Routledge (1992)

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Susan James
Birkbeck College
Abstract
Historically, as well as more recently, women's emancipation has been seen in two ways: sometimes as the `right to be equal' and sometimes as the `right to be different'. These views have often overlapped and interacted: in a variety of guises they have played an important role in both the development of ideas about women and feminism, and the works of political thinkers by no means primarily concerned with women's liberation. The chapters of this book deal primarily with the meaning and use of these two concepts in the context of gender relations, but also draw attention to their place in the understanding and analysis of other human relationships
Keywords Feminist theory Congresses  Equality Congresses  Sex differences (Psychology Congresses
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Call number HQ1190.B49 1992
ISBN(s) 9780203982266   0415079896   9780415079891   1138160733
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