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Rebecca Whisnant

Rebecca Suzanne Whisnant[1] is the associate professor, and the director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program, at the University of Dayton.[2] Whisnant also sits on the editorial board of the journal, Sexualization, Media, and Society.[3]

Rebecca S. Whisnant
Born Rebecca Suzanne Whisnant
Academic background
Alma mater UNC-Chapel Hill
Thesis Centering oneself: normative independence and the moral life (2002)
Academic work
Institutions University of Dayton
Main interests Ethical theory and feminist social theory
Website https://udayton.edu/directory/artssciences/philosophy/whisnant_rebecca_s.php

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EducationEdit

Whisnant gained her degree in philosophy from Oberlin College in 1989.[4] She went on to complete a masters (1992), and a Ph.D (2002), both in philosophy, at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[1][5]

CareerEdit

Prior to working at the University of Dayton, Whisnant taught at the University of Southern Indiana.[2]

BibliographyEdit

BooksEdit

  • Whisnant, Rebecca (1992). An access relations theory of personal identity (M.A. thesis). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. OCLC 29334818.
  • Whisnant, Rebecca (2002). Centering oneself: normative independence and the moral life (Ph.D. thesis). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. OCLC 51249722.
  • Whisnant, Rebecca; Stark, Christine (2004). Not for sale: feminists resisting prostitution and pornography. North Melbourne, Victoria: Spinifex Press. ISBN 9781876756499. Quote from book: "One of the key points we wanted to get across in the book is that pornography is prostitution."
Book review: Newland, Laura (July–August 2005). "Review: Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography". off our backs. off our backs, inc. 35 (7/8): 21. JSTOR 20838416.

Chapters in booksEdit

  • Whisnant, Rebecca (2004), "Woman centered: a feminist ethic of responsibility", in Walker, Margaret Urban; DesAutels, Peggy, Moral psychology: feminist ethics and social theory, Feminist Constructions, Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, pp. 201–218, ISBN 9780742534803.
  • Whisnant, Rebecca; Dines, Gail; Thompson, Linda (2010), "Arresting images: anti-pornography slide shows, activism and the academy", in Boyle, Karen, Everyday pornography, London New York: Routledge, pp. 17–33, ISBN 9780415543781. (With Karen Boyle.)
  • Whisnant, Rebecca (2010), "From Jekyll to Hyde: the grooming of male pornography consumers", in Boyle, Karen, Everyday pornography, London New York: Routledge, pp. 114–133, ISBN 9780415543781.
  • Whisnant, Rebecca (2015), "Not your father's Playboy, not your mother's feminist movement: feminism in porn", in Kiraly, Miranda; Tyler, Meagan, Freedom fallacy: the limits of liberal feminism, Ballarat, Victoria: Connor Court Publishing, ISBN 9781925138542.
  • Whisnant, Rebecca (2015), "Building feminism, resisting porn culture: where to from here?", in Kiraly, Miranda; Tyler, Meagan, Freedom fallacy: the limits of liberal feminism, Ballarat, Victoria: Connor Court Publishing, ISBN 9781925138542.

Journal articlesEdit

Book review

Book details: Kempadoo, Kamala (2005). Trafficking and prostitution reconsidered: new perspectives on migration, sex work, and human rights. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm Publishers. ISBN 9781594510977.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Whisnant, Rebecca (2002). Centering oneself: normative independence and the moral life (Ph.D. thesis). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. OCLC 51249722.
  2. ^ a b "Rebecca S. Whisnant". University of Dayton. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Editorial board: Sexualization, Media, and Society". Sage. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Rebecca Whisnant, PhD". ProCon.org. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  5. ^ Whisnant, Rebecca (1992). An access relations theory of personal identity (M.A. thesis). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. OCLC 29334818.

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