1st Edition

Transformations Recollective Imagination and Sexual Difference

By Drucilla Cornell Copyright 1993

    In a unique rethinking of political transformation, Drucilla Cornell argues for the crucial role of psychoanalysis in social theory in voicing connection between our constitution as gendered subjects and social and political change.

    Introduction: The Subject of Transformation; Chapter 1 “Convention” and Critique; Chapter 2 Pragmatism, Recollective Imagination, and Transformative Legal Interpretation; Chapter 3 “Disastrologies”; Chapter 4 The Doubly-Prized World: Myth, Allegory, and the Feminine; Chapter 5 Sexual Difference, the Feminine, and Equivalency; Chapter 6 Sex-Discrimination Law and Equivalent Rights; Chapter 7 Gender Hierarchy, Equality, and the Possibility of Democracy; Chapter 8 What Takes Place in the Dark;