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Women, the Family, and Freedom: The Debate in Documents, Volume II, 1880-1950

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This is the second book in a two-part collection of 264 primary source documents from the Enlightenment to 1950 chronicling the public debate that raged in Europe and America over the role of women in Western society. The present volume looks at the period from 1880 to 1950. The central issues—motherhood, women's legal position in the family, equality of the sexes, the effect on social stability of women's education and labor—extended to women the struggle by men for personal and political liberty.

These issues were political, economic, and religious dynamite. They exploded in debates of philosophers, political theorists, scientists, novelists, and religious and political leaders. This collection emphasizes the debate by juxtaposing prevailing and dissenting points of view at given historical moments (e.g. Madame de Staël vs. Rousseau, Eleanor Marx vs. Pope Leo XIII, Strindberg vs. Ibsen, Simone de Beauvoir vs. Margaret Mead). Each section is preceded by a contextual headnote pinpointing the documents significance. Many of the documents have been translated into English for the first time.

Table of Contents

v. 1. 1750-1880 — v. 2. 1880-1950.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804711739
Author:
Bell, Susan G.
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Editor:
Bell, Susan; Offen, Karen
Author:
Bell, Susan
Author:
Offen, Karen M.
Author:
Bell, Susan Groag
Author:
Offen, Karen
Location:
Stanford, Calif. :
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
World
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Women's rights
Subject:
Family -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Subject:
Family -- Europe -- History -- Sources.
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Women, the Family, and Freedom
Series Volume:
Volume 2, 1880-1950
Publication Date:
19830631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
492
Dimensions:
8.9 x 6 x 1 in

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