Part One. From the Aesthetic to the Moral Sphere.
1. Autobiographies and Biographies: the Construction of Women's Identity.
2. Communicative Rationality: Between Spheres of Validity.
3. Feminism as an Illocutionary Model.
4. Autonomy and Authenticity as Textures of the Moral Subject.
5. Narrative Cultural Interweavings: Between Facts and Fiction.
Part Two. From the Moral to the Political Sphere.
6. Justice and Solidarity: Women in the Public Sphere.
7. The Moral Foundation of Recognition: A Critical Revision of Three Models.
8. Feminist Models of Recognition: Problems of Multiculturalism.
* Includes a systematic re-interpretation of the work of Jurgen Habermas, Hannah Arendt and recent feminist debates about the relevance of their work.
* Clearly and accessibly written, the book draws on a number of sources taking stock of contemporary feminist work in social science, history, literature, jurisprudence and philosophy.
* It will appeal to a wide range of readers including those interested in feminism and literary theory to philosophers of justice.