Humanity Books, Paperback, 9781573925907, 485pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 1997
A comprehensive collection of the most important essays on gender of the last two decades. Includes such themes as the social constitution of gender; the nature of sexual oppression; the relation of gender to family, class, race, and culture; and feminist perspectives on science and philosophy.
Carol C. Gould is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and in the Doctoral Programs in Philosophy and Political Science at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights (Cambridge, 2004) and Rethinking Democracy: Freedom and Social Cooperation in Politics, Economy, and Society (Cambridge, 1988), and has edited and co-edited several books including Cultural Identity and the Nation-State (2003), The Information Web: Ethical and Social Issues in Computer Networking (1989) and Women and Philosophy (1976).