By Jacqueline Broad,Karen Green

ISBN-10: 0521888174

ISBN-13: 9780521888172

ISBN-10: 1107437210

ISBN-13: 9781107437210

This ground-breaking e-book surveys the heritage of women's political idea in Europe from the overdue medieval interval to the early glossy period. The authors research women's rules approximately subject matters similar to the root of political authority, the easiest kind of political supplier, justifications of obedience and resistance, and ideas of liberty, toleration, sociability, equality, and self-preservation. Women's principles bearing on family among the sexes are mentioned in tandem with their broader political outlooks; and the authors show that the advance of a distinctively sexual politics is mirrored in women's evaluations of marriage, the double normal, and women's exclusion from govt. girls writers also are proven to be indebted to the traditional proposal of political advantage, and to be conscious about being a part of a protracted culture of woman political remark. This paintings might be of great curiosity to political philosophers, historians of principles, and feminist students alike.

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