No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women [1st ed] 978-0-307-41624-7, 0307416240, 9780345450531, 0345450531

Repeatedly declared dead by the media, the women's movement has never been as vibrant as it is today. Indeed as Sta

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No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women [1st ed]
 978-0-307-41624-7, 0307416240, 9780345450531, 0345450531

Table of contents :
Content: 1. The historical case for feminism --
pt. 1. Before feminism --
2. Gender and power --
pt. 2. The historical emergence of feminisms --
3. Women's rights, women's work, and women's sphere --
4. Race and the politics of identity in U.S. feminism --
5. The global stage and the politics of location --
pt. 3. The politics of work and family --
6. Never done : women's domestic labor --
7. Industrialization, wage labor, and the economic gender gap --
8. Workers and mothers : feminist social policies --
pt. 4. The politics of health and sexuality --
9. Medicine, markets, and the female body --
10. Reproduction : the politics of choice --
11. Sexualities, identities, and self-determination --
12. Gender and violence --
pt. 5. Feminist visions and strategies --
13. New words and images : women's creativity as feminist practice --
14. No turning back : women and politics.

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