Thinking Gender in Transnational Times

Gender, Agency, and Coercion

Editors: Madhok, S., Phillips, A., Wilson, K., Hemmings, C. (Eds.)

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Drawing on recent feminist discussions, this collection critically reassesses ideas about agency, exploring the relationship between agency and coercion in greater depth and across a range of disciplinary perspectives and ethical contexts.

About the authors

SAMANTHA ASHENDEN Senior Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK NGAIRE DONAGHUE Associate Professor of Social Psychology in the School of Psychology at Murdoch University, Western Australia, Australia MARY EVANS Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics, UK ROSALIND GILL Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at King's College London, UK CLARE HEMMINGS Professor of Gender Studies and Gender Theory at the London School of Economics, UK MARSHA HENRY Lecturer in Gender, Development and Globalisation at the London School of Economics, UK KIMBERLY HUTCHINGS Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, UK EMILY JACKSON Professor of Law at the London School of Economics, UK AMAL TREACHER KABESH Associate Professor in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham, UK LOIS MCNAY Professor of Political Theory at Oxford University, UK SADIE WEARING Lecturer in Gender, Media and Culture at the London School of Economics, UK HEATHER WIDDOWS Professor of Global Ethics in the Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham, UK

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Madhok, Sumi (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Choosers or Losers? Feminist Ethical and Political Agency in a Plural and Unequal World

    Hutchings, Kimberly

    Pages 14-28

  • The Feminist Subject of Agency: Recognition and Affect in Encounters with ‘the Other’

    Hemmings, Clare (et al.)

    Pages 29-46

  • The Meaning of Agency

    Evans, Mary

    Pages 47-63

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Theory: Political Ontology and Social Weightlessness in Mouffe’s Radical Democracy

    McNay, Lois

    Pages 64-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender, Agency, and Coercion
Editors
  • S. Madhok
  • A. Phillips
  • K. Wilson
  • Clare Hemmings
Series Title
Thinking Gender in Transnational Times
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29561-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137295613
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30032-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33612-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 280
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