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An evolutionary approach to feminist economics: Two different models of caring

Himmelweit, Susan (2003). An evolutionary approach to feminist economics: Two different models of caring. In: Barker, Drucilla and Kuiper, Edith eds. Toward a feminist philosophy of economics. Economics as social theory. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 247–265.

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Abstract

About the book: Feminist economists have demonstrated that interrogating hierarchies based on gender, ethnicity, class and nation results in an economics that is biased and more faithful to empirical evidence than are mainstream accounts.
This rigorous and comprehensive book examines many of the central philosophical questions and themes in feminist economics including
· History of economics
· Feminist science studies
· Identity and agency
· Caring labor
· Postcolonialism and postmodernism.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-415-28387-6, 978-0-415-28387-8
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Economics
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 4675
Depositing User: Users 13 not found.
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4675
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