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Enacting Pleasure: A Response to Carol Gilligan’s New Map of Love

by Lizzy Cooper Davis,Peggy Cooper Davis

Publisher: Seagull Books

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With the publication of In a Different Voice, Carol Gilligan made the altogether obvious but nonetheless controversial claim that a psychology of male development could not suffice as a psychology of human development. Since the publication of that revolutionary book, Gilligan has been recognized as a pioneer of feminist thought, but often vilified as an essentialist and a proponent of difference. In Enacting Pleasure, a distinguished group of artists and scholars explores the personal and political implications of Gilligan’s account of pleasure and the human psyche. The contributors to this volume come to Gilligan’s work with a wide-range of perspectives—from those who view her ideas as Eurocentric, heterocentric, Freudian, or anti-Freudian to others who see it among the most advanced theories in neuroscience and human biology as well as a blueprint for progressive politics. As a whole, this diverse collection stands as a meditation on the role that love plays in psychology, art, and politics.

Details of the book

Book :
Enacting Pleasure: A Response to Carol Gilligan’s New Map of Love
Book ID :
3995
Author :
Lizzy Cooper Davis,Peggy Cooper Davis
ISBN 13 :
9781906497699
Year of Publication :
2010
Edition :
First
Publisher :
Seagull Books
Binding :
Hardcover
Pages :
300
Weight :
1 kg

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