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By M. Johanna Meehan

This crucial new assortment considers Jurgen Habermas's discourse idea from numerous feminist vantage issues. Feminist students were attracted to Habermas's paintings since it displays a convention of emancipatory political considering rooted within the Enlightenment and engages with the normative goals of emancipatory social routine. The essays in Feminists learn Habermas research a number of facets of Habermas's paintings, starting from his ethical thought to political problems with identification and participation. The participants percentage a conviction concerning the capability value of Habermas's paintings for feminist reflections on strength, norms and subjectivity.

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9, Nos. 1 and 2 (1987), pp. 100-14. , Rethinking the Family: Some Feminist Questions (New York and London: Longman, 1982). Also, Michele Barrett and Mary McIntosh, The Anti-Social Family (London: Verso, 1982). 18. Habermas, Theory of Communicative Action, Vol. I, pp. 85-86, 88-90, 101, 104-105; Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns, Vol. II, p. 179; McCarthy, "Translator's Introduction," pp. ix, xxx. In presenting the distinction between normatively-secured and comunicatively-achieved action, I am again modifying, or rather stabilizing, the variable usage of Theory of Communicative Action.

9, Nos. 1 and 2 (1987), pp. 100-14. , Rethinking the Family: Some Feminist Questions (New York and London: Longman, 1982). Also, Michele Barrett and Mary McIntosh, The Anti-Social Family (London: Verso, 1982). 18. Habermas, Theory of Communicative Action, Vol. I, pp. 85-86, 88-90, 101, 104-105; Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns, Vol. II, p. 179; McCarthy, "Translator's Introduction," pp. ix, xxx. In presenting the distinction between normatively-secured and comunicatively-achieved action, I am again modifying, or rather stabilizing, the variable usage of Theory of Communicative Action.

Also, Barbara J. Nelson, "Women's Poverty and Women's Citizenship: Some Political Consequences of Economic Marginality," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 10, 2 (1985); Steven P. , Families, Politics and Public Policies: A Feminist Dialogue on Women and the State. , Working Women and Families. (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1979) and "Toil and Trouble: Women Workers and Unemployment Compensation," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 10, 3 (1985), pp. 439-59; Barbara Ehrenreich and Frances Fox Piven, "The Feminization of Poverty," Dissent, Spring 1984, pp.

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