About Kathleen B Jones

Kathleen B Jones is a professor emerita of women’s studies at San Diego State University and the author of numerous books and articles on feminism and the women’s movement including Compassionate Authority: Democracy and the Representation of Women, Living Between Danger and Love, Women Transforming Politics, co-edited with Cathy Cohen and Joan Tronto, The Political Interests of Gender and The Political Interests of Gender Revisited, both co-edited with Anna G. Jónasdóttir. Her most recent book is Diving for Pearls: A Thinking Journey with Hannah Arendta personal narrative.



Articles by Kathleen B Jones

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Feminism in action: Rewriting France's colonial past

Françoise Vergès talks to Kathleen B Jones about her life's work interlinking issues of women's oppression with anti-colonial struggles

Jean Bethke Elshtain: the moral and the political

Reflecting on the life and work of the political philosopher Jean Bethke Elshtain, who died last month, Kathleen B Jones writes of a  friendship and thirty-year collegial exchange of ideas on subjects including just war, same sex marriage, and the limits of politics.

Legacy of a feminist revolutionary

American radical feminist Shulamith Firestone was a leading theorist of 70s feminism who died a lonely death last summer. Responding to Susan Faludi’s psychological profile of Firestone in The New Yorker last month, Kathleen B. Jones examines Firestone’s contribution to women’s liberation

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