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Call # HQ1206 .S9 2002
Title The subject of care : feminist perspectives on dependency / [edited by] Eva Feder Kittay and Ellen K. Feder
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2002
Book Cover


Descript. ix, 382 p. ; 24 cm
Series Feminist constructions
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Feminism
Child welfare -- United States
Mother and child -- United States
Caregivers -- Family relationships
Family services -- United States
Alt Author Kittay, Eva Feder
Feder, Ellen K
OCLC # 50291050
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Ellen K. Feder, Eva Feder Kittay1
Pt. IContesting the "Independent Man" 
1A Genealogy of Dependency: Tracing a Keyword of the U.S. Welfare State / Nancy Fraser, Linda Gordon14
2Autonomy, Welfare Reform, and Meaningful Work / Iris Marion Young40
3Dependency and Choice: The Two Faces of Eve / Rickie Solinger61
Pt. IILegal and Economic Relations in the Face of Dependency 
4The Right to Care / Robin West88
5Subsidized Lives and the Ideology of Efficiency / Martha T. McCluskey115
6Dependency Work, Women, and the Global Economy / Ofelia Schutte138
Pt. IIIJust Social Arrangement and Familial Responsibility for Dependency 
7Justice and the Labor of Care / Diemut Grace Bubeck160
8The Future of Feminist Liberalism / Martha C. Nussbaum186
9Masking Dependency: The Political Role of Family Rhetoric / Martha L. A. Fineman215
Pt. IVDependency Care in Cases of Specific Vulnerability 
10The Decasualization of Eldercare / Robert E. Goodin, Diane Gibson246
11When Caring Is Just and Justice Is Caring: Justice and Mental Retardation / Eva Feder Kittay257
12Poverty, Race, and the Distortion of Dependency: The Case of Kinship Care / Dorothy E. Roberts277
13"Doctor's Orders": Parents and Intersexed Children / Ellen K. Feder294
Pt. VDependency, Subjectivity, and Identity 
14Subjectivity as Responsivity: The Ethical Implications of Dependency / Kelly Oliver322
15"Race" and the Labor of Identity / Elizabeth V. Spelman334
16Dependence of Place, Dependence in Place / Bonnie Mann348
 About the Contributors379