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Feminist interpretations of Alexis de Tocqueville /

"Explores the relationship of the life and work of Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) to modern feminisms, especially as they pertain to the analysis of gender, sex, sexuality, race, class, ethnicity, nationality, and colonialism"--Provided by publisher.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Locke, Jill, 1969-, Botting, Eileen Hunt, 1971-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2009.
Series:Re-reading the canon.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction.
  • To Tocqueville and Beyond /
  • Jill Locke and Eileen Hunt Botting
  • 1.
  • Beyond the Bon Menage: Tocqueville and the Paradox of Liberal Citoyennes /
  • Cheryl B. Welch
  • 2.
  • Democracy's Family Values /
  • Laura Janara
  • 3.
  • Tocqueville and the Feminization of the Bourgeoisie /
  • Dana Villa
  • 4.
  • A Family Resemblance: Tocqueville and Wollstonecraftian Protofeminism /
  • Eileen Hunt Botting
  • 5.
  • Aristocratic Mourning: Tocqueville, John Quincy Adams, and the Affairs of Andrew Jackson /
  • Jill Locke
  • 6.
  • Sympathy, Equality, and Consent: Tocqueville and Harriet Martineau on Women and Democracy in America /
  • Lisa Pace Vetter
  • 7.
  • Tocqueville's American Woman and "The True Conception of Democratic Progress" /
  • Delba Winthrop
  • 8.
  • Toward a Generative Theory of Equality /
  • Kathleen S. Sullivan
  • 9.
  • Imperial Fathers and Favorite Sons: J. S. Mill, Alexis de Tocqueville, and Nineteenth-Century Visions of Empire /
  • Richard Boyd
  • 10.
  • Tocqueville, Black Writers, and American Ethnology: Rethinking the Foundations of Whiteness Studies /
  • Alvin B. Tillery Jr.
  • 11.
  • The Separate Spheres Paradox: Habitual Inattention and Democratic Citizenship /
  • Jocelyn M. Boryczka
  • 12.
  • Tocqueville's Authority: Feminism and Reform "Between Government and Civil Society" /
  • Barbara Cruikshank
  • Annotated Bibliography on Alexis de Tocqueville and Gender, Feminism, and Race /
  • Christine Carey.