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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7 On Critics and Contract Carole Pateman The thread that has run though all my
work is an interest in democratic theory and a concern with democratization; that
is, with changes required for the creation of a more democratic society. The
Sexual Contract (1988) was not couched in terms of democratic theory, but I see
it as part of my contribution to this area of scholarship.l I have a long-standing
interest in early modern theories of an original contract. My first critical study of
the subject ...

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 ...