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  • Multiculturalism without Cultureby Anne Phillips

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Public opinion in recent years has soured on multiculturalism, due in large part to fears of radical Islam. In Multiculturalism without Culture , Anne Phillips contends that critics misrepresent culture as the explanation of everything individuals from minority and non-Western groups do. She puts forward a defense of multiculturalism that dispenses... more...

  • Our Bodies, Whose Property?by Anne Phillips

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    No one wants to be treated like an object, regarded as an item of property, or put up for sale. Yet many people frame personal autonomy in terms of self-ownership, representing themselves as property owners with the right to do as they wish with their bodies. Others do not use the language of property, but are similarly insistent on the rights of... more...

  • Feminism and Politicsby Anne Phillips

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 54.99

    Feminism challenges both the theory and practice of politics, opening up new ways of thinking about political change. In this latest volume in the Oxford Readings in Feminism series, Anne Phillips brings together twenty outstanding articles dealing with various aspects of feminism and politics, covering political studies, political theory, interests... more...

  • Democracy and Differenceby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    A new emphasis on diversity and difference is displacing older myths of nation or community. A new attention to gender, race, language or religion is disrupting earlier preoccupations with class. But the welcome extended to heterogeneity can bring with it a disturbing fragmentation and closure. Can we develop a vision of democracy through difference:... more...

  • Gender and Cultureby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of cultural difference, leading to ethnic reductionism, cultural stereotyping, and a hierarchy of traditional and modern. In this volume, Anne Phillips firmly... more...

  • Engendering Democracyby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    Democracy is the central political issue of our age, yet debates over its nature and goals rarely engage with feminist concerns. Now that women have the right to vote, they are thought to present no special problems of their own. But despite the seemingly gender-neutral categories of individual or citizen, democratic theory and practice continues to... more...

  • Which Equalities Matterby Anne Phillips

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    Democracy and democratization are now high on the political agenda, but there is growing indifference to the gap between rich and poor. Political equalities matter more than ever, while economic inequality is accepted almost as a fact of life. It is the separation between economic and political that lies at the heart of this book. more...

  • The Politics of Presenceby Anne Phillips

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 69.99

    One of the most hotly-contested debates in contemporary democracy revolves around issues of political presence, and whether the fair representation of disadvantaged groups requires their presence in elected assemblies. Representation as currently understood derives its legitimacy from a politics of ideas, which considers accountability in relation... more...

  • The Politics of the Humanby Anne Phillips

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 20.00

    An elegant and forceful argument that represents the claim to equality as central to the meaning of being human. more...

  • Lark and Termiteby Jayne Anne Phillips

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95

    A rich, many-layered novel from one of our major writers, her first in nine years. Set in the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, it is a story of the power of loss and love, the echoing ramifications of war, family secrets, dreams and ghosts, and the unseen, almost magical bonds that unite and sustain us. At its center: Lark and her brother, Termite,... more...