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Alexandra Kollontai and Red Love: Against The Current vol. 81
Ebert, Teresa L.
What is “Red Love”—and more specifically, what is a socialist, or more complexly, a communist theory of love and sexuality?
Bad Attitude/s On Trial: Pornography, Feminism, and the Butler Decision
Cossman, Brenda; Bell, Shannon; Gotell, Lise; Rose, Becki L
This work, wrtten by four Canadian feminist university professors, analyzes law and pornography.
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on women.
Feminism: Connexipedia Article
Used to describe a political, cultural or economic movement aimed at establishing more rights and legal protection for women.
Feminism, Politcal Economy, and the State
Armstrong, Pat; Connelly, Patricia M
Is Feminist Ethics Possible?
Code, Lorraine ; Ford, Maureen ; Martindale, Kathleen ; Sherwin, Susan ; Shogan, Debra
Life without Limits: The Delusions of Technological Fundamentalism
Jensen, Robert
In a routinely delusional world, what is the most dangerous delusion? This delusion is not limited to one country, one group, or one political party, but rather is the unstated assumption of everyday ...
Machismo and Its Discontents: Against The Current vol. 134
Ferguson, Ann
The one clear memory I have of 1968 (as opposed to all those other antiwar and pro-civil rights struggles in which I was engaged in the 1960s and ‘70s) is that I was a member of a faculty ad-hoc group...
Nothing Mat(t)ers: A Feminist Critique of Postmodernism
Brodribb, Somer
An explanation of the foundation of recent post-modern theory which also criticises the misogynist and patriarchal work of Jacques Lacan, Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Jean Baudrillard and Jean-Fr...
A Parable of Women's Liberation: Against The Current vol. 134
Tax, Meredith
Interview with Meredith Tax.
Pioneers of Women's Liberation
Holmstrom, nancy
A review of Hal Draper's book "Women and Class: Toward a Socialist Feminism."
Pioneers of Women's Liberation: Women and Class: Toward a Socialist Feminism (Book Review)
Holmstrom, Nancy (Reviewer); Draper, Hal (Author)
Hal Draper (1914-1990) was both a master polemicist and an erudite scholar of Marxism and of socialist history, often combining these talents in withering critiques of alternative analyses. These qual...
The Power of Women United: Against The Current vol. 134
Dawson, Kipp
Interview with Kipp Dawson.
The Professor of Parody
Nussbaum, Martha
It is difficult to come to grips with Judith Butler’s ideas because it is difficult to figure out what they are.
The Radical Women Manifesto: Socialist Feminist Theory, Program, and Organizational Structure
The complete guide to Radical Women, an activist, multiracial, queer and straight socialist feminist organization.
Remembering Rosalyn Baxandall
Milkman, Ruth
Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall was a pioneering figure of socialist feminism in the United States.
She's Beautiful When She's Angry
Dore, Mary (director)
She's Beautiful When She's Angry resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement in the United States from 1966 to 1971. She's Beautiful ...
Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild
Siegel, Deborah
A study of controversies in the feminist movement from the 1960s to the 2000s. Siegel wants readers to know about the multifaceted and contentious history of what is called feminism's "second wave" so...
Socialist Feminism: A Strategy for the Women's Movement
Booth, Heather; Creamer, Day; Davis, Susan; Dobbin, Deb; Kaufman, Robin; Klass, Tobey
Our movement's strategy must grow from an understanding of the dynamics of power, with the realization that those who have power have a vested interest in preserving it and the institutional forms whi...
Untying the Knot
Freeman, Jo; Levine, Cathy
We Need to Talk about Women: The Problem with Western Liberal 'Feminists'
Chehade, Ghada
Western women have fought hard and bravely for rights and privileges that were denied to generations of women before them and have made vast strides towards greater equality and representation in soci...
Woman's Consciousness, Man's World
Rowbotham, Sheila
The cultural and economic liberation of women is inseparable from the creation of a society in which all people no longer have their lives stolen from them, and in which the conditions of their produc...

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Off Our Backs
Off Our Backs is a nonprofit organization run by a collective where decisions are made by consensus. Formerly a print news journal by, for, and about women, off our backs was published from 1970 to 20...

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They Are Burning Effigies They Are Burning Effigies Why, Why, Why, Effigies?
Morton, Peggy
Morton argues that the Women's Movement has attempted to organize women around their perceived weaknesses. Instead, she argues for an autonomous Women's Movement predicated on the inherent strength of...