Category: parity

“Archaic and Libertine France”

Posted by luno in rape, political philosophy, parity, philosophy and sex, male criminality (Tuesday August 1, 2006 at 1:24 pm)
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Notes on:
Sylviane Agacinski, Parity of the Sexes.
131
Though in many ways “modern” in its sophistication regarding sexual mores and the appreciation of one sex for the character of the other, France still seems to have marked out the sphere of public power for men.
132
Private morality is never brought up to qualify a public one. [The Clinton-Lewinsky […]

“Equality”

Posted by luno in political philosophy, parity, sex differences (Tuesday August 1, 2006 at 12:10 pm)
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Notes on:
Sylviane Agacinski, Parity of the Sexes.
139
The hard pedestal of anatomical and physiological differences suggests, perhaps, types of behavior linked to the search for pleasure or parental drives, but it can program nothing on the institutional, legal, or social orders.
I would like to emphasize, in addition, that equality must not be confused with identity. To […]

“Parity”

Posted by luno in political philosophy, parity (Monday July 31, 2006 at 12:54 pm)
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Notes on:
Sylviane Agacinski, Parity of the Sexes.
153
Hubertine Auclert wrote in 1880 on not being permitted to vote: “I leave to the men who enjoy the power to govern the privilege of paying the taxes they vote for and distribute as they please…. I have no rights, thus I have no burden. I do not vote, […]

 
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