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Why Won’t He Clean? Sharing Authority Might be Part of the Problem

The Atlantic, as always, weighed in on the Mommy Wars today, in the wake of the publication of Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In.  It has a nice, crowd-sourced, hook: I asked a few ambitious, heterosexual working mothers I know to send … Continue reading

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Another Dead, White, Male Feminist

Not only was I unaware of  Condercet’s feminism, I was equally unaware of Mill’s.  I think there is a t-shirt opportunity here. You can read the text here, a review by LonerGrrrl here, or, if you prefer, the Wikipedia entry.

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Condercet on Women’s Rights

While preparing for class I learned something tonight I hadn’t known.  Condorcet, one of those pesky enlightenment thinkers who is foundational to modern rational choice theorists is viewed by many to have been the first to publicly make an explicit … Continue reading

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