Lesbian Choices (Between Men - Between Women: Lesbian & Gay Studies)

Lesbian Choices (Between Men - Between Women: Lesbian & Gay Studies)

By: Claudia Card (author)Paperback

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In this compellingly honest collection of her writings, renowned feminist philosopher Claudia Card courageously explores the complex ethical and political questions lesbians face, considering these issues in regard to their identities and relationships both within and outside of lesbian communities. Lesbian Choices is written with a grace and clarity that readers inside and outside academia will appreciate. Claudia Card's lucid presentation of complicated philosophical and ethical concepts offers a better understanding of the explosive issue of gender construction in our society. Lesbian Choices is recommended reading for anyone interested in lesbianism, feminism, ethics, and philosophy.

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Claudia Card is Professor of Philosophy with affiliations in Women's Studies and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she has taught since 1966. She is editor ofAdventures in Lesbian Philosophy (1994) andLesbian Ethics (1991).


Introduction: Finding My Voice-Reminiscence of an OutlawPart One: Constructing Ourselves 1. What Is Lesbian Culture?2. Lesbian Attitudes and The Second Sex3. Choosing Lesbianism4. Lesbian EthicsPart Two: Lesbians in Relationship: Ups and Downs 5. Lesbian Friendship: Separations and Continua6. Horizontal Violence: Partner Battering and Lesbian Stalking7. Female Incest and Adult Lesbian CrisesPart Three: Coming Out: Issues in a Wider Society 8. Homophobia and Lesbian/Gay Pride9. The Military Ban and the ROTC: A Study in Closeting10. Other People's Secrets: The Ethics of Outing11. Sadomasochism: Charting the IssuesNotesSelected BibliographyIndex

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/08/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780231080095
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 310
  • ID: 9780231080095
  • weight: 438
  • ISBN10: 0231080093

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