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Musical Democracy
Musical Democracy (August 2006)
Nancy S. Love - Author

How music functions as a metaphor and model for democracy.

Musical metaphors abound in political theory and music often accompanies political movements, yet music is seldom regarded as political communication. In this groundbreaking book, Nancy S. Love explores how music functions as metaphor and model for democracy in the work of political theorists and activist musicians. She examines deliberative democrati...(Read More)
 
 
The Gift of the Other
The Gift of the Other (August 2006)
Levinas and the Politics of Reproduction
Lisa Guenther - Author

2007 Symposium Book Award presented by Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy

A philosophical exploration of birth, maternity, and reproduction.

The Gift of the Other brings together a philosophical analysis of time, embodiment, and ethical responsibility with a feminist critique of the way women’s reproductive capacity has been theorized and represented in Wes...(Read More)
 
 
Copula
Copula (June 2006)
Sexual Technologies, Reproductive Powers
Robyn Ferrell - Author

Explores the conceptual schema underlying our understanding of reproductive technologies.

How will the ability to manipulate human reproduction change our social world and the relationship between the sexes? Taking an explicitly interdisciplinary approach to gender and reproductive technology, Robyn Ferrell examines this question in the light of feminist theories of sexual equality and sexual difference, arguing tha...(Read More)
 
 
Nietzsche and Embodiment
Nietzsche and Embodiment (January 2006)
Discerning Bodies and Non-dualism
Kristen Brown Golden - Author

Examines the significance of Nietzsche’s writings for contemporary debates about embodiment.

In Nietzsche and Embodiment Kristen Brown reveals the smartness of bodies, challenging the traditional view in the West that bodies are separate from and morally inferior to minds. Drawing inspiration from Nietzsche, Brown vividly describes why the interdependence of mind and body matters, both in Nietzsche’...(Read More)
 
 
The Contradictions of Freedom
The Contradictions of Freedom (October 2005)
Philosophical Essays on Simone de Beauvoir's The Mandarins
Sally J. Scholz - Editor
Shannon M. Mussett - Editor

The essential companion to Simone de Beauvoir's celebrated novel.

This unique collection examines the various contradictions of freedom in Simone de Beauvoir's The Mandarins, the tumultuous epic about the personal and political lives of post–World War II French intellectuals. Fifty years after its publication, Beauvoir's book transcends the narrow confines of time and place to speak powerfully to audiences to...(Read More)
 
 
Revolt, Affect, Collectivity
Revolt, Affect, Collectivity (September 2005)
The Unstable Boundaries of Kristeva's Polis
Tina Chanter - Editor
Ewa Plonowska Ziarek - Editor

Explores how the concept of revolution permeates and unifies Kristeva’s body of work.

These original essays explore how the concept of revolution permeates and unifies Julia Kristeva’s body of work by tracing its trajectory from her early engagement with the Tel Quel group, through her preoccupation in the 1980s with abjection, melancholia, and love, to her latest work. Some of the leading voices ...(Read More)
 
 
Women and Children First
Women and Children First (August 2005)
Feminism, Rhetoric, and Public Policy
Sharon M. Meagher - Editor
Patrice DiQuinzio - Editor

A critique of public policy rhetoric from multiple feminist perspectives.

This diverse collection explores the rhetoric of a wide range of public policies that propose “to put women and children first,” including homeland security, school violence, gun control, medical intervention of intersex infants, and policies that aim to distinguish “good” from “bad” m...(Read More)
 
 
Julia Kristeva
Julia Kristeva (September 2004)
Psychoanalysis and Modernity
Sara Beardsworth - Author

HONORABLE MENTION – 2006 Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic Scholarship for the best book published in 2004, presented by the Section on Psychoanalysis of the Canadian Psychological Association.

A comprehensive examination of Kristeva's work from the seventies to the nineties.

This is the first systematic overview of Julia Kristeva's vision and work in relation to philosophical modernity. It pro...(Read More)
 
 
Beyond the Margins
Beyond the Margins (November 2003)
Reflections of a Feminist Philosopher
Linda A. Bell - Author

Incorporates memoir in the context of philosophical and political theory and argument.

Presenting essays rich with her own personal experiences, philosopher Linda A. Bell examines not only her own life but also problems arising from ways that living affects thinking. She reflects on her own experience in order to challenge a variety of provocative claims, including: that affirmative action harms those it is designed t...(Read More)
 
 
Feminism, Foucault, and Embodied Subjectivity
Feminism, Foucault, and Embodied Subjectivity (October 2002)
Margaret A. McLaren - Author

Argues that Foucault's work employs a conception of subjectivity that is well-suited for feminist theory and politics.

Addressing central questions in the debate about Foucault's usefulness for politics, including his rejection of universal norms, his conception of power and power-knowledge, his seemingly contradictory position on subjectivity and his resistance to using identity as a political category, McL...(Read More)
 
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