Canadian Journal of Philosophy 32 (Supplement):219-244 (2002)

Carolyn McLeod
University of Western Ontario
The main aims of the paper are to explain how objectification admits of degrees and why a significant portion of the objectification of women in contemporary Western society - objectification that contributes to their oppression - is what I call "partial objectification." To acknowledge the full range of objectification in women's lives, feminists need a theory of how objectification can be degreed. They need to be able to say that women can be both bosom and legitimate job candidate, both breeder and health care patient, both sex object and intimate partner.
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI cjphil200232Supplement33
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