MACKINNON FEMINISM UNMODIFIED PDF

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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MacKinnon defends what is frequently called “radical feminism. 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. Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. These discourses, originally delivered as speeches, have been brilliantly woven into a book that retains all the spontaneity and accessibility of a On every page are epigrams one wants to print and hang on one’s walls.

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.

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From a Debate with Phyllis Schlafly 2. Because each essay was originally a speech, the discussions are lucid and dramatic, with the dynamism, immediacy, and sense of discovery of a live presentation; they are also filled femijism irony, wit, and humor MacKinnonnoted feminist and legal scholar, explores and develops her original theories and practical proposals on sexual politics and law.

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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. Written with extraordinary incisiveness and an acid wit, this is an important book for anyone interested in freedom.

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These discourses, originally delivered as speeches, have been brilliantly woven into a book that retains all the spontaneity and accessibility of a live presentation. Gender Studies Share This. The Best Books of Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss.

Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time. Through these engaged works on issues such as rape, abortion, athletics, sexual harassment, and pornography, MacKinnon seeks unmodifiee on its own terms, unconstrained by the limits of prior traditions.

Jaggar New York Times Book Review MacKinnon has been perhaps the most important force behind the burgeoning theoretical literature in law on sex discrimination and feminist theory The Sexual Politics of the First Amendment. It should have a significant impact on thinking about sex discrimination and on social and legal thought more generally.

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A Case Note on Martinez v. Authentic in voice, sweeping in scope, startling in clarity, urgent, never compromised and often visionary, these discourses advance a new theory of sex inequality and imagine new possibilities for social change. His nonsense books, mo …. She reveals a political system of male dominance and female subordination that sexualizes power for men and powerlessness for women. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

These discourses, originally delivered as speeches, have mackinonn brilliantly woven into a book that retains all the spontaneity and accessibility of a live presentation. 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. Pornography, Civil Rights, and Speech MacKinnon has made a difference before, and this book should further change society.

Other editions – View all Feminism unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law Catharine A. It may, however, make us think, and challenge, and possibly act. Because each essay was originally 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.

It is passionate, brilliant, polemical and sectarian. Desire and Power 4. Each of the essays published in [the book] stands on its own, making the unjodified a collection of separate entries rather than one sustained argument. Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests.

Mackinnnon in voice, sweeping in scope, startling in clarity, urgent, never compromised and often visionary, these discourses advance a new theory of sex inequality and imagine new possibilities for social change.

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