Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law is a book by feminist academic Catharine MacKinnon. The book is a collection of essays by MacKinnon. FEMINISM AND LEGAL THEORY. FEMINISM UNMODIFIED. By Catharine A. MacKinnon.I Cambridge,. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. Pp. Catharine A. MacKinnon, in full Catharine Alice MacKinnon, (born Oct. 7, , Feminism Unmodified (), documented as one of the most widely cited.

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Although many of her positions met with opposition, MacKinnon was an influential legal theorist, helping to transform legal education by calling attention to issues affecting women and transforming the law for women globally by opening the legal system to their injuries and exposing the gendered basis of sex crimes. She continues further and looks at how members of gendered class male define the sexuality of members of gendered class woman until we do not know what our sexuality really is.

MacKinnon, noted feminist and legal scholar, explores and develops her original theories and practical proposals on sexual politics and law.

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Please try again later. With a New Appendix, a Response to Critics. The United Nations UN …. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. With rigor and irony MacKinnon teaches us what feminism—unmodified by cowardice or by disassociation from other women—is, what it sounds like, and what its goals ffeminism.


Contact our editors with your feedback. Her work was instrumental in establishing the legal claim that then grew into her first book, Sexual Harassment of Working Women: It may, however, make us think, and challenge, and possibly act. During the s MacKinnon served as visiting professor at a number of law schools, including Osgoode Hall part of York University in Torontothe University of Chicagoand HarvardStanfordand Yale universities, before being hired with tenure at the University of Michigan Law School in She skillfully examines issues of the first amendment vs pornography and aptly illustrates how the Bill of Rights is becoming a legal repository for male priviledge.

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The Sexual Politics of the First Amendment. This eloquent book is a collection of insightful orations given by Ms. Gender Studies Share This. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Discourses on Life and Law Catharine A. MacKinnon offers a unique retrospective on the law of sexual harassment, which she designed and has worked for a decade to establish, and a prospectus on the law of pornography, which she proposes to change in the next ten years.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. MacKinnon Snippet view – Through these engaged works on issues such as rape, abortion, athletics, sexual harassment, and pornography, MacKinnon seeks feminism on its own terms, unconstrained by the limits of prior traditions.

Pages with related products. Learn more about Amazon Prime. She argues that viewing gender as a matter of sameness and difference–as virtually all existing theory and law have done–covers up the reality of gender, which is a system of social hierarchy, an imposed inequality of power. It should have a significant impact on thinking about sex discrimination and on social and legal thought more generally.

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I commend her book most vigorously to many who question as well as those who accept her position. Authentic in voice, sweeping in scope, startling in clarity, urgent, never compromised and often visionary, these discourses advance a new theory of catharind inequality and imagine new possibilities for social change.

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She reveals a political system of male dominance and female subordination that sexualizes power for men and powerlessness for women.