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Areas of specialization: Political Philosophy, Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Feminist Theory.
Areas of competence: Ethics and Public Policy, Ethical Theory, Professional Ethics, Environmental Ethics.
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, September 2003-June 2004
Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa, April 2003
Visiting Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, May - June 1998
Conference Fellow, Humanities Research Center, Australian National University, August 1997.
Fellow, Center for Human Values, Princeton University, September 1996 to May 1997, project entitled, "Democracy and the Politics of Inclusion."
Research Fellow, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa; sponsored by Prof. H.P. Loetter, Philosophy Department, Rand Afrikaans University, June-July 1996.
Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Johann Wolfgang Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, Summer term, 1995.
Distinguished Woman Philosopher of the Year, Society for Women in Philosophy, December 1994.
American Council of Learned Societies, research grant, January to July 1994, project entitled, "Communicative Democracy."
Visiting Fellow, Research School of Social Science, Australian National University, May - July 1993.
Visiting Distinguished Scholar, Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand, May 1993.
Grant of $2000 from the Maurice Falk Medial Foundation to support a conference on Feminist Ethics and Social Policy.
American Political Science Association Victoria Schuck award for the best book on women and politics published in 1990.
American Council of Learned Societies, research grant, August 1986 to July 1987, to work on Justice and the Politics of Difference.
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, City University of New York, Summer 1980, seminar, "Themes in Cross-Cultural Analysis of Women and Society," Eleanor Leacock, Director, Department of Anthropology.
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship in Residence for College Teachers, University of Chicago, 1978-79; seminar, "Philosophical and Historical Foundations of the Social Sciences," Donald N. Levine, Director, Department of Sociology.
B.A. with Honors in Philosophy, Queens College, 1970.
M.A. in Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1972.
Ph.D. in Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1974.
Dissertation: "From Anonymity to Speech: A Reading of Wittgenstein's Later Writing," John M. Anderson, Director.
Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany, Spring 1995.
Professor of Public and International Affairs, 1993 - 1999; Director of Doctoral Studies, 1994 - 1996.
Associate Professor of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, 1990 – 1993.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1984 - 1990.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1980 - 1984.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Miami University, Ohio, 1976 - 1980.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1975 - 1976
Theories of Equality, Global Justice, Foucault on Discipline and Governmentality, Ethics and Public Policy, Gender, Race and Public Policy, Environmental Ethics, Ethics in International Affairs and Development, Metaphysics, Habermas’ Social Philosophy, Sartre's Critique of Dialectical Reason, Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, Democracy and Difference, Contemporary Theories of Justice, Postcolonial Political Theory, Political Responsibility.
Classics of Political Thought, Women and Political Theory, Ethics and Law, Introductory Philosophy, Ethics, Professional Ethics, Aesthetics, Existentialism, Social and Political Philosophy, Contemporary Feminist Theory, Introduction to Women's Studies, Informal Logic, Formal Logic, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy and the Environment, Society and Technology, Body Politics, Ethics and International Affairs.
Global Challenges: War, Self Determination and Responsibility for Justice, Polity Press, 2007.
On Female Body Experience, Oxford University Press, 2004.
Inclusion and Democracy, Oxford University Press, 2000.
Intersecting Voices: Dilemmas of Gender, Political Philosophy and Policy, Princeton University Press, 1997.
Justice and the Politics of Difference, Princeton University Press, 1990. Co-winner of the American Political Science Association's Victoria Schuck Award for the best book on Women in Politics published in 1990.
Italian translation, Feltrinelli Publishers, 1996.
Spanish translation, Catedra S.A., Madrid, 2000.
Portion of Chapter 5 reprinted in Linda McDowell and Joanne P. Sharp, Space, Gender, Knowledge, Routledge, 1997; Chapter 6 reprinted in John Arthur and Amy Shaprio, Campus Wars: Multiculturalism and the Politics of Difference, Westview Press, 1995; part of Chapter 6 reprinted in Phillip Green, ed., Democracy, Humanities Press, 1993; A portion of Chapter 8 translated into German under the title "Stadtlebe und Differenz" Transit: Europaische Revue, Vol. 5, Winter 1992/93, pp. 91-108; portion of Chapter 8 reprinted in Philip Kasinitz, ed. Metropolis: Center and Symbol of Our Times, New York U. Press, 1995; Chapters 2 and 6 adapted for reprint in Dean A. Harris, ed., Multiculturalism from the Margins: Non-Dominant Voices on Difference and Diversity, Westport, Ct: Bergin and Garvey, 1995; portion of Chapter 6 reprinted in Race and Racism, Bernard Boxill, ed., Oxford University Press, 2001.
Throwing Like a Girl and Other Essays in Feminist Philosophy and Social Theory, Indiana University Press, 1990.
Att Kasta Tjejkast, Atlas Press, Stockholm, 2000 (Swedish translation of chapters from three books)
With Jacob T. Levy, Colonialism and Its Legacies, Lexington Press, Forthcoming.
With Daniel O'Neill and Molly Shanley, The Illusion of Consent: Essays after Carole Pateman. Pennsylvania State University Press, Forthcoming.
With Stephen Macedo, NOMOS XLIV: Child, Family, and State, New York University Press, 2003.
With Alison Jaggar, Companion to Feminist Philosophy, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
With Patrice DiQuinzio, Feminist Ethics and Social Policy, Indiana University Press, 1997.
With Jeffner Allen, The Thinking Muse: Feminism and Modern French Philosophy, Indiana University Press, 1989.
“Responsibility and Global Justice: A Social Connection Model,” Social Philosophy and Policy (2006), 23: 102-130 Cambridge University Press
“Self-determination as non-domination: Ideals applied to Palestine / Israel,” Ethnicities, Vol. 5, No. 2, 139-159 (2005)
“Modest Reflections on Hegemony and Global Democracy,” forthcoming in English in Theoria: A Journal of Studies in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 2004; in German in the Deutsche Zeitschrift fur Philosophie
“Responsibility and Global Labor Justice,” forthcoming, Journal of Political Philosophy, 2004.
“The Logic of Masculinist Protection: Reflections on the Current Security State,” forthcoming, Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Vol. 29, no. 1, Fall 2003, pp. 1-25.
“Lived Body vs. Gender: Reflections on Social Structure and Subjectivity,” Ratio: An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Vol. XV, no. 4, December 2002, pp. 411-428; reprinted in Mike Proudfoot, ed., The Philosophy of the Body (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2002), pp. 94-111; also reprinted in Robin N. Fiore and Hilde Lindemann Nelson, ed., Recognition, Responsibility, and Rights (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003) pp. 318.
“Between Liberalism and Social Democracy: A Comment on Tushnet,” Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 3, no 2, fall 2002, pp. 471-476.
“Status Inequality and Social Groups,” Issues in Legal Scholarship, Berkeley Electronic Press, 2002, Article 9; http://www.bepress.com/ils/iss2/art9,
“Reply to Tebble, Political Theory, Spring 2002.
“Activist Challenges to Deliberative Democracy,” Political Theory, Vol. 29, no. 5, October 2001, pp. 670-690; reprinted in James S. Fishkin and Peter Laslett, ed., Debating Deliberative Democracy (Philosophy, Politics and Society, 7), Blackwell Publishing, 2003, pp. 102-120.
“Equality of Whom? – Social Groups and Judgments of Injustice,” Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 9, no. 1, March 2001, pp. 1-18; German translation in Michaela Ralser, Hg., Egalitaere Differenz, Innsbruck, Studia Universitaetsverlag, 2001.
“Ruling Norms and the Politics of Difference: A Comment on Seyla Benhabib,” The Yale Journal of Criticism, Vol. 12, no. 2, 1999, pp. 415-421.
“City Life as a Normative Ideal,” in Plurimundi: An International Forum for Research and Debate on Human Settlements, Number 1, January-June 1999.
“Residential Segregation and Differentiated Citizenship,” Citizenship Studies, Vol. 3, no. 2, July 1999, pp. 77-94.
"Justice, Democracy and Hazardous Siting," with Christian Hunold, Political Studies, Vol. XLVI, June 1998, p. 82-95.
“A Multicultural Continuum: A Critique of Will Kymlicka’s Ethnic-Nation Dichotomy,” Constellations, Vol. 4, no. 1, April 1997.
"Unruly Categories: A Critique of Nancy Fraser's Dual Systems Theory," New Left Review, no. 222, March/April 1997, pp. 147-160; reprinted in Cynthia Willett, ed., Theorizing Multiculturalism: A Guide to the Current Debate (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1998), pp. 50-67.
"Asymmetrical Reciprocity: On Moral Respect, Wonder, and Enlarged Thought," Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Volume 3, no. 3, January 1997, pp. 340-363; reprinted in Slovakian for Aspekt, a Slovakian journal of feminist theory; reprinted in Slovakian in a volume edited by Moznost Volby, 2001.
"Mothers, Citizenship, and Independence: A Critique of Pure Family Values," Ethics, Vol. 105, April, 1995, pp. 535-556; reprinted in Uma Narayan and Julia J. Bartkowiak, ed., Having and Raising Children: Unconventional Families, Hard Choices, and the Social Good
(University Park: Penn State Press, 1999), pp. 15-38.
"Gender as Seriality: Thinking about Women as a Social Collective," Signs: A Journal Womenin Culture and Society, vol. 19, no. 3, 1994; reprinted in Linda Nicholson and Steven Seidman, Social Postmodernism, Cambridge University Press, 1995; reprinted in Barbara Laslett, Johanna Brenner, and Yesim Arat, ed., Rethinking the Political: Gender, Resistance, and the State, University of Chicago Press, 1995; German translation in Katherina Puhl, ed., Geschelcterverhaltnisse und Politik, Suhrkamp, 1994; reprinted in Barbara Laslett and Ruth Ellen Boetcher, ed., The Second Signs Reader: Feminist Scholarship, 1983-1996, University of Chicago Press, 1996; reprinted in Julien S. Murphy, Feminist Interpretations of Jean-Paul Sartre, Penn State Press, 1998.
"Punishment, Treatment, Empowerment: Three Approaches to Policy for Pregnant Addicts, Feminist Studies, Vol. 20, no. 1, Spring 1994, pp. 33-58. Reprinted in Patricia Boling, ed., Expecting Trouble: Surrogacy, Fetal Abuse, and New Reproductive Technologies, Westview Press, 1995.
"Sexual Ethics in the Age of Epidemic," Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Summer 1993.
"Social Groups in Associative Democracy," Politics and Society, Vol. 20, no. 4, December 1992, pp. 531-536; reprinted in Erik Olin Wright, editor, Associations and Democracy, London: Verso, 1995, pp. 207-213.
"Together in Difference: Transforming the Logic of Group Political Conflict," Political Theory Newsletter, vol. 4, 1992, pp. 11-26; reprinted in Judith Squires, ed., Principled Positions: Postmodernism and the Rediscovery of Value, London: Lawrence and Wishart; reprinted in Will Kymlicka, ed., The Rights of Minority Cultures, Oxford University Press, 1995; reprinted in Linda McDowell, Undoing Place? A Geographical Reader, London: Arnold, 1997.
"How to Think about Making Institutions Just," Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. XXII, no. 3, Winter 1991, pp. 92-99.
"Polity and Group Difference: A Critique of the Ideal of Universal Citizenship," Ethics: A Journal of Moral, Political and Legal Philosophy, Vol. 99, no. 2, January 1989, pp. 117-142; German translation in Herta Nagl-Docekal and Herlinde Pauer-Studer, Jenseitz Der Geschlecter Moral, Fisher Taschenbuch Verlag, 1993; reprinted in Ronald Beiner, ed., Theorizing Citizenship, State University of New York Press, Albany, 1995, pp. 175-208; Spanish translation in Carme Castells, ed., Enfoque del Genero a la Filosfia Politica Contemporanea, Ediciones Paidos, 1997; reprinted in Robert Goodin and Philip Pettit, ed., Contemporary Political Philosophy, Blackwell Publishers, 1997; reprinted in Gerson Shafir, ed., The Citizenship Debates, University of Minnesota Press, 1997; reprinted in Anne Phillips, ed., Feminism and Politics, Oxford University Press, 1998; German translation reprinted in Braun, Fuchs, Lemke and Tons, ed., Feministische Perspectiven der Politikwissenschaft, Oldenbourg, 2000; reprinted in Thomas Christiano, ed., Philosophy and Democracy, Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 287-309.
"Five Faces of Oppression," The Philosophical Forum, Vol. XIX, no. 4, Summer 1988, pp. 270-290, reprinted in Tom Wartenberg, ed., Theories of Power, State University of New York Press, 1992, pp. 174-195.
"Difference and Social Policy: Reflections in the Context of Social Movements" University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 56, no. 2, Fall 1987, pp. 535-550.
"The Ideal of Community and the Politics of Difference," Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 12, no. 1, Spring 1986, pp. 1-26; reprinted in Linda Nicholson, ed., Feminism/Postmoderism, New York, Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1990, pp. 300-326; reprinted in Penny A. Weiss and Marilyn Friedman, ed., Feminism and Community, Temple University Press, 1995.
"Impartiality and the Civic Public: Some Implications of Feminist Critiques of Moral and Political Theory,” Praxis International, Vol. 5, no. 4, January 1986; reprinted in Drucilla Cornell and Seyla Benhabib, ed., Feminism as Critique, Polity Press, 1987, pp. 56-76; reprinted in Steven Jay Gold, ed., Paradigms in Political Theory, Iowa State University Press, 1993; German translation in Nancy Kaiser ed., Selbst Bewusst: Frauen in den USA, Relam Verlag Leipzip, 1994; also reprinted in Bert van den Brink under Eillwm van Reijen, hrsgb, BŸrgergesellschaft, Recht und Demokratie, Suhrkamp Verlag, 1995.
"Humanism, Gynocentrism and Feminist Politics, "Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 8, no.3, 1985, pp. 173-185; reprinted in Azizah Y. Al-Hibri and Margaret A. Simons, ed., Hypatia Reborn, Indiana University Press, 1990; and German translation in Elizabeth List and Herlinde Studer, Denkverhaltnisse under Kritik, Edition Suhrikamp, 1989.
"Pregnant Embodiment: Subjectivity and Alienation," Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Vol. IX, no. 1, January 1984, pp. 45-62; reprinted in Richard Schmitt and Thomas E. Moody, ed., Alienation and Social Criticism, Humanities Press, 1994. Reprinted in Nancy Tuana and Rosemarie Tong, ed., Feminism and Philosophy: Theory, Reinterpretation, and Application; Croatian translation in Filozofska Istrazivanja, God. 15, Sv. 3, str. 511-523, Zagreb, December 1995; reprinted in Donn Welton, ed., Body and Flesh: A Philosophical Reader, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
"Rights to Intimacy in a Complex Society," Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. XIV, no. 2, May 1983, pp. 47-52.
"Toward a Critical Theory of Justice," Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 7, no. 3, Fall 1981, pp. 279- 302.
"Socialist Feminism and the Limits of Dual Systems Theory," Socialist Review, No. 50/51, Summer 1980, pp. 169-188; reprinted in Rosemary Hennesy and Drys Ingraham, Materialist Feminism, Routledge, 1997.
"Throwing Like a Girl: A Phenomenology of Feminine Body Comportment, Motility and Spatiality," Human Studies, Vol. 3, 1980, pp. 137-156; reprinted in Allen and Young, ed., The Thinking Muse, Indiana University Press, 1989; German translation in Deutsche Zeitschrift fur Philosophie, Akademie Verlag, vol. 4, 1993, pp. 621-796; reprinted in Donn Welton, ed., Body and Flesh: A Philosophical Reader, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
"The Exclusion of Women from Sport: Conceptual and Existential Dimensions," Philosophy in Context, Vol. 9, Fall 1979, pp. 44-53; reprinted in William J. Morgan and Klaus v. Meier, ed., Philosophic Inquiry in Sport, Champaign, IL, Human Kinetics Publishers, 1988, pp. 335
"Self-Determination as a Principle of Justice," The Philosophy Forum, Vol. 11, no. 1, Fall 1979, pp. 172-182.
"The Concept of Role-Playing and Authentic Political Action," Philosophy Today, Vol. 21, Summer 1977, pp. 115-125.
“The Gendered Cycle of Vulnerability in the Less Developed World,” in Toward a Humanist Justice: Examining the Work of Susan Moller Okin, Rob Reich and Debra Satz eds., forthcoming.
“Violence against Power: Critical Thoughts on Military Intervention,” in Deen K. Chatterjee and Don E. Scheid, eds. Ethics and Foreign Intervention, Cambridge University Press, 2003, pp. 251-273.
“Autonomy, Welfare Reform and Meaningful Work,” The Subject of Care, edited by Eva Feder Kittay and Ellen Feder, Rowman and Littlefield, 2002, pp. 40-60.
“Vad handlar rattvisekraven om?” (Swedish), in Ingemar Lindberg, ed., Det Nya Motstandet, Stockholm, Agoras Arsbok, 2001.
“Power, Violence, and Legitimacy: A Reading of Hannah Arendt in an Age of Police Brutality and Humanitarian Intervention,” in David Ingram, ed., The Political, Blackwell, 2001; revised version in Nancy Rosenblum, ed., Cycles of Hatred, Princeton University Press, 2002.
“Cornel West on Gender and Family: Some Admiring and Critical Comments,” in George Yancy, ed., Cornel West: A Critical Reader, Blackwell, 2001, pp. 179-191.
“Two Concepts of Self-Determination,” Austin Sarat, ed., Human Rights, University of Michigan Press, 2001.
“Self-Determination and Global Democracy: A Critique of Liberal Nationalism,” in Ian Shapiro and Stephen Macedo, ed., Designing Democratic Institutions, NOMOS XLII, New York University Press, 2000; reprinted in Helmbrecht Breinig, Jurgen Gebhardt, Klaus Losch, ed., Multiculturalism in Contemporary Societies: Perspectives on Difference and Transdifference, Erlanger Forschungen, 2002.
“Disability and the Definition of Work,” in Leslie Pickering Francis and Anita Silvers, Americans with Disabilities: Exploring Implications of the Law for Individuals and Institutions, Routledge, 2000.
“Justice, Structure, and Hispanic/Latino Claims of Justice,” in Jorge J. E. Gracia and Pablo De Greiff, ed., Hispanics/Latinos in the United States: Ethnicity, Race, and Rights, Routledge, New York, 2000.
“Public Address as a Sign of Political Inclusion,” in Claudia Card,., Feminist Ethics and Politics, University of Kansas Press, 1999, pp. 103-115.
“Justice, Inclusion and Deliberative Democracy,” in Stephen Macedo, ed., Deliberative Politics: Essays on Democracy and Disagreement, Oxford University Press, 1999.
"State, Civil Society, and Social Justice," Ian Shapiro and Casiano Hacker-Cordon, ed., Democracy’s Value, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
“Hybrid Democracy: Iroquois Federalism and the Postcolonial Project,” forthcoming, Paul Patton and Duncan Ivason, ed., Political Theory and Indigenous Peoples, Cambridge University Press, 2001.
“Throwing Like a Girl -- Twenty Years Later,” in Donn Welton, ed., Body and Flesh: A Philosophical Reader, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
"House and Home: Feminist Variations on a Theme," forthcoming in Dorothea Olkowski, ed., Feminist Enactments of French Philosophy, Cornell University Press, 1998; Nancy J. Holland and Patricia Huntington, ed., Feminist Interpretations of Martin Heidegger, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001; reprinted in Constance L. Mui and Julien S. Murphy, Gender Struggles, Rowman and Littlefield, 2002.
"Difference as a Resource in Democratic Communication," in James Bohman and Bill Rehg, ed., Democracy and Deliberation, MIT Press, 1998; reprinted in Abatole Anton et al, ed., In Defense of Public Goods, Westview Press, 2001.
"Political Theory: An Overview," in Robert Goodin and Hans Dieter Kingeman, ed., A New Handbook of Political Science, Oxford University Press, 1996.
"Deferring Group Representation," in NOMOS: Group Rights, Will Kymlicka and Ian Shapiro, ed., New York University Press, 1996.
"Reflections on Families in the Age of Murphy Brown: On Justice, Gender and Sexuality," in Revisioning the Political, Christine DiStefano and Nancy Hirschman, ed., Westview Press, 1996.
"Communication and the Other: Beyond Deliberative Democracy," in Democracy and Difference, edited by Seyla Benhabib, Princeton University Press, 1995; reprinted in Margaret Wilson and Anna Yeatman, ed. Justice, Biculturalism and Difference, Allen and Unwin, 1995; Portugese Translation, Jesse Souza, ed., Democracia hoje, Fundacio Universidade Brasilia, 2001.
"Justice and Communicative Democracy," in Roger Gottlieb, ed., Tradition, Counter-Tradition, Politics: Dimensions of Radical Philosophy, Temple University Press, 1993.
"Abjection and Oppression: Dynamics of Unconscious Racism, Sexism and Homophobia," in Arlene Dallery and Charles Scott, ed., The Crisis in Continental Philosophy, Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, SUNY Press, Albany, 1990, pp. 201-214.
"Women Recovering Our Clothes," Vol. 13 in Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Don Welton and Hugh Silverman, ed. State University of New York Press, Albany, 1988, pp. 144-152; reprinted in Shari Benstock and Suzanne Ferris, On Fashion, Rutgers University Press, 1994.
"Breasted Experience: The Look and the Feeling," in Throwing Like a Girl and Other Essays, Indiana University Press, 1990; reprinted in Drew Leder, ed., The Body in Medical Thought and Practice, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, pp. 215-232; reprinted in Rose Weitz, ed., The Politics of Women’s Bodies, Oxford University Press, 1998.
"Moral Judgments and Unconscious Prejudice," Yeager Hudson and Creighton Peden, ed., Revolution, Violence, and Equality, the Edwin Mellen Press, 1990, pp. 297-310.
"Social Movements and the Politics of Difference," Women's Work, Women's Worth, Selected proceedings of the Women's Research Conference, University of South Dakota, 1988.
"Pregnant Subjectivity and the Limits of Existential Phenomenology," in Don Ihde and Hugh J. Silverman, ed., Descriptions, Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, SUNY Albany Press, 1985, pp. 25-35.
"Justice and Hazardous Waste," in Bradie, ed., The Applied Turn in Contemporary Philosophy, Bowling Green Studies in Applied Philosophy, Bowling Green, OH, 1984, pp. 177-183.
"Is Male Gender Identity the Cause of Male Domination?" in Joyce Trebilcot, ed., Mothering: Essays in the Feminist Theory, Rowman and Allenheld, 1983, pp. 129-146; reprinted in Diana Tietjens Meyers, Feminist Social Thought: A Reader, Routledge, 1997.
"Beyond the Unhappy Marriage: A Critique of the Dual Systems Theory," in Lydia Sargent, ed., Women and Revolution, Boston: South End Press, 1981, pp. 43-70; reprinted in Susan Moller Okin and Jane Mansbridge, ed., Schools of Thought in Politics: Feminism, Edward Elgar Publishing, 1994; reprinted in John Holmwood, ed., Social Stratification, Edward Elgar Publishers, 1996.
“Igualdad frente a diversidad,” La Vanguardia, October 25, 2003,
“De-Centering the Project of Global Democracy,” on line at www.openDemocracy.net, August 2003; under the title, “Europa, provincia del mondo,” Il Manifesto, 07 Agosto 2003, http://www.ilmanifesto.it/oggi/art84.html; under the title, “Europa, leerer Mittelpunkt,” Frankfurter Rundschau, 23 Juli 2003, http://www.fr-aktuell.de; to be reprinted in Max Pensky, ed. Polity Press, 2004.
“From Guilt to Solidarity: Sweatshops and Political Responsibility,” Dissent, Spring 2003, pp. 39-44.
“Envisioning a Global Rule of Law,” co-authored with Daniele Archibugi, Dissent, Spring 2002; reprinted in James P. Sterba, ed., Terrorism and International Justice, Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 158-170; Swedish translation, Arena, Spring 2002; Spanish translation, Papeles de Cuestiones Internacionales, no. 79, Ontono, 2002, pp. 9-22; Italian translation, Lettera Internazionale, Numero 71, 2002, pp. 2-5; Catalonian translation, Idees: Revista de Temes Contemporanis, numero 13, ,arc 2002, pp. 123-136; in Portuguese, Impulso: Revista de Ciencias Socias e Humanas, Vol. 14, 2003, pp. 151-160.
“Feminist Reactions to the Contemporary Security Regime,” Femina Politica (Berlin), Heft 1, 2002.
“The New Discipline of Work and Welfare,” Dissent, Summer 2000, pp. 25-30.
“Beyond Borders,” Boston Review, Vol. 23, no. 5, Oct/Nov 1998; reprinted in Owen Fiss, A Community of Equals (Boston: Beacon Press, 1999).
"The Complexities of Coalition," Dissent, Winter 1997, pp. 64-70.
"Affirmative Action and the Myth of Merit," with Cheryl Zarlenga Kerchis, The Diversity Factor, Vol. 3, no. 4, Summer 1995.
"Making Single Mothers Normal," Dissent, Winter 1994, pp. 88-94; reprinted in John Trimbur, ed., The Call to Write (New York: Longman, 1999).
"Reply to Elshtain and Steinfeld," Dissent, Spring 1994.
"Compromised Principles, Renewed Commitments: A Comment on Planned Parenthood vs. Casey," Dissent, Fall 1992.
"Professional Ethics and Social Change: A Response to Minow," University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 52, no. 4, Summer 1991, pp. 859-869.
"Pregnancy, Drugs and the State," Against the Current, Vol. VI, No. 4, September-October 1991.
"Women and the Welfare State," Socialist Politics, Number 3, April 1985.
"Health Effects of Video Display Terminals and the Responsibilities of Engineers," Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Technology & Society Magazine, Dec. 1984, pp. 16-20.
"Popular Culture Media: Some Aspects of Their Social Context and Sensuous Form," Radical Philosophers Newsjournal, Number VIII, April 1977, pp. 134-142.
"Forgotten Workers," in Women: A Journal of Liberation, Vol. 4, no. 2, Spring 1975.
With Mitja Sardoc and Michael F. Shaughnessy in Educational Philosophy and Theory, Vol 33, no. 1, 2001
With Meena Dhanda in Women’s Philosophy Review, Number 26, 2000.
Review of David Miller, Principles of Social Justice, in Political Theory
Review of Brooke Ackerly, Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism in the American Political Science Review
Review of Patricia Hill Collins, Fighting Words, in Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Summer 2001.
Review of Martha Nussbaum, Sex and Social Justice, in Ethics, Fall 2001.
Comments on David Harvey, Justice, Nature and the Geography of Difference, in Antipode, Vol. 30, no. 1, January 1998.
Review of Wendy Brown, States of Injury and Jodi Dean, Solidarity of Strangers, in Constellations, December 1997.
Comment on Seyla Benhabib, Situating the Self, in New German Critique, no. 62, Spring, 1994
Review essay on John Rawls Political Liberalism, in Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 3, no. 1, 1995.
Review of Drucilla Cornell, Philosophy of the Limit and Beyond Accommodation, for Signs, Winter, 1994.
Review of Amitai Etzioni, The Spirit of Community, Political Economy of the Good Society (PEGS) newsletter, Summer 1993.
Review of William Connolly, Identity/Difference, Cornell University Press, 1991, Political Theory, Vol. 20, no. 3, August, 1992, 511-514.
"Concrete Imagination and Piecemeal Transformation," Planning Theory Newsletter, Spring, 1992.
"Ranking, Choices, and Power: A Comment on Kai Nielsen's Equality and Liberty," Journal of the Indian Council on Philosophical Research, vol. 8, no. 2, Jan-April 1992, pp. 111-116.
"Recent Works on Justice," in Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 18, no. 1, Spring 1992, pp. 63-80.
Review of Elizabeth Grosz, Sexual Subversions, in Women's Review of Books, Vol. VII, no. 8, May 1990, p. 26.
Review of Elzbeita Ettinger, Rosa Luxemburg: A Life, in Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 12, no. 6, 1989, pp. 643-644.
Review of Charlotte Bunch, Passionate Politics, in Signs, Vol. 15, no. 1, Fall 1989, pp. 186-189.
"Issues of Difference in Feminist Philosophy," (with Jana Sawicki), American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, April 1988, pp. 13-17.
Review of Seyla Benhabib, Critique, Norm and Utopia, in Ethics, Vol. 98, no.1.
Review of Barbara Hilkert Andolsen, Daughters of Jefferson, Daughters of Bootblacks, in Ethics, Vol. 97, no. 4, July 1987.
Review of Leonard Harris, ed., Philosophy Born of Struggle, in Ethics, 1986.
Review of Richard Schmitt, Alienation and Class, in Human Studies, Vol. 8, 1985, pp. 397-401.
Review of Thomas Bottomore, ed., Interpretations of Marx, in Canadian Philosophical Review, Vol. 5, no. 3, March 1985, pp. 98-101.
Review of Nancy Hartsock, Money Sex and Power, in Ethics, Vol. 95, no. 1, October 1984, pp. 162- 164.
Review of Alison Jaggar, Feminist Politics and Human Nature, in Women's Review of Books, Vol. 1, no. 2, January 1984, pp 11-12.
Review of Isaac Balbus, Marxism and Domination, in Environmental Ethics, Vol. 6, Summer 1984, pp 185-191.
Review article, "Feminism and Ecology," Environmental Ethics, Vol. 5, Summer 1983, pp 173-179.
Review article, "Women and Political Philosophy," Teaching Philosophy, April 1981.
Dr. Young has presented papers at a number professional association meetings, including: American Association of Colleges and Universities; American Association of Law Schools; American Philosophical Association, Eastern and Central divisions; American Political Science Association, American Sociological Association, American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, American Studies Association, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics; Australian Society for Women in Philosophy, Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Canadian Political Science Association, Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, Concerned Philosophers for Peace, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Conference for the Study of Political Thought, Feminist Ethics and Social Theory; International Society for Philosophy and Literature, International Society for Women in Philosophy, International Studies Association, International Political Science Association, Merleau-Ponty Circle, New England Women's Studies Association, Northeast Sociological Association, North American Society for Social Philosophy, Ohio Philosophical Association, Philosophy of Education Society, Radical Philosophers Association, Socialist Scholars Conference, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Society for the Study of Social Problems, and Society for Women in Philosophy, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, World Congress of Philosophy
Lingley Lecture, University of Kansas, May 5, 2003
Gilbert Ryle Lectures, Trent University, Ontario, March 17-20, 2004
American University, Amherst College, University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Augastana College, Bentley College, Bowling Green State University, Brandeis University, Bryn Mawr College, University of Buffalo, University of California at Los Angeles, Carlow College, College of Charleston, University of Chicago, University of Cincinnati, City University of New York, Clark University, Cleveland State University, Colby-Sawyer College, Columbia University, Cornell University, University of Dayton, Denison University, De Paul University; University of Detroit Mercy, Drexel University, Duke University, Duquesne University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Harvard University, College of the Holy Cross, Hunter College, Indiana University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Loyola University of Chicago, University of Maine, University of Maryland, Mary Washington College, University of Massachusetts, Miami University, Michigan State University, University of Missouri at St. Louis, University of Minnesota, New York Humanities Center, New York University, Northeastern University, Notre Dame University, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University, Purdue University, Radcliffe College, Rice University, Rutgers University, Smith College, University of South Carolina, University of South Dakota, University of Southern California, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Stanford University, SUNY Albany, SUNY Binghampton, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Stony Brook, St. Louis University, St. Mary’s University, St. Norbert’s College, Syracuse University, University of Texas, Trinity College, Villanova University, University of Virginia, Washington University, University of Washington, University of West Virginia, Wesleyan University, Western Michigan University, Williams College, Westminster College, University of Wisconsin, Worcester State College, Yale University, Youngstown State University.
Canada: University of Alberta, Carleton University, Dalhousie University, King's University, McGill University, Queens University, University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario, York University.
United Kingdom: Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, England; Birbeck College, University of London; Lancaster University; London School of Economics; Oxford University; University of Bristol; Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Germany: Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt; Institute of Multicultural Studies, University of Bremen, Free University, Berlin; Heinrich Boell Foundation, Berlin; Conference on Media and Democracy, Essen; Erlangen University.
The Netherlands: Women's Studies Program, Philosophy Department, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands; National Institute for Care and Welfare, the Netherlands; Philosophy Department, University of Amsterdam;
Austria: Institute for Philosophy, Vienna; Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna; University of Innsbruck
Italy: Gender Studies Program and Philosophy Department, University of Milan, Italy; Department of Planning and Architecture, La Sapienza, Rome.
Spain: Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; Pompena Universidad, Barcelona
The Czech Republic: Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague.
Denmark: Gender and Empowerment Center, University of Augsberg
Norway: Women’s Studies Program, University of Oslo; Metropolis conference, 2002
Sweden: Conference on Feminist Ethics, Sigtuna; Political Science, University of Darlana; Atlas Press, Stockholm; Women’s Studies Program, Stockholm University.
Australia: Australian National University, Monash University, University of New England, Sydney University, Macquarie University.
New Zealand: Auckland University, University of Waikato, Lincoln University, University of Christchurch.
Japan: Ritsumeikan University, Kobe University, Wanabe University, Tokyo University.
South Africa: University of Natal, Durban; University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, Institute for Multi-Party Democracy, University of Cape Town, Rand Afrikaans University, University of Witswatersrand; Rhodes University, Center for Public Service Innovation, University of South Africa
Workshop for Pennsylvania Consortium on Medical Ethics, Warrendale, PA, March 1995.
National Endowment for the Humanities and the MacArthur Foundation working group to formulate questions for "National Conversation on American Identity," March - May 1994.
Participated in panels on Hazardous Waste issues, in conjunction with a grant from the Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, Spring 1982.
Lecture on Community Land Trusts for a Housing Information and Technical Assistance Program conducted by the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Council, Mars, PA, May 1991.
Interview and group discussion in conjunction with a grant awarded to the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Social and Urban Research by the Greater Pittsburgh Community Housing Resource Board, to study impediments to fair housing choice, Robert Beauregard, Principle Investigator, March - June 1992.
Advisory Board, Institute on Race and Poverty, University of Minnesota.
American Philosophical Association, Committee on Research and Fellowships, 1998 - 2001; 1992 Machette Book Award Committee, 1991 - 1992.
Editorial Panel, Theoria, Durban, South Africa
Executive Editorial Committee, Political Theory, 1997 - 2002.
Consulting Board, Research Center on Women and Politics, University of Ottawa
Pennsylvania State Report on the Status of Women, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, June - October 1998.
Executive Committee, American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division, 1994 -1997.
Editorial Board, Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
Editorial Board, Public Affairs Quarterly, 1990 - 1993.
Editorial Board, Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy.
Editorial Associate, Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory
Editorial Board, Philosophy and Geography.
Editorial Board, Australian Journal of Political Science.
Referee in philosophy and political theory for the American Council of Learned Societies, for awards granted for 1994 - 1995 and 1996 - 1997.
Society for Women in Philosophy, Program Committee for several meetings in both Mid-west and Eastern Division.
Convener and organizer, Conference on Feminist Ethics and Social Policy, sponsored by the
Society for Women in Philosophy and the University of Pittsburgh, November 1993.
North American Society for Social Philosophy - Editorial Committee for Proceedings of 1985 meeting; Program Committee for 1987 meeting; Vice President of the Association, 1990 - 1995; Program organizer and conference convener for 1991 meeting.
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy - Current Research Committee, Subcommittee of Program Committee, 1987 - 1989.
American Political Science Association, Association of Practical and Professional Ethics, Radical Philosophers Association.
Cambridge University Press, Cornell University Press, Greenwood Press, Harvard University Press, University of Illinois Press, Indiana University Press, University of Michigan Press, Yale University Press, Northeastern University Press, University of Minnesota Press, Penn State Press, Princeton University Press, Oxford University Press, State University of New York Press; Polity Press, Prentice-Hall Publishers, Routledge Publishers, Rowman and Littlefield, Westview Press.
American Journal of Sociology, American Political Science Review, Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Humanity and Society, Constellations, Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Environmental Ethics, Frontiers, Ethics: A Journal of Moral, Political and Legal Philosophy, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Journal of Politics, Political Studies, Journal of Social Philosophy, Economics and Philosophy, Political Theory, Journal of Political Philosophy, Public Affairs Quarterly, Social theory and Practice, Society and Space, Theoria.
American Council of Learned Societies, Canadian Council on Humanities, Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, York University, Grinnell College.
Department of Philosophy, Australian National University, September 1991.
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, March 1996.
Department of Philosophy, McGill University, October 1997.
Department of Politics and Sociology (Habilitation), Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Fall 1995.
Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, August 2000
Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, November 2002
Philosophy Department, Towson State University, December 1993.
Political Science Department, the University of Laval, Quebec, October 1995.
Member, Africa Initiative, a project of the American Friends Service Committee, Chicago, Summer 2002
Workers’ Rights Board, a project of Jobs with Justice, Chicago, March 2002 -
Adult Literacy Tutor, Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, February 1999-December 1999.
Steering Committee and Fundraising Committee, Pittsburgh Stand for Children Coalition, 1996.
Chair, organizing committee for conference on "Real Welfare Reform: Visions for Ending Poverty," for Coalition to Stop the Welfare Cuts, Pittsburgh, 1995.
Board of Directors, Pittsburgh Peace Institute, 1992 - 1996.
Member and newsletter editor, Pittsburgh Coalition to Counter Hate Groups, 1992 - 1995.
Literature development and outreach for the Citizens Budget Campaign, Thomas Merton Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 1991 - 1992.
Vice-President, Worcester Common Ground, a community land trust, 1988 - 1990.
Chair, Worcester Coalition on Affordable Housing Policy, 1988 - 1989.
Board of Directors, Family Health and Social Services Center, Worcester, MA 1984 - 1986.
Editorial Board, Valley Women's Voice, Amherst, MA 1980 - 1982.