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Marxism & feminism. by Charnie Guettel

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Published by Women"s Press] in [Toronto .
Written in English


  • Feminism.,
  • Women and socialism.,
  • Women and communism.,
  • Women"s rights.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHX546 .G83
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19104508M

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' Marxism and Feminism is a serious, nuanced collection that covers a great deal of ground in a clear and concise way. The essays here represent a profoundly warm, human way of thinking through some of the toughest political problems of our age.' Nina Power, author of One Dimensional Woman. In her preface to "Marxism and the Oppression of Women: Toward a Unitary Theory," Lise Vogel acknowledges the value of marxist theory: "I remain convinced that the revival of Marxist theory, not the construction of some socialist-feminist synthesis, offers the best chance to provide theoretical guidance in the coming battles for the liberation /5(3). Marxism and the Oppression of Women: Toward a Unitary Theory is a book by the sociologist Lise Vogel, in which the author voices concern that the philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels failed to incorporate women's oppression into their critiques of capitalism, and examines how socialist movements in Europe and in the United States have addressed women's oppression. The book Publisher: Rutgers University Press. Home» Books» Feminism & Marxism Feminism & Marxism. By Workers World staff posted on February 5, Download Now: Editions: PDF. ISBN: Pages: A Marxist analysis of the role of women through history - Shows that in the primitive society – the matriarchy – men and women worked together as equals.