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Sex, culture, and justice : the limits of choice / Clare Chambers.

Author/Creator:
Chambers, Clare.
Publication:
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 294 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Feminist theory.
Sex role -- Philosophy.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- Social aspects.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Social norms.
Autonomy (Philosophy).
Liberalism -- Philosophy.
Contents:
Introduction
Creativity, cultural practice, and the body : Foucault and three problems with the liberal focus on choice
Masculine domination, radical feminism, and change
Social construction, normativity, and difference
All must have prizes : the liberal case for interference in cultural practices
Two orders of autonomy and political liberalism : breast implants versus female genital mutilation
Paternalism and autonomy
Liberal perfectionism and the autonomy of restricted lives
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-283) and index.
ISBN:
9780271033013 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271033010 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
153772741