Iris Marion Young

Former Professor at University of Chicago


Iris Marion Young (1949-2006) was professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. She was affiliated with the Gender Studies Center and the Human Rights program. Her research interests were in contemporary political theory, feminist social theory, and normative analysis of public policy.

Young's books include Justice and the Politics of Difference (1990); Throwing Like a Girl and Other Essays in Feminist Philosophy and Social Theory (1990); Intersecting Voices: Dilemmas of Gender, Political Philosophy, and Policy (1997); and Inclusion and Democracy (2000).

Featured Work

MAR 23, 2004 Article

Responsibility and Global Labor Justice

Who should take responsibility for the global labor injustices that are manifested in the existence of sweatshops in the apparel industry? And, what is the ...