Men in Political Theory

Men in Political Theory

eBook - 2004
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""Men in Political Theory"" builds on feminist re-readings of the traditional canon of male writers in political philosophy by turning the ""gender lens"" on to the representation of men in widely studied texts. It explains the distinction between ""man"" as an apparently de-gendered ""individual"" or ""citizen"" and ""man"" as an overtly gendered being in human society. The ten chapters on Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx and Engels show the operation of the ""gender lens"" in different ways, depending on how each philosopher deploys concepts of m.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2004
ISBN: 9781847793645
Characteristics: 1 online resource (249 pages)


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