The Politics of Paradox: A Response to Wendy Brown

Constellations 7 (2):242-254 (2000)

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Annabelle Lever
SciencesPo, Paris
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What role should rights play in feminist politics and the quest for equality? This article examines Wendy Brown's response to that question in her 'suffering rights as paradoxes' and shows that for all its merits, it draws our attention away from the central question of how to describe women's interests, given the many differences amongst women.
Keywords sexual equality, women, rights, sexual harrassment, formal equality, substantive equality, interests  Wendy Brown, Marx, Catherine MacKinnon, Kimberle Crenshaw, Hohfeld
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DOI 10.1111/1467-8675.00184
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