The Sexual Contract

Author: Carole Pateman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745680356
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In this outstanding new work, she presents a major reinterpretation of modern political theory. She shows how standard discussions of social contract theory tell only half the story.

Rewriting The Sexual Contract

Author: Geoff Dench
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412833318
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This book brings together a wide selection of viewpoints on what is happening to relations between the sexes and the sexual division of labor in contemporary society.

The Contract And Domination

Author: Carole Pateman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745636217
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This iconoclastic book throws the gauntlet down to mainstream white male contract theory. It is vital reading for anyone with an interest in political theory and political philosophy, and the systems of male and racial domination.

Origin Stories In Political Thought

Author: Joanne Harriet Wright
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802088123
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The most extensive and influential treatment of the consequences of Hobbes's
origin story for women is Carole Pateman's The Sexual Contract. Pateman,
whose work in contemporary democratic political theory is widely recognized in
Europe, North America, and Australia, argues that Hobbes is ultimately a
patriarchal thinker because he excludes women from participation in the social
contract. Indeed, while Pateman's early work focused primarily on the tensions
between obligation ...

Rejecting Rights

Author: Sonu Bedi
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521518288
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is evident because not only are most clients in the sexual contract men (this is not
merely a “contingent” fact) but also the services desired are sexual in nature.63
Yet, the prostitute's consent would seemingly suffice in other contracts or contexts
. Her consent would be “authentic” in a situation where she contracted to sell an
old piece of furniture for instance. To argue otherwise would render the woman
incapable of consenting to any set of obligations — an untenable position that I ...

Jews And Feminism

Author: Laura Levitt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136046461
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four (\' The Sexual Contract Both nationalism and respectability defined the role
of women too, and the different ways in which these roles were defined has a
direct bearing upon the definition of normality and abnormality in bourgeois
society. —George Mosse, Nationalism and Sexuality The two spheres of civil
society are at once separate and inseparable. The public realm cannot be fully
understood in the absence of the private sphere, and, similarly, the meaning of
the original ...

Reading Political Philosophy

Author: Derek Matravers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134692374
Size: 17.32 MB
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Amongst her works is The Problem of Political Obligation: a Critique of Liberal
Theory' (1985) which outlines an attack similar to Rousseau's on the liberate
account of the social contract. In The Sexual Contract (1988), from which this
extract is taken, she examines the shifting ways in which social contract theorists
either exclude women or assume their subordination in a preceding 'sexual
contract'. For Hobbes, all political power was absolute power, and there was no
difference ...