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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Review: The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

User Review  - Susannah Bain - Goodreads

My reaction to this book was quite mixed. The opening chapter promised a synthesis of psychoanalysis and historical materialism, re-articulated on the basis of women being the 'true' working-class ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elham - Goodreads

In my own case, I had to retain myself out of that phony smile, which is like a nervous tic on every teenage girl. And this meant that I smiled rarely, for in truth, when it came down to real smiling ... Read full review


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About the author (1970)

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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