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The dialectic of sex : the case for feminist revolution / Shulamith Firestone.

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Cambria County Library 305.42 F523d (Text) 85131001743724 CACM New Book Available -

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  • ISBN: 0374527873
  • ISBN: 9780374527877
  • Physical Description: 216 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.

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The dialectic of sex -- On American feminism -- Freudianism: the misguided feminism -- Down with childhood -- Racism: the sexism of the family of man -- Love -- The culture of romance -- (Male) culture -- Dialectics of cultural history -- The ultimate revolution: demands and speculations.
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"Beginning with a look at the radical and grassroots history of the first wave (with its foundation in the abolition movement of the time), Firestone documents its major victory, the granting of the vote to women in 1920, and the fifty years of ridicule that followed. She goes on to deftly synthesize the work of Freud, Marx, de Beauvoir, and Engels to create a cogent argument for feminist revolution. Identifying women as a caste, she declares that they must seize the means of reproduction?for as long as women (and only women) are required to bear and rear children, they will be singled out as inferior. Ultimately she presents feminism as the key radical ideology, the missing link between Marx and Freud, uniting their visions of the political and the personal." -- Amazon.
Subject: Feminist theory.
Feminism > United States.
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