Globalizing Feminist Ethics

Hypatia 13 (2):7 - 31 (1998)

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Alison Jaggar
University of Colorado, Boulder
Abstract
The feminist conception of discourse offered below differs from classical discourse ethics. Arguing that inequalities of power are even more conspicuous in global than in local contexts, I note that a global discourse community seems to be emerging among feminists, and I explore the role played by small communities in feminism's attempts to reconcile a commitment to open discussion, on the one hand, with a recognition of the realities of power inequalities, on the other
Keywords Feminism  Women  Third World  Morality  Discourse communities  Global feminism  International community  Violence against women  Womens rights
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DOI 10.1111/j.1527-2001.1998.tb01223.x
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