Notes from an Incomplete Revolution: Real Life Since Feminism

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Bantam Books, 1997 - Social Science - 256 pages
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Do women - whether they're twenty or forty or sixty - feel more in control of their lives? Has feminism made us more - or less - fulfilled in our relationships with men and with each other? With her keen eye for contradictions, Meredith Maran finds our new realities in surprising places: on a racquetball court facing an unyielding female opponent; before a classroom of high school students, openly discussing her bisexuality; in a courtroom during a sexual abuse trial. Through her singular experiences she illuminates the issues millions of women confront daily: her thorny relationship with her mother; the politics of flirting; the struggle to raise caring, responsible children in the face of racism and violence.

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Essays from a still idealistic baby boomer on the legacies of feminism—and on battles yet to be won. Maran (What It's Like to Live Now, 1995), a bisexual freelance writer and business consultant ... Read full review

Notes from an incomplete revolution: real life since feminism

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"If the personal is indeed political, what does my real life say about my politics?" asks Maran, a feminist activist for the past 25 years. By recounting in detail her own successes and failures ... Read full review


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Meredith Maran is the author of several books of nonfiction, including the bestsellers What It's Like to Live Now, Ben & Jerry's Double Dip, and Class Dismissed. She writes regularly for such publications as Self, Parenting, Utne Reader, Tikkun, Bride's, Mother Jones, Teacher, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The San Jose Mercury News.

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