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Review Symposium Politics & Gender, 14 (2018), e18, 1–28. Symposium Review: 25th Anniversary of Moral Boundaries by Joan Tronto Moral Boundaries: A Political Argument for an Ethic of Care.By Joan Tronto. New York: Routledge, 1993. 242 pp. $173.00 (hardcover), $53.95 (paperback). Introduction: On the Politics and Scholarship of Care Timothy Kaufman-Osborn Book Review Editor Whitman College The year 2018 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of publication of Joan Tronto’s Moral Boundaries: A Political Argument for an Ethic of Care. The argument advanced by Tronto in Moral Boundaries represented a significant intervention in feminist scholarship on the question of care and its provision, principally because it called our attention to the political contexts within which this work is always conducted. In this symposium, we have asked contributors to revisit Tronto’s contribution with an eye toward assessing the current state of our theoretical as well as political engagement with the question of “social reproduction” in its many forms. This symposium concludes with a response by Tronto to her interlocutors. For those who are unfamiliar with this path-breaking book or who have not read it recently, Moral Boundaries opens with a question: “What would it mean in late twentieth century American society to take seriously, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Politics & Gender Cambridge University Press

Review Symposium

Politics & Gender , Volume 14 (4): 1 – Nov 28, 2018

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Cambridge University Press
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Copyright © The Women and Politics Research Section of the American Political Science Association 2018 
ISSN
1743-9248
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1743-923X
DOI
10.1017/S1743923X18000417
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Politics & Gender, 14 (2018), e18, 1–28. Symposium Review: 25th Anniversary of Moral Boundaries by Joan Tronto Moral Boundaries: A Political Argument for an Ethic of Care.By Joan Tronto. New York: Routledge, 1993. 242 pp. $173.00 (hardcover), $53.95 (paperback). Introduction: On the Politics and Scholarship of Care Timothy Kaufman-Osborn Book Review Editor Whitman College The year 2018 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of publication of Joan Tronto’s Moral Boundaries: A Political Argument for an Ethic of Care. The argument advanced by Tronto in Moral Boundaries represented a significant intervention in feminist scholarship on the question of care and its provision, principally because it called our attention to the political contexts within which this work is always conducted. In this symposium, we have asked contributors to revisit Tronto’s contribution with an eye toward assessing the current state of our theoretical as well as political engagement with the question of “social reproduction” in its many forms. This symposium concludes with a response by Tronto to her interlocutors. For those who are unfamiliar with this path-breaking book or who have not read it recently, Moral Boundaries opens with a question: “What would it mean in late twentieth century American society to take seriously,

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Politics & GenderCambridge University Press

Published: Nov 28, 2018

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