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Description - Love's Labor by Eva Feder Kittay

This fascinating study of women carers explores the significance of dependency work by analyzing John Rawls' influential liberal theory and two examples of public policy - welfare reform and family leave - to show how both theory and policy fail women when they miss the centrality of dependency to questions of justice. A vision of an equal society is required, one which recognizes that those who care for others require the support of the larger community.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415904131
ISBN-10: 0415904137
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Eva Feder Kittay

Eva Kittay is Professor of Philosophy at SUNY Stony Brook. She is the co-editor of both Metaphor, Women and Moral Theory (1990), and Frames, Fields and Contrasts (1992).

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