Feminist explorations in selfhood, identity and autonomy from a relational perspective.

by Tova Moscoe

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  The concept of a relational self has been prominent in feminism, communitarianism, narrative self theories, and social network theories, and has been important The Network Self book. Relation, Process, and Personal Identity. By Kathleen Wallace. Edition 1st Edition. What effects do contemporary changes in women’s gender identity have on women’s experiences – in their variety and particularity – of becoming a mother? How do these identities accommodate, conflict with, sit well with, the core experience of birth-mothering a new infant, central to which is the asymmetrical demand of care by a. The modern doctor-patient relationship displays a patient-centred, mutual-participation characteristic rather than the former active-passive or guidance-cooperation models in terms of medical decision making. Respecting the wishes of patients, amounting to more than mere concern for their welfare, has become the feature central to certain modern bioethics theories. A group of ethical.   Feminist Metaphysics is the first collection of articles addressing metaphysical issues from a feminist perspective. The essays cover central feminist topics including: the ontology of sex and gender, persons, identity and subjectivity, and the relations among experience, ideology and reality.

mainstream feminism rejects not only the misogynist heritage of positivism but also the maternal. The rejection is due to this feminism’s lingering orientation towards a preferred neoliberal selfhood understood in terms of individualism, and autonomy as an unencumbered capacity for self-direction. To adequately address gendered issues of sexual harassment, wage gaps, and leadership inequities, medical institutions must interrogate medical education. Feminist theories can help to understand how power operates within our classrooms and at the bedside. This scoping review maps the four main ways in which feminist theory has been applied to medical education and medical education research.   Feminist Legal Theory(1) is a collection of previously published essays, and in that literal sense the book contains nothing new. Yet what the book accomplishes by drawing together some of the best scholarship in this field goes beyond its immediate . feminisms and feminist theorists can be contemplated. One of the most common is according to political/ideological orientation. According to this approach, which typically equates “feminism” with “feminist theory,” “liberal feminists” such as Betty Friedan (see Significant Others, p. ), focus on.

It is in understanding selfhood and identity as it relates to power and inequality in social work that new theoretical positions can emerge which help to critically frame and account for structural and individual oppression. As it stands, a critical and robust notion of selfhood is missing from existing social work literature (Dunk-West, b).

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This collection of original essays explores the social and relational dimensions of individual autonomy. Rejecting the feminist charge that autonomy is inherently masculinist, the contributors draw on feminist critiques of autonomy to challenge and enrich contemporary philosophical debates about agency, identity, and moral responsibility.

The essays analyze the complex ways in. Relational Autonomy: Feminist Perspectives on Autonomy, Agency, and the Social Self - Ebook written by Catriona Mackenzie, Natalie Stoljar.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Relational Autonomy: Feminist Perspectives on Autonomy, Agency, and the Social Self.

This article contributes to the critical interrogation of selfhood, autonomy, and autonomous decision making by combining a feminist focus on relational dimensions of selfhood and autonomy with.

Verzameling feministische essays over het concept 'autonomie'. Bevat: Autonomy, social disruption, and women / door Marilyn Friedman; Autonomy and the social self / door Linda Barclay; Feeling crazy: self-worth and the social character of responsibility / door Paul Benson; Autonomy and the feminist intuition / door Natalie Stoljar; Individuals, responsability, and the philosophical imagination.

Feminist relational ethics is informed by a wide body of feminist research, including feminist perspectives on the relational and social constitution of individual identity, on the ethics of care, and on social oppression, power and structural injustice.

16 Feminist relational ethics rejects social atomism and understands persons as embedded in Cited by: 5. Respect for autonomy is a key concept in contemporary bioethics and end-of-life ethics in particular.

Despite this status, an individualistic interpretation of autonomy is being challenged from the perspective of different theoretical traditions.

Many authors claim that the principle of respect for autonomy needs to be reconceptualised starting from a relational viewpoint.

This collection of original essays explores the social and relational dimensions of individual ing the feminist charge that autonomy is inherently masculinist, the contributors draw on feminist critiques of autonomy to challenge and enrich contemporary philosophical debates about agency, identity, and moral responsibility.

The essays analyze the complex ways in which oppression. Get this from a library. Feminist metaphysics: explorations in the ontology of sex, gender and identity. [Charlotte Witt;] -- This volume in feminist philosophy collects papers devoted entirely to the field of feminist metaphysics.

All of the papers will be new and cutting edge. They. Reconsidering Relational Autonomy: A Feminist Approach to Selfhood and the Other in the Thinking of Martin Heidegger. Lauren Freeman - - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of.

Feminist Metaphysics is the first identity and autonomy from a relational perspective. book of articles addressing metaphysical issues from a feminist perspective. The essays cover central feminist topics including: the ontology of sex and gender, persons, identity and subjectivity, and the relations among experience, ideology and reality.

“The Politics of Self‑respect: A Feminist Perspective,” Hypatia, 1 (): 83‑ Opposites Attract,” in Relational Autonomy, edited by Catriona Mackenzie and Natalie Stoljar, Oxford University Press, “Decentralizing Autonomy — Five Faces of Selfhood,” in Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism.

Joel. feminist theory. Weir shows just how pervasive this model of identity is; each chapter of her book analyzes the way identity functions in a particular theorist's work.

The impressive array of feminist theorists that she discusses can be rough-ly grouped into two approaches, psychoanalytic object-relations feminists and poststructuralist feminists. In: Holmes, HB, Purdy, LM, eds.

Feminist Perspectives in Medical Ethics, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, Hers is the first full-scale treatment of biomedical ethics from a feminist perspective.

In it Sherwin attempts to offer an eclectic feminist perspective that is agnostic to ongoing debates within feminist theory. Introduction to the Network Self2. The Relational Process Self: The Cumulative Network Model3. Identity and the Network Self4. Fusion and Fission: Thought Experiments, Persons and Personal Identity5.

First Person Perspective and Reflexive Selves6. Autonomy and the Network Self7. Responsibility and the Network Self: Series Title. Abstract Over the past two decades, academic feminism has differentiated and fragmented substantially in light of a wide range of new approaches in theory.

This overview and assessment of the wide, diverse, and changing field of feminist theory gives particular attention to contestations surrounding the political theorizing of gender, identity, and subjectivity.

Three divergent and. Discussants assume, in ascribing autonomy to individuals, a “self” that is capable of acting, that this self has a coherent and sustained identity over time, and that the actor is “truly” or “deeply” herself in acting. A capacity for unimpaired critical self-reflection is included in standard accounts of autonomy as well.

About the Book Although the feminist debate on the ethics of care has demonstrated that philosophical concepts are gender-laden, the relation of care to justice and autonomy is not self- explanatory. Moreover, given its Western context, the normative relevance of the care debate to non-Western feminisms remains problematic.

This book addresses this debate and investigates the extent to which. The concept of a relational self has been prominent in feminism, communitarianism, narrative self theories, and social network theories, and has been important to theorizing about practical dimensions of selfhood.

However, it has been largely ignored in traditional philosophical theories of personal identity, which have been dominated by psychological and animal theories of the self.

This book. The first is the idea that the value of autonomy is grounded in the value of an agent’s first-person perspective or her perspectival identity. Thus she suggests that ’an ideal of personal autonomy is based on the presumption that there is value in a life lived in accord with the perspective.

Part 4 The Politics and Law of Kinship, Intimacy and Care: This is not your father's autonomy: lesbian and gay rights from a feminist and relational perspective, Carlos A. Ball-- Compulsory matrimony, Ruthann Robson-- From paternafare to marriage promotion: sexual regulation and welfare reform, Anna Marie Smith-- Transgressive caretaking, Laura.

Practical Identity and Narrative Agency, co-edited with Kim Atkins, (Routledge: New York & London, ). Relational Autonomy: Feminist Perspectives on Autonomy, Agency and the Social Self, (New York: Oxford University Press, ).

(co-edited with Natalie Stoljar) Current Book Projects. Request PDF | How Relational Selfhood Rearranges the Debate between Feminists and Confucians | In this chapter we look at selfhood in contemporary Confucianism and feminism. We will argue that. Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations is a groundbreaking collection that brings together leading scholars in contemporary legal theory.

The volume explores, at times contentiously, convergences and departures among a variety of feminist and queer political projects. She is co-editor of several volumes, including Relational Autonomy: Feminist Perspectives on Autonomy, Agency, and the Social Self (OUP, ), Practical Identity and Narrative Agency (Routledge, ), Emotions, Imagination and Moral Reasoning (Psychology Press, ) and Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy (OUP, ).

Hollway: Gender and Maternal Identities 3 through Griselda Pollock’s scholarly and accessible introduction. It changed my way of seeing. • The matrixial account of the difference between femininem (feminine to the power of the matrixial) and femininep (feminine to the power of the phallus).

This provided me with a non-dualistic account of women’s gender that pre. Ageism within the context of care has attracted increasing attention in recent years. Similarly, autonomy has developed into a prominent concept within health care law and ethics.

This paper explores the way that ageism, understood as a set of negative attitudes about old age or older people, may impact on an older person’s ability to make maximally autonomous decisions within. They have also been concerned to develop a relational notion of autonomy, to consider the limitations of free choice, and to foreground justice in their analysis.

Finally, feminist theorists, including feminist bioethicists, have developed complex and sophisticated analyses of embodiment, alienation and identity. The starting point of this work is our systematic review on relational autonomy in end-of-life literature [].This review showed that relational autonomy is used as a negative concept, one that reacts against the ‘mainstream interpretation’ Footnote 1 of the principle of respect for autonomy.

A positive development of ‘relational autonomy’ is lacking in the context of end-of-life care. of autonomy and feminist critiques of autonomy. Walker's essay, "Picking Up Pieces: Lives, Stories, Integrity," is a wonderful example of contempo-rary feminist moral philosophy, while Church's "Ownership and the Body" provides a thought-provoking analysis of bodily integrity.

Of the other essays, I found those by Allen, Meyers, and Kittay the most. Roger C. Katz, Patti Lou Watkins, in Comprehensive Clinical Psychology, Eclectic models. Walker () described an eclectic approach called survivor therapy which has its origins in feminist therapy theory and trauma theory.

Her emphasis is on treating female victims. The primary goal of the approach is meeting the individual's safety needs. The dual perspective played on in the title of my subsequent book Knowing Mothers () required a continual exploration of the researchers’ knowing, through reflexive methodology (for example Elliott, Ryan and Hollway ), in addition to the detailed attention to new mothers’ situated experience, elicited not solely through language.

A relational approach to autonomy refers to the way in which social conditions and relationships shape a person’s self-identity and capacity in decision-making. This article provides an empirical account of how treatment choices for women undergoing breast diseases care are fostered within the dynamics of their relationships with clinicians, family members, and other aspects of their .Feminism's Identity Crisis.

as distinct from the cautious exploration of women's issues in the middle-class Redbook, confirms a canard about feminism—that it is the province of upper-income.