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Chambers, Clare
Sex, culture, and justice : the limits of choice / Clare Chambers
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ1190 .C43 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Feminist theory
Sex role -- Philosophy
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- Social aspects
Human body -- Social aspects
Social norms
Autonomy (Philosophy)
Liberalism -- Philosophy
Physical Description x, 294 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-283) and index
Contents Introduction -- Creativity, cultural practice, and the body : Foucault and three problems with the liberal focus on choice -- Masculine domination, radical feminism, and change -- Social construction, normativity, and difference -- All must have prizes : the liberal case for interference in cultural practices -- Two orders of autonomy and political liberalism : breast implants versus female genital mutilation -- Paternalism and autonomy -- Liberal perfectionism and the autonomy of restricted lives -- Conclusion

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