The essays in this volume present versions of feminism that are explicitly liberal, or versions of liberalism that are explicitly feminist. By bringing together some of the most respected and well-known scholars in mainstream political philosophy today, Amy R. Baehr challenges the reader to reconsider the dominant view that liberalism and feminism are 'incompatible.'
Amy R. Baehr is assistant professor of philosophy at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Liberalism as an Antidote to Stereotyping Chapter 3 The Paradox of Liberal Feminism: Preference, Rationality, and Oppression Chapter 4 Toward a Liberal Theory of Sexual Equality Chapter 5 The Liberal Rights of Feminist Liberalism Chapter 6 The Future of Feminist Liberalism Chapter 7 Coercing Privacy Chapter 8 Feminist Contractarianism Chapter 9 Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women? Chapter 10 The Domain of Civic Virtue in a Good Society: Families, Schools and Sex Equality Chapter 11 Freed Up: Privacy, Sexual Freedom, and LibertyOf Conscience Chapter 12 A Feminist Liberal Approach to Hate Crime Legislation