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Terrell Carver

formulation of predictions and a search for causal factors of explanation. As with the industrial technologies that developed in conjunction with the progress of the natural sciences, so there were policy-orientated and therapeutic practices that developed from the social sciences. These ranged from bureaucratised teacher training and mass education to social work and psychoanalysis, as new ‘knowledges’ were conceptualised and

in Political concepts
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Judith Squires

: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender (Berkeley, CA, University of California Press, 1978); M. O’Brien, The Politics of Reproduction (London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1983). 8 K. Green, The Woman of Reason. Feminism, Humanism and Political Thought (Cam-bridge, Polity Press, 1995); A. Jaggar, ‘Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology’, in

in Political concepts
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Kevin Harrison and Tony Boyd

rearing, allowing men to concentrate on meeting the demands of the capitalist system. Marxist feminist Juliet Mitchell, in Woman’s Estate (1971) and Psychoanalysis and Feminism (1974), argues that female oppression in capitalist society is not just economic, but involves many aspects of psychology and culture that can and must be changed. Socialist feminism is open to criticism from a

in Understanding political ideas and movements
Simone de Beauvoir and a Global Theory of Feminist Recognition
Monica Mookherjee

of diversity. While Beauvoir distinguishes in The Second Sex the twentieth-century Western woman from the African slave of the past ( 1972 : 145), she could not, in fairness, have anticipated the range of diversity that feminist cosmopolitans encounter today. Moreover, even within her own context, her sweeping survey of women in history, literature and psychoanalysis

in Recognition and Global Politics
Martha Graham, dance and politics
Dana Mills

a reinterpretation of the story from the point of view not of the hero but of what Marni Thomas Wood calls ‘Graham’s anti heroines’ (Wood 2012). Here, again, she continues Duncan’s revolution in bringing the female body centre stage, while reading the Western canon against its grain. Premiered in 1947, the piece has been the subject of many debates about the role that feminism, psychoanalysis and, specifically, feminine subjectivity in Greek tragedy plays in Graham’s work.4 This piece was exemplary of Graham’s choreographic uniqueness:  the ability to present an

in Dance and politics
Robert Fine and Philip Spencer

Marxist tradition, widely conceived, was that developed by Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno. Their work on antisemitism may usefully be read as an engagement with and critique of the Marxist orthodoxy. Like the rest of their colleagues in the Frankfurt School, they were initially reluctant to make antisemitism a central focus of their research, and even as they deployed new methods of enquiry – designed to integrate insights from psychoanalysis into a Marxist

in Antisemitism and the left