Woman Questions

Woman Questions : Essays for a Materialist Feminism

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In this collection of essays, the author - an American feminist thinker - focuses on key theoretical ideas: the problem of theorizing gender alongside race and class, the relationship of feminism to Marxism and the evolution of social-feminist theory and practice.show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 276g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • notes, index
  • 0745306764
  • 9780745306766

Table of contents

Part 1 Socialist feminism: questions on the woman question; socialist feminism. Part 2 Feminism and Marxist theory: Marxism and feminism - unhappy marriage, trial separation or something else?; Engel's origin - a defective formulation; from the woman question to women's liberation. Part 3 Difference, diversity and equality: class and other roots; telling tales - historians and our own lives; beyond equality - some feminist questions; considering difference - the case of the family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.show more

About Lise Vogel

Lise Vogel has written widely on feminism and Marxism: her most recent book is Mothers on the Job (Rutgers University Press). A Professor of Sociology at Rider University, she is the 1994-5 Harris Visiting Professor at Denison University, Ohio.show more

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