Nancy Fraser

Nancy Fraser (Baltimore, United States, 1947) is the Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research. She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from the CUNY Graduate Center in 1980. She works on social and political theory, feminist theory, and contemporary French and German thought. Widely known for her critique of identity politics and her philosophical work on the concept of justice, Fraser is also a staunch critic of contemporary liberal feminism and its abandonment of social justice issues. She is President of the American Philosophical Association Eastern Division.

Main publications:

  • Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989
  • with Honneth, Axel Redistribution or recognition?: A political-philosophical exchange, London New York, Verso, 2003
  • Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis, Brooklyn, New York, Verso Books, 2013
  • with Judith Butler, Judith y Fraser, Nancy ¿Reconocimiento o redistribución? Un debate entre marxismo y feminismo, Madrid, Traficantes de Sueños, 2017
  • Manifiesto de un feminismo para el 99%, Herder, 2019

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