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Feminism and community

Author: Penny A Weiss; Marilyn Friedman
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1995.
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A collection of essays on the importance of community to women's social, cultural, and political relationships.

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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny A Weiss; Marilyn Friedman
ISBN: 1566392764 9781566392761 1566392772 9781566392778
OCLC Number: 31815025
Description: xiv, 411 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A community of secrets: the separate world of Bedouin women / Lila Abu-Lughod --
A letter from a battered wife / Del Martin --
The death of the profane: a commentary on the genre of legal writing / Patricia J. Williams --
Burning incense, pledging sisterhood: communities of women workers in the Shanghai cotton mills, 1919-1949 / Emily Honig --
The tired poem: last letter from a typical unemployed black professional woman / Kate Rushin --
Separatism as strategy: female institution building and American feminism, 1870-1930 / Estelle Freedman --
Seizing the means of reproduction: an illegal feminist abortion collective--how and why it worked / Pauline B. Bart. The furies collective / Rita Mae Brown --
Sisterhood and friendship as feminist models / María C. Lugones in collaboration with Pat Alake Rosezelle --
Breathing life into ourselves: the evolution of the national black women's health project / Byllye Y. Avery --
Lesbian community: heterodox congregation / Marilyn Frye --
Feminism and communitarianism: comparing critiques of liberalism / Penny A. Weiss --
Feminism and modern friendship: dislocating the community / Marilyn Friedman --
Non-contractual society: a feminist view / Virginia Held. The ideal of community and the politics of difference / Iris Marion Young --
Feminism, family, and community / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
Separating from heterosexualism / Sarah Lucia Hoagland --
Sisterhood: political solidarity between women / bell hooks --
Women and the Holocaust: a reconsideration of research / Joan Ringelheim --
Feminism and democratic community / Jane Mansbridge --
Feminist communities and moral revolution / Ann Ferguson --
If not with others, how? / Adrienne Rich.
Responsibility: edited by Penny A. Weiss and Marilyn Friedman.
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"Construing 'community' extremely broadly, from personal friendship to global dreams, this imaginative collection reveals the diversity of women's experiences in both traditional and feminist Read more...

 
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