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    The Subject of Liberty
    Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom

    by Nancy J. Hirschmann

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    • Author: Nancy J. Hirschmann
    • Language: english
    • Release date: September 23, 2002
    • Format: paperback, 312 pages
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • ISBN: 9780691096254 (0691096252)
    • Awards: APSA Victoria Schuck Award (2004)
    • Genres: feminism, philosophy, academic

    About The Book

    This book reconsiders the dominant Western understandings of freedom through the lens of women’s real-life experiences of domestic violence, welfare, and Islamic veiling. Nancy Hirschmann argues that the typical approach to freedom found in political philosophy severely reduces the concept’s complexity, which is more fully revealed by taking such practical issues into account.

    Hirschmann begins by arguing that the dominant Western understanding of freedom does not provide a conceptual vocabulary for accurately characterizing women’s experiences. Often, free choice is assumed when women are in fact coerced — as when a battered woman who stays with her abuser out of fear or economic necessity is said to make this choice because it must not be so bad — and coercion is assumed when free choices are made — such as when Westerners assume that all veiled women are oppressed, even though many Islamic women view veiling as an important symbol of cultural identity.

    Understanding the contexts in which choices arise and are made is central to understanding that freedom is socially constructed through systems of power such as patriarchy, capitalism, and race privilege. Social norms, practices, and language set the conditions within which choices are made, determine what options are available, and shape our individual subjectivity, desires, and self-understandings. Attending to the ways in which contexts construct us as subjects of liberty, Hirschmann argues, provides a firmer empirical and theoretical footing for understanding what freedom means and entails politically, intellectually, and socially.

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