The dialectic of sex: the case for feminist revolution

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Quill, 1970 - Social Science - 224 pages
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In the light of recent developments concerning the still-present gulf between the sexes, books by and about women and society have climbed to the top of the bestseller lists. Listed as one of the 20 most influential women's books of the last 20 years in a Publishers Weekly poll, this classic in feminist theory is now reissued in a new Quill edition. Illustrated.

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The audacity of The Dialectic of Sex is to me its most outstanding feature. Firestone brilliantly expands on Marx and Engels' ideas, fiddles with Freud's theories to make them terrifyingly convincing ... Read full review

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User Review  - First Name - Goodreads

The chapter on race - in which she argues "racism is sexism extended" - is absolutely horrendous and indicative of the kinds of "insights" in the book. Read full review


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Shulamith Firestone was a founder of the women’ s liberation movement and editor of "Notes," a journal of radical feminism. She lives in New York City.

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