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Feminism in Our Time: The Essential Writings, World War II to the Present

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Publisher Comments:

From Simone de Beauvoir to Susan Faludi, from the ERA to Anita Hill — a historically informed sourcebook that defines the intellectual and political underpinnings of contemporary feminism.

In this important volume, the respected feminist historian Miriam Schneir completes the work she began in her bestselling Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings, presenting contemporary writings that define the women's movement today add reveal how radically transformative a force it is throughout the world.

Ranging from intensely personal statements to ringing manifestos, from diagnosis to outright rebellion, and incorporating both public records and works addressing such specific issues as religion, rape, women's health, pornography, and the concerns of lesbians and women of color, Feminism in Our Time is the most thorough record to date of women's ongoing struggle to control their own destinies and provide alternative visions of the just society and a true human equality.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 485-488) and index.

Table of Contents

Reawakening — An early victory — Sisterhood — "We cannot rely on existing ideologies" — Our bodies — Working for change — Themes of the eighties and nineties.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679745082
Editor:
Schneir, Miriam
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Editor:
Schneir, Miriam
Author:
Schneir, Miriam
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Minority Studies
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Women -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Feminism -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19940631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.05x5.20x.94 in. .83 lbs.

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