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Moreover, the more deformed desires an agent has in her total desire set, the greater the likelihood that she will be under their sway, since they will not be counteracted by nondeformed desires.
The bargainers with patriarchy, then, face the external constraints of patriarchy, and have both deformed and nondeformed desires.
This view holds out promise that women can exhibit at least some degree of autonomy in following their nondeformed desires, and thus be motivated to act in ways that do not contribute to their own oppression.
Indeed, Uma Narayan explicitly acknowledges that women under patriarchy have both deformed desires and nondeformed desires, and believes that women can be fully autonomous because they
Several features distinguish deformed desires from nondeformed desires.
Deep down, Pineau and MacKinnon are arguing, women really know what they want and what is good for them despite patriarchy's influence on them and their desires; they have competing nondeformed desires for their own welfare.