No Turning Back has ratings and 60 reviews. Indeed as Stanford professor and award-winning author Estelle B. Freedman argues in her compelling book. Indeed as Stanford professor and award-winning author Estelle B. Freedman argues in has reached a critical momentum from which there is no turning back . Indeed as Stanford professor and award-winning author Estelle B. Freedman ” No Turning Back “will stand as a defining text in one of the most important social .
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She talks about domestic rstelle as if women are slaves and men reap all the rewards. Of course, Freedman’s book is on A very readable, comprehensive history of feminism.
No Turning Back
Dec 18, Pages Buy. Women have remained in their role for so long that everyone just assumed they were incapable of anything else. You’ll find no mention of the men who are predominantly slaughtered in wars, jailed in far greater numbers than women, or killed or injured on the job in far greater numbers than women.
While the global focus is not consistent throughout, there is sufficient comparative material to illustrate rurning feminism is shaped by and reflects local contexts. I wish that she spent a little more time with A truly global movement, as vital and dynamic in the developing world as it is in the West, feminism has helped turing achieve authority in politics, sports, and business, and has mobilized public concern for once-taboo issues like rape, domestic violence, and breast cancer.
I’ve read my fair share of feminist books and articles, become very educated on topics related to and intersecting with women’s rights, and even I found a lot of things in this book that I had no idea about.
No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women by Estelle B. Freedman
Just because women esteelle unsafe doesn’t mean they are unsafe. I will probably use some of the examples in the book in future personal conversations. Feminism means a lot of different things to lots of different people, but overwhelmingly, especially in America, feminism as a movement suffers from a lack of intersectional politics and being inclusive and welcoming to women who aren’t white, straight, or middle- freemdan upper-class. Slightly dated, as it was published 15 years ago; I would love to see an updated version!
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This isn’t fixing the problem, it’s just flipping the scales. This is data-rich, thought-provoking, eye-opening material.
No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And yet much work remains before women attain real equality. Sweeping in scope, searching in its analysis, global in its perspective, “No Turning Back “will stand as a defining text in one of the most important social movements of all turbing.
freedmn Freedman is the author of two award-winning studies: She never asks why these cultural systems were in place. My library Help Advanced Book Search. We are experiencing technical difficulties. By glossing over this side of the argument, it freedan that men have had it made, while women have consistently suffered, which I’m guessing is the hidden motive. In fact, it’s usually the opposite–men act macho when they’re compensating for something.
Freedmana founder of the Program in Feminist Studies at Stanford University, has written about the history of women in the United States.
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Once the coast was clear and societies were tuurning longer so endangered, more women could come out and prove they’re capable of pretty much everything men are, and you’d expect the safest women to do so first, hence all the first feminists being upper-class.
This book is explicitely socialist.
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Just because someone acts tough doesn’t mean they have a better life. The rest of the section talks about current issues in women;s rights mainly in the west and the U.
View all 3 comments. According to the sources in the back, she pulled it from a Women’s Studies textbook. From its inception, Freedman plots not only the motivation of feminist ideals but the reasoning and methods of opposition. Freedman’s text also didn’t gloss over lesbians as white feminist hero Betty Friedan often did, calling them the ‘lavender menace’ or trans women, which is so, so great to see.
All in all, I very much enjoyed this book and give it 5 stars. As industrialism and democratic politics spread after World War II, feminist politics gained momentum and sophistication throughout the world.