Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER ONE: THEORIES AND CRITICAL ANALYSIS

  • Human Functioning and Social Justice: In Defense of Aristotelian Essentialism
    • Martha C. Nussbaum
  • Insiders and Outsiders in International Development
    • David A. Crocker
  • Cloning Cultures: The Social Injustices of Sameness
    • Philomena Essed and David Theo Goldberg
  • The New Sovereignty
    • Shelby Steele
  • Social Movements and the Politics of Difference
    • Iris Marion Young
  • Moral Deference
    • Laurence Thomas
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER TWO: RACE AND ETHNICITY

  • Racisms
    • Kwame Anthony Appiah
  • Future Genders? Future Races?
    • Sally Haslanger
  • White Woman Feminist
    • Marilyn Frye
  • Reflections on the Meaning of White
    • Victoria Davion
  • Invisibility is an Unnatural Disaster: Reflections of an Asian American Woman
    • Mitsuye Yamada
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER THREE: GENDER

  • Introduction
  • Beauty is the Beast: Psychological Effects of the Pursuit of the Perfect Female Body
    • Elayne A. Saltzberg and Joan C. Chrisler
  • Justice and the Distribution of Fear
    • Keith Burgess-Jackson
  • Gender Inequality and Cultural Differences
    • Susan Moller Okin
  • Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses
    • Chandra Talpade Mohanty
  • The Good Terrorist: Domesticity and the Political Space for Change
    • Janice Newberry
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER FOUR: SEXUAL ORIENTATION

  • “Is it Wrong to Discriminate on the Basis of Homosexuality?”
    • Jeffrey Jordan
  • Heterosexuality and Feminist Theory
    • Christine Overall
  • Sexuality Injustice
    • Cheshire Calhoun
  • Against Marriage and Motherhood
    • Claudia Card
  • Power and Sexuality in the Middle East
    • Bruce Dunne
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER FIVE: DISABILITY

  • Introduction
  • Disability, Discrimination, and Fairness
    • David Wasserman
  • (In)Equality, (Ab)normality, and the Americans With Disabilities Act
    • Anita Silvers
  • Uniting the Nation? Disability, Stem Cells, and the Australian Media
    • G. Goggin and C. Newell
  • On the Government of Disability
    • Shelley Tremain
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER SIX: POVERTY AND WELFARE

  • Introduction
  • Homelessness and the Issue of Freedom
    • Jeremy Waldron
  • Reforming the Welfare State: The Case for Basic Income
    • Ingrid Robeyns
  • Norway: The Development Ethic of a Donor Country
    • Asuncion Lera St. Clair
  • The Beautiful, Expanding Future of Poverty: Popular Economics as a Psychological Defense
    • Ashis Nandy
  • Equality Analysis: Local and Global Relations of Power
    • Christine M. Koggel
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

Acknowledgements

Posted on October 29, 2015