skip to content
Women and children first : feminism, rhetoric, and public policy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Women and children first : feminism, rhetoric, and public policy

Author: Sharon M Meagher; Patrice DiQuinzio
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2005.
Series: SUNY series in gender theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"This diverse collection explores the rhetoric of a wide range of public policies that propose "to put women and children first," including homeland security, school violence, gun control, medical intervention of intersex infants, and policies that aim to distinguish "good" from "bad" mothers. Using various feminist philosophical analyses, the contributors uncover a logic of paternalistic treatment of women and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon M Meagher; Patrice DiQuinzio
ISBN: 079146539X 9780791465394 0791465403 9780791465400
OCLC Number: 56903738
Description: vii, 263 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: women and children first / Patrice DiQuinzio and Sharon M. Meagher --
Homeland security and the co-optation of feminist discourse / Elizabeth F. Randol --
Unsanctioned (bedroom) commitments: the 2000 U.S. Census discourse around cohabitation and single-motherhood / Kirsten Isgro --
Enemies of the state: poor white mothers and the discourse of universal human rights / Jennifer A. Reich --
Fixing sex: medical discourse and the management of intersex / Ellen K. Feder --
Social melancholy, shame, and sublimation / Kelly Oliver --
Predators and protectors: the rhetoric of school violence / Sharon M. Meagher --
Battered Woman Syndrome: locating the subject amidst the advocacy / Sally J. Scholz --
Bad mothers as "brown" mothers in western Canadian policy discourse: substance-abusing mothers and sexually exploited girls / Norma L. Buydens --
Behind bars or up on a pedestal: motherhood and fetal harm / Tricha Shivas and Sonya Charles --
(M)others, biopolitics, and the Gulf War / Tina Managhan --
Love and reason in the public sphere: maternalist civic engagement and the dilemma of difference / Patrice DiQuinzio.
Series Title: SUNY series in gender theory.
Responsibility: edited by Sharon M. Meagher and Patrice DiQuinzio.
More information:

Abstract:

"This diverse collection explores the rhetoric of a wide range of public policies that propose "to put women and children first," including homeland security, school violence, gun control, medical intervention of intersex infants, and policies that aim to distinguish "good" from "bad" mothers. Using various feminist philosophical analyses, the contributors uncover a logic of paternalistic treatment of women and children that purports to protect them but almost always also disempowers them and sometimes harms them. This logic is widespread in contemporary popular policy discourse and affects the way that people understand and respond to social and political issues. Contributors rethink basic philosophical assumptions concerning subjectivity, difference, and dualistic logic in order to read the rhetoric of contemporary public policy discourse and develop new ways of talking and acting in the policy domain."--Jacket.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56903738> # Women and children first : feminism, rhetoric, and public policy
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "56903738" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Place/albany> ; # Albany
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/theorie_feministe> ; # Théorie féministe
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/feminismus> ; # Feminismus
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204310> ; # Canada.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Place/kanada> ; # Kanada.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122738> ; # Social policy
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/meres_protection_assistance_etc_canada> ; # Mères--Protection, assistance, etc.--Canada
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922816> ; # Feminist theory
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/meres_politique_gouvernementale_etats_unis> ; # Mères--Politique gouvernementale--États-Unis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Event/since_1993> ; # Since 1993
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/sozialpolitik> ; # Sozialpolitik
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/meres_protection_assistance_etc_etats_unis> ; # Mères--Protection, assistance, etc.--États-Unis
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.4201/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/femmes_politique_gouvernementale_etats_unis> ; # Femmes--Politique gouvernementale--États-Unis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Place/canada> ; # Canada
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Place/etats_unis> ; # États-Unis
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/1867305> ; # Sharon M. Meagher
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/115706394> ; # Patrice DiQuinzio
   schema:copyrightYear "2005" ;
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:description "Introduction: women and children first / Patrice DiQuinzio and Sharon M. Meagher -- Homeland security and the co-optation of feminist discourse / Elizabeth F. Randol -- Unsanctioned (bedroom) commitments: the 2000 U.S. Census discourse around cohabitation and single-motherhood / Kirsten Isgro -- Enemies of the state: poor white mothers and the discourse of universal human rights / Jennifer A. Reich -- Fixing sex: medical discourse and the management of intersex / Ellen K. Feder -- Social melancholy, shame, and sublimation / Kelly Oliver -- Predators and protectors: the rhetoric of school violence / Sharon M. Meagher -- Battered Woman Syndrome: locating the subject amidst the advocacy / Sally J. Scholz -- Bad mothers as "brown" mothers in western Canadian policy discourse: substance-abusing mothers and sexually exploited girls / Norma L. Buydens -- Behind bars or up on a pedestal: motherhood and fetal harm / Tricha Shivas and Sonya Charles -- (M)others, biopolitics, and the Gulf War / Tina Managhan -- Love and reason in the public sphere: maternalist civic engagement and the dilemma of difference / Patrice DiQuinzio."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/795508152> ;
   schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Series/suny_series_in_gender_theory> ; # SUNY series in gender theory.
   schema:name "Women and children first : feminism, rhetoric, and public policy"@en ;
   schema:productID "56903738" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/56903738#PublicationEvent/albany_state_university_of_new_york_press_2005> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Agent/state_university_of_new_york_press> ; # State University of New York Press
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/56903738#Review/-2089536462> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip052/2004024569.html> ;
   schema:url <http://hdl.handle.net/1951/29159> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780791465394> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780791465400> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA567755> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/56903738> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Agent/state_university_of_new_york_press> # State University of New York Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "State University of New York Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Series/suny_series_in_gender_theory> # SUNY series in gender theory.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56903738> ; # Women and children first : feminism, rhetoric, and public policy
   schema:name "SUNY series in gender theory." ;
   schema:name "SUNY series in gender theory" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/femmes_politique_gouvernementale_etats_unis> # Femmes--Politique gouvernementale--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Femmes--Politique gouvernementale--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/meres_politique_gouvernementale_etats_unis> # Mères--Politique gouvernementale--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mères--Politique gouvernementale--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/meres_protection_assistance_etc_canada> # Mères--Protection, assistance, etc.--Canada
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mères--Protection, assistance, etc.--Canada"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/meres_protection_assistance_etc_etats_unis> # Mères--Protection, assistance, etc.--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mères--Protection, assistance, etc.--États-Unis"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795508152#Topic/theorie_feministe> # Théorie féministe
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Théorie féministe"@en ;
    .

<http://hdl.handle.net/1951/29159>
   rdfs:comment "To read click here, then click view/open." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122738> # Social policy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social policy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204310> # Canada.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Canada." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922816> # Feminist theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Feminist theory"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/115706394> # Patrice DiQuinzio
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1955" ;
   schema:familyName "DiQuinzio" ;
   schema:givenName "Patrice" ;
   schema:name "Patrice DiQuinzio" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/1867305> # Sharon M. Meagher
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Meagher" ;
   schema:givenName "Sharon M." ;
   schema:name "Sharon M. Meagher" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780791465394>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "079146539X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780791465394" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780791465400>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0791465403" ;
   schema:isbn "9780791465400" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/56903738#Review/-2089536462>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56903738> ; # Women and children first : feminism, rhetoric, and public policy
   schema:reviewBody ""This diverse collection explores the rhetoric of a wide range of public policies that propose "to put women and children first," including homeland security, school violence, gun control, medical intervention of intersex infants, and policies that aim to distinguish "good" from "bad" mothers. Using various feminist philosophical analyses, the contributors uncover a logic of paternalistic treatment of women and children that purports to protect them but almost always also disempowers them and sometimes harms them. This logic is widespread in contemporary popular policy discourse and affects the way that people understand and respond to social and political issues. Contributors rethink basic philosophical assumptions concerning subjectivity, difference, and dualistic logic in order to read the rhetoric of contemporary public policy discourse and develop new ways of talking and acting in the policy domain."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.