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

User Review  - Duncan Robertson - Goodreads

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

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

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  - Mona Ohana - Goodreads

Shulie does what Freud, Marx, and Engels combined fell short in doing. She synthesizes a class analysis that incorporates the politics of sex. Firestone's Dialectic should be taught alongside primary ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Itala T. - Goodreads

Best feminist theory tome from the 70s feminist wave... along with Germaine Greer's, perhaps. If feminism had followed this path, it would have made radical, systemic change in social and economic ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kathleen O'Neal - Goodreads

Shulamith Firestone understood better than anyone that has ever lived the way in which women's oppression intersects with the oppression of youth. Anyone interested in feminism or youth liberation needs to read this book. Read full review

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

User Review  - Mhairi Mcalpine - Goodreads

Fantastic book - a classic of the second wave, and before its time. Chapters 1 and 2 in particular are fantastic. In chapter 1 Firestone explores biology and gendering in the context of Marx, and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Lestari Hairul - Goodreads

I know it's a classic and I actually do like some chapters but in the end, I didn't like it at all. The suggestions became predictions that came true, came and went and we're still neck-high in the patriarchy. Read full review

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

User Review  - Maddi - Goodreads

Thought-provoking and imaginative in its exploration of arguments for feminism and its insight into the chauvanist's thought process, however I found it to be too simplistic in its view that females ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jessalyn Wakefield - Goodreads

DOWN WITH CHILDHOOD Read full review

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

User Review  - peaseblossom - Goodreads

This book is total whiplash. Firestone is totally brilliant one moment, and totally ridiculous the next. Even though I agreed with many of her premises, and some of her conclusions, I was often ... Read full review


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