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Through these engaged works on issues such as rape, abortion, athletics, sexual harassment, and pornography, MacKinnon seeks feminism on its own terms. Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law is a book by feminist academic Catharine MacKinnon. The book is a collection of essays by MacKinnon. FEMINISM AND LEGAL THEORY. FEMINISM UNMODIFIED. By Catharine A. MacKinnon.I Cambridge,. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. Pp.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for mackinnom with over 50 million reviews. Through these engaged works on issues such as rape, abortion, athletics, sexual harassment, and pornography, MacKinnon seeks feminism on its own terms, unconstrained by the limits of prior traditions.

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She analyzes the failure of organized feminism, particularly legal feminism, to alter this condition, exposing the way male supremacy gives women a survival stake in the system that destroys them. Not a Moral Issue Mainstream feminism, with its emphasis on obliterating the differences between the sexes, she states, has failed to Table of contents Introduction: Each of the essays published in [the book] stands on its own, making the book a collection of separate entries rather than one sustained argument.

Using the tools of sociology of knowledge, Catharine MacKinnon relentlessly uncovers male bias, also known as objectivity and male perspectives also known as universality It should have a significant impact on thinking about sex discrimination and on social and legal thought more generally.

Harvard University Press- Political Science – pages. MacKinnonnoted feminist and legal scholar, explores and develops her original theories and practical proposals on sexual politics and law. MacKinnon has made a difference before, and this book should further change society. She argues that viewing gender as a matter of sameness and difference–as virtually all existing theory and law jackinnon done–covers up the reality of unnodified, which is a system of social hierarchy, an imposed inequality of power.

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Discourses on Life and Law. Because each essay was jnmodified a speech, the discussions are lucid and dramatic, with the dynamism, immediacy, and sense of discovery of a live presentation; they are also filled with irony, wit, and humor… The book contains brilliant insights, genuine creativity, and rare originality.

A Rally against Rape 7. Its First Decade in Court Through these engaged works on issues such as rape, abortion, athletics, sexual harassment, and pornography, MacKinnon seeks feminism on its own terms, unconstrained by the limits of prior traditions. On every page are epigrams one wants to print and hang on one’s walls.

MacKinnon offers a systematic and persuasive perspective on issues that are central not only to feminism but to social theory in general. Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time. Fundamental to her radical feminism feninism the claim that gender is a system of dominance rather than of difference MacKinnon, noted feminist and legal scholar, explores and develops her original theories and practical proposals on sexual politics and law.

Her position is grounded mackinnonn a clear assertion of the primacy of the social over the biological I commend her book most vigorously feimnism many who question as well as those who accept her position. These discourses, originally delivered as speeches, have been brilliantly woven into a book that retains all the spontaneity and accessibility of a live presentation.

She analyzes the failure of organized feminism, particularly legal feminism, to alter this condition, exposing the way male supremacy gives women a survival stake in the system that destroys them.

Not a Moral Issue. MacKinnon mackinnon what is frequently called “radical feminism. It may, however, make us think, and challenge, and possibly act. Pornography, Civil Rights, and Speech From a Debate with Phyllis Schlafly 2.

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Feminism Unmodified : Discourses on Life and Law

Discourses unmodifie Life and Law Discourses on life and law. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Other editions – View all Feminism unmodified: These discourses, originally delivered as speeches, have been brilliantly woven into a book that retains all the spontaneity and accessibility of a live presentation.

With rigor and irony MacKinnon teaches us what feminism—unmodified by cowardice or by disassociation from other women—is, what it sounds like, and what its goals are. She reveals a political system of male dominance and female subordination that sexualizes power for men and powerlessness for women. The Best Books of She argues that viewing gender as a matter of sameness and difference—as virtually all existing theory and law have done—covers up the reality of gender, which is a system of social hierarchy, an imposed inequality of power.

Feminism Unmodified Discourses on Life and Law

Its First Decade in Court. MacKinnon offers a unique retrospective on the law of sexual harassment, which she designed and has worked for a decade to establish, and a prospectus on the law of pornography, which she proposes to change in the next ten years.

MacKinnon Snippet view – Join Our Mailing List: It may, however, make us think, and feminissm, and possibly act. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Jaggar New York Times Book Review MacKinnon has been perhaps the most important force behind the burgeoning theoretical literature in law on sex femlnism and feminist theory Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.