By Ruth O'Brien,Martha Albertson Fineman

Bodies in Revolt argues that the americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may possibly humanize capitalism by way of turning employers into care-givers, growing an ethic of care within the place of work. in contrast to different feminists, Ruth O'Brien bases her ethics now not on benevolence, yet particularly on self-preservation. She is determined by Deleuze's and Guttari's interpretation of Spinoza and Foucault's perception of corporeal resistance to teach how a place of work ethic that's neither communitarian nor individualistic should be established upon the rallying cry "one for all and excited by one."

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