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Working alliances and the politics of difference : diversity and feminist ethics / Janet R. Jakobsen
Bib ID 1807419
Format BookBook
Author
Jakobsen, Janet R., 1960-
 
Description Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1998 
xi, 230 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0253333571 (alkaline paper) (cloth)
0253211654 (alkaline paper) (paper) (paperback)
Summary

Employing historical case studies of how alliances work at particular moments in the histories of feminist, anti-racist, and queer social movements, Working Alliances and the Politics of Difference addresses questions of agency and action; universalism and relativism; the production of norms and values; the construction of social movements, publics and counter-publics; and the workings of alliances.

Full contents
  • 1. Moral Economies at Work: Diversity, Complexity, and Women's Moral Agency
  • 2. (Re)Producing the Same: Autonomy, Alliance, and Women's Movements
  • 3. Articulating Norms: Reworking Difference and Relationality
  • 4. Working the Public: Social Change in Diverse Public Sphere(s)
  • 5. Conclusion: Working Alliances, Net-working Democracy.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-219) and index.

Subjects Feminist theory.  |  Social movements.  |  Feminist ethics.  |  Cultural pluralism.

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