The Feminist Papers: From Adams to de Beauvoir

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Alice S. Rossi
UPNE, 1988 - Social Science - 716 pages
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Here are, as Alice Rossi claims in her well-written preface, 'the essential works of feminism, ' published over a period of 200 years. Her introductions to each section are informative and written with nonpolemical grace. -- Doris Grumbach, New Republic
  

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Contents

Analysis versus Action
3
Judith Sargent
16
Mary Wollstonecraft
25
A Vindication of the Rights
40
Frances Wright 17951852
86
Harriet Martineau
118
Society in America
125
Margaret
144
Along the Suffrage Trail
407
Selections from the History of Woman Suffrage
413
Feminism and Class Politics
473
The Origin of the Family
480
August Bebel 18401913
496
Emma Goldman 18691940
506
Margaret Sanger 18791966
517
Suzanne LaFollette b 1893
537

John Stuart Mill
183
The Subjection of Women
196
Feminism
239
Sarah Grimke 1792
282
Letters on the Equality of
306
The Blackwell Clan
323
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
378
Womans Bible
401
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
566
Women and Economics
572
Feminism and Intellectual Complexity
615
Virginia Woolf 18821941
622
Margaret Mead b 1901
653
Simone de Beauvoir
672
References
707
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Alice S. Rossi, editor of the volume and author of six of the thirteen chapters, is the Harriet Martineau Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a past president of the American Sociological Association and the author of many books, including "Sexuality across the Life Course," also published by the University of Chicago Press. Both she and the contributing authors were members or associates of the Research Network on Successful Midlife Development, a network supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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