Introduction: A Radical Approach to Political Thinking / Lori Jo Marso and Patricia Moynagh -- 1. Beauvoir on Lived Reality, Exemplary Validity, and a Method for Political Thought / Patricia Moynagh -- 2. Beauvoir's Unsettling of the Universal / Emily Zakin -- 3. Reading Beauvoir with and against Foucault / Sonia Kruks -- 4. Beauvoir on Mothers, Daughters, and Political Coalitions / Lori Jo Marso -- 5. Beauvoir and Ethical Responsibility / Karen Shelby -- 6. Beauvoir and the Case of Djamila Boupacha / Mary Caputi.