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 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. It is passionate, brilliant, polemical and sectarian.

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She reveals a political system of male dominance and female subordination that sexualizes power for men and powerlessness for women.

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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new mackibnon book. Through these engaged works on issues such unjodified rape, abortion, athletics, sexual femknism, and pornography, MacKinnon seeks feminism on its own terms, unconstrained by the limits of prior traditions. 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.

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The Best Books of Her position is grounded on a clear assertion of the primacy of the social over the biological Because each essay was originally a speech, the discussions are lucid and dramatic, unmodifiee 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.

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. It should have a significant impact on thinking about sex discrimination and on social and legal thought more generally.

Using the tools of sociology of knowledge, Catharine MacKinnon relentlessly uncovers male bias, also known as objectivity and male perspectives also known as universality These discourses, originally delivered as speeches, have been brilliantly woven into a book that retains all the spontaneity and accessibility of a live presentation.

Table of contents Introduction: She reveals a political system of male dominance and female subordination that sexualizes power for men and powerlessness for women. 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. It may, however, make us think, and challenge, and possibly act.

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Join Our Mailing List: Join Our Mailing List: Women SelfPossession and Sport. Fundamental to mackinnonn radical feminism is the claim that gender is a system of dominance rather than of difference I commend her book most vigorously to many who question as well as those who accept her position.

She argues that viewing feminosm 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. MacKinnon offers a systematic and persuasive perspective on issues that are central not only to feminism but to social theory in general. Not a Moral Issue Feminisn Art of the Impossible Part I: Discourses on Life and Law.

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