Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution
Author of the well-known short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" and other important fiction, Charlotte Perkins [Stetson] Gilman (1860–1935) was an ardent advocate of women's rights. In this classic feminist treatise, Gilman argues that women's dependence on men for their livelihood results in a state of arrested intellectual and emotional development deleterious to both genders. Moreover, she explains, such reliance causes shortcomings in the human species as a whole.
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Readable, and often interesting, but also somewhat repetitive at points and dated, particularly in early chapters. If you're interested in the subject as applicable to early twentieth century American ... Read full review