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Bound By Power: Intended Consequences
Klaehn, Jeffery (ed.)
These essays focus on how power and ideology work within society. Interviews are with Noam Chomsky, Linda McQuaig, Robert Bertuzzi and others. They speak to the issues of the understanding of power an...
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
Color of Violence : The INCITE! Anthology
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (ed.)
An anthology of critical writings demanding that we address violence against women of color in all its forms, including interpersonal violence, such as sexual and domestic violence, and state violence...
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I: Economic Writings 1
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis
This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, an...
Confronting the -isms: Against The Current vol. 133
Allen, Chude Pam
I love the name Against the Current and would add that to be active in the Women’s Liberation Movement at the beginning of 1968 was to be “against the current.” And “the current” then was as much the ...
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin, Murray
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
Feminism, Politcal Economy, and the State
Armstrong, Pat; Connelly, Patricia M
Healing the Wounds: The Promise of Ecofeminism
Plant, Judith
An anthology of writings on ecofeminism.
The importance of dealing with Occupy's misogyny problem
Kay, Joseph
An account of some misogynist dynamics within the Occupy movement and the need to challenge them.
Marx on Gender and the Family: A Critical Study
Brown, Heather
A study devoted exclusively to Marx's perspectives on gender and the family.
Marx rediscovered: A review of Heather A Brown, Marx on Gender and the Family: A Critical Study
McGregor, Sheila
Sheila McGregor states that Heather Brown has written an important study of Marx’s writings on women’s oppression. Brown situates her book in the current economic and political context, noting the rol...
Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labour
Mies, Maria
Maria Mies argues that feminist analysis must not be misled by the ideological and structural divisions between 'Western' and 'Third World' women created by the global system of capitalist patriarchy....
The sex work debate - a response to Jess Edwards
Schaffauser, Thierry
Contribution to the debate on sex work which has been taking place in the International Socialism journal.
Sex-Pol: Essays 1929-1934
Reich, Wilhelm; (Baxandall, Lee, ed.)
Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
The Socialist Register 1983: Volume 20: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
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Structures of Patriarchy: The State, the Community and the Household
Agarwal, Bina (ed.)
Concerned with the changing structures and class character of the state in Asia and its increasing tendency to be dominated by specific interest groups -- religions, ethnic, and communal -- the contri...
Theories of Patriarchy
German, Lindsey
The most persistent and widespread theory around the women’s movement today is that of patriarchy. This is justified by pointing to the existence of women’s oppression in societies other than those of...
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...
Women Stand Up, Fight Back: Against The Current vol. 133
Tribich, Chloe
What would it mean to truly end gender-and-race-based violence? How can radicals acknowledge the totalizing violence of white supremacy while also accounting for the very diverse, and sometimes confli...
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...

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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...