
Dewey number
305.42
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1266
LC item number
.H565 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liberty
  • Feminism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Feminism
  • Liberty
  • Vrijheid
  • Feminisme
  • Politieke theorie
  • Liberté
  • Théorie féministe
Label
The subject of liberty : toward a feminist theory of freedom, Nancy J. Hirschmann
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The social construction of freedom in historical perspective -- Feminism and freedom: the social construction paradox -- Internal and external restraint: the case of battered women -- Welfare as a problem for freedom theory -- Eastern veiling, Western freedom? -- Toward a feminist theory of freedom
Control code
436044758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 287 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825363
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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  • 22573/ctt10fck
  • e96d236d-0101-41ab-a784-4d57a45c4409
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436044758
Label
The subject of liberty : toward a feminist theory of freedom, Nancy J. Hirschmann
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The social construction of freedom in historical perspective -- Feminism and freedom: the social construction paradox -- Internal and external restraint: the case of battered women -- Welfare as a problem for freedom theory -- Eastern veiling, Western freedom? -- Toward a feminist theory of freedom
Control code
436044758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 287 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825363
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt10fck
  • e96d236d-0101-41ab-a784-4d57a45c4409
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)436044758

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