The deepening darkness : patriarchy, resistance, and democracy's future
by
 
Gilligan, Carol, 1936-

Title
The deepening darkness : patriarchy, resistance, and democracy's future

Author
Gilligan, Carol, 1936-

ISBN
9780521898980

Personal Author
Gilligan, Carol, 1936-

Publication Information
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Physical Description
xi, 339 p. ; 24 cm.

Contents
Introduction and overview -- Roman patriarchy: entering the darkness -- Why Rome? why now? -- Roman patriarchy and violence -- Vergil on the darkness visible -- Apuleius on conversion -- Augustine on conversion -- Resistance across time and culture -- Resistance: religion -- The historical Jesus -- The Jews and Christian anti-semitism -- The argument for toleration -- Christian resistance: Bayle and Locke -- Jewish resistance: Spinoza -- Ethical religion and constitutional rights -- Radical abolitionism -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Religion and the values of constitutional democracy -- The legacy of celibacy -- The priest abuse scandal -- James Carroll on resistance to war and anti-semitism -- Resistance: psychology -- Freud's opening and closing to women -- The alternative psychology of Ian D. Suttie -- The lens of gender -- Resistance: the artists -- Why art? -- Hemingway's a farewell to arms -- Joyce's Ulysses -- Wharton's Age of innocence -- Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, to the lighthouse, and three guineas -- D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's lover -- Resistance: politics -- Between patriarchy and democracy: contradictions in American constitutionalism -- The psychological roots of fascism and the rebirth of democratic constitutionalism -- Irrational prejudice: anti-semitism as the model for racism, sexism, and homophobia -- The resistance movements of the 1960s and later -- Resistance to fundamentalism in American constitutional law -- Democracy's future -- The contemporary scene -- Impact of western colonialism in Asia and the Middle East: the war on terror -- Sexual voice and the interpretation of the 1960s.

Subject Term
Political psychology.
 
Patriarchy.
 
Democracy.
 
Liberalism.

Added Author
Richards, David A. J.


LibraryMaterial TypeItem BarcodeCall NumberShelf LocationStatus
University LibraryBook0333569JA74.5 .G55 2009Central Campus LibraryCentral Campus Library