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Publisher Comments:

In a familiar voice filled with warmth, compassion, and strength, Phyllis Chesler takes stock of her generation's legacy to the present and future, and challenges readers to protect what has been won and to confront the monumental tasks still ahead.

Book News Annotation:

This book represents an older feminist's efforts to pass on what she has learned to the next generation. Chesler (psychology and women's studies, College of Staten Island) discusses the basic aspects of feminism, explains its relevance in a world that is in danger of taking it for granted, and examines sisterhood, sex, families, motherhood, resistance to the status quo, work, and the economics of power. She is careful to include males in the new generation of feminists, with the last letter written to her son.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568580937
Author:
Chesler, Phyllis
Publisher:
Seal Press
Author:
Chesler, Phyllis
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Women's rights
Subject:
PHI031000
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
19971218
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 9 lb

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