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Joan Kennedy Taylor: “We shouldn’t try to have it both ways.”

January 30, 2011 by


From Joan Kennedy Taylor’s Reclaiming the Mainstream: Individualist Feminism Rediscovered (1992): “Feminists know that similarities among people can be an important bond—should we let our desire not to be excluded from the larger world of work and achievement turn into an insistence that people can’t choose to be with their own group? Suppose a feminist […]

Gender Equality Through Technology: Two Perspectives

January 21, 2011 by


In “Feminism and Free Markets: Friends or Foes?” (published by the Heritage Foundation in 1993), Deborah Walker writes: “There are natural differences between men and women and they manifest themselves in different ways. But I would argue that capitalism is responsible for technological advances which have changed the economic order from one in which physical […]

“What’s grown up about free-market feminism?”

January 8, 2011 by


From Deirdre McCloskey’s “Free-Market Feminism 101” in Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 26, No. 3, Summer 2000: “What’s grown up about free-market feminism? Well, it acknowledges the embedded character of economic agents (as the sociologists say) and yet it does not conclude therefore that the capitalist bedding needs to be torn off the bed and thrown […]