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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User Review  - Chai - Goodreads

Astonishing and amazing. Can't believe I hadn't read it earlier. Read full review

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

User Review  - Shannon - Goodreads

This book was such an important text for launching the second wave of the feminist movement. Much of it has aged well--her criticism is valid and revolutionary--but Firestone doesn't go far enough in problematizing Freud, and also makes some SUPER RACIST arguments. 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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