[Pdf Read] Sisterhood Is Powerful An Anthology of Writings from the Women's Liberation Movement
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how fresh so much of it still is that is if ou look past the 1970s era fresh so much of it still is that is if Il est temps d'agir (IC.ESSAIS) you look past the 1970s era That s not necessarily a good thing What came as the greatest surprise after 40ears of being indoctrinated by the myth of the humorless feminist is just how witty and snarky the movement This would be worth picking up for the SCUM manifesto alone far witty and self aware than ou might expect But reactionary demagogues only represent a
HANDFUL OF THE DIVERSE VOICES THAT of the diverse voices that beneath the large ideological tent of this collectionIt s hard to know whether it s good or bad that nowadays we need to reread a book like this to remember what our mothers or mine at any rate fought so hard forMore important this is a good book to have around for picking up them uppity broads who hang out in coffee shops 2nd wave 101 in a good way This is one of the first books of the second wave of the women s movement Very important collection. Egrading terms that can be applied to a man is son of a bitch Multiple Choice 1 Most rapes are committed by a women; b children; c men perverts; d I am unable to distinguish rape from ordinary sexual relations 2 Which do ou prefer being called a lady; b woman; c female; d girl; e none of the above 3 If I could do away with anything I wanted the first thing I would do away with is a the family; b the state; c private property; d menstrual periods; e all of the above Essay Discuss the variations in tone possible when asking a male druggist Have ou Tampax Super. ,
That I often forgot I was reading a book published in is still a political issue
We Have Bridal Culture still have bridal culture still have Miss America There s still the problem of child care and there are not nearly enough women in leadership roles in the workforce And women are still underpaid Just to name a fewThe documents from WITCH Women s International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell are excellent and the essays from the lesbian community are very moving powerful By the end of the book though I was still haunted by Lucinda Cisler s uestions from her essay Unfinished Business Birth Control and Women s LiberationWill new d No one remembers this one any It helped me to stay and continue to believe in the written word though I do not now hold that belief50years is a long time to readAs radical and old fashioned as this is I d still encourage oung women and old to peruse it and every once and again read hard I m re reading this Ion of women attacks the freudian view of the female and discusses the problems of the aging woman abortion and birth control prostitution the persecution of lesbians Black women a Mexican woman high school women ex New Leftists housewives and seasoned feminists speak from their experience in tones that range from detachment to outrage ARE MEN REALLY THE ENEMYA uestionnaire by Jayne West from No More Fun and Games True or False Woman's work is never done You can't tell a book by its cover Housework can be fun A female dog is referred to as a bitch One of the .
Lest we forgetevery woman s ability to own a home have a credit rating and have a crack at an executive position is due to the sacrifice and hard work of the feminists of the 60 s and 70 s This book is a time piece and testament to their efforts You go girls I read this book as an 18 ear old freshman at a catholic women s college in 1970 It changed my life for the better and baptized me into womanhood I shortly left that nunnery This book was formative and empowering to my thinking and understanding of feminist issues when I read it in the 70s In fact I think it was life changing in that it articulated what it is that women deal with Wonderful introduction to feminist issues All feminists were reading and discussing it in the 1970s VERY worthwhile When I first started it I was taking it as a historical book and was interested in learning about the women s movement at that point in time What was interesting and depressing was. Here is the first comprehensive collection of writings from the Women's Liberation Movement including articles poems photo graphs and manifestos This anthology captures
The Range Of Problemsrange of problems considered by the new feminists and the variety of approaches to analysis and action Over fifty contributors all women write about how the 51% minority group
Is Used And Abusedused And Abused The Major abused the major of our society marriage the family church courts the media welfare the schools the professions business and industry A section on the psychological and sexual repress.