The resulting tension is especially palpable when she claims that full personhood
requires the contingent determination of one's own mental states.
, in Macleod's argument, is of value when it is multiple; the crab's failure at direct motion results from a hardened unchanging personality, one that cannot embrace the nebulous multiplicity of being a person dictated by the multifaceted Zodiac.
This Article illuminates those political aspects by analyzing the 2014 campaign against North Dakota's personhood
amendment, which is broadly representative of past--and probably future--campaigns from three vantage points.
The first line of attack on the significance of corporate personhood
is a dismissive reassurance that the public is wrong in thinking that in Citizens United the Supreme Court granted corporations the same First Amendment rights as human beings.
sections I also demonstrate how fetal personhood
and maternal deviance
In this way, while seeking to contribute to wider and more generalised social scientific and theoretical debates concerning gender and personhood
, the individual authors are all careful in the first instance to foreground the specific social, political, and economic contexts within which their research and discussions are based.
Understand that "corporate personhood
" simply expresses the idea that the corporation has a legal identity separate from its shareholders.
The move to grant fetuses legal and political standing took root back in 2008, when "local anti-choice groups founded an umbrella organization called Personhood
USA" (2) to advance "personhood
" measures nationwide.
USA, the activists behind the personhood
campaign, sought to focus the campaign on women and their "protection." In fact, proponents of the amendment went so far in disguising the amendment to make it appear as merely a revision to the criminal code in order protect women.
(6.) Ari Armstrong, "How Republican Libby Szabo Lost My Vote," AriArmstrong.com, September 26, 2008, http://ariarmstrong.com/2008/09/how-republican-libby-szabo-lost-my-vote/; Ari Armstrong, "Why I Cannot Vote for 'Personhood
' Supporter Laura Woods," AriArmstrong.com, October 7, 2014, http://ariarmstrong.com/2 014/10/why-i-cannot-vote-for-personhood-supporter-laura-woods/;Ari Armstrong, "Why I'll (Probably) Vote Straight Republican This Year," AriArmstrong.com, September 21, 2014, http://ariarmstrong.com/2014/09/why-ill-probably-vote-straight-republican-this-year/.
This year, not only were the personhood
proposals rejected, candidates who had previously supported the movement started madly backing away.
We feel this is a necessary methodological choice because the practice of inscribing state personhood
is so old, while the formal engagement on doing so is relatively young, which suggests that the line of inquiry is already standing upon the entirety of international relations literature generally.