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Jo Freeman

Författare till Women: A Feminist Perspective

15+ verk 417 medlemmar 2 recensioner

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Jo Freeman is author of two prize-winning books: A Room at a Time: How Women Entered Party Politics and The Politics of Women's Liberation. She is the coeditor of Waves of Protest and editor of Social Movements of the Sixties and Seventies and five editions of Women: A Feminist Perspective

Inkluderar namnen: Joreen, Freeman Jo

Foto taget av: Jo Freeman. Photo by Carol Moore.

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Andra namn
Joreen
Kön
female
Nationalitet
USA

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Women and politics demonstrates how women influenced the political process from before they could vote through about 1970. Although the author seems strongest discssing the 1920s and 1930s, the book places political women of the 1940s, 50s and 60s who were iportant to servicewomen in a historic and politic context. Valuable reference book.
 
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MWMLibrary | Jan 14, 2022 |
A pamphlet containing two important essays of the period: Jo Freeman's "The Tyranny of Structurelessness" and Cathy Levine's "The Tyranny of Tyranny." Freeman's article argues that in the name of egalitarianism, feminist groups try to practice leaderlessness; in fact, what happens (she states) is that informal elites arise in such groups, leading to the creation of unacknowledged power structures and hierarchies, which are all the more difficult to oppose because they are unacknowledged - and often unconscious. Levine admits that these hierarchies exist, but asserts that they are not inevitable; unfortunately, she spills virtually no ink on the essential question of how to avoid them! My rating reflects what would be a 5/5 score for the Freeman article and a 1/5 score for Levine's.… (mer)
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chamekke | Aug 25, 2007 |

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Statistik

Verk
15
Även av
3
Medlemmar
417
Popularitet
#58,443
Betyg
3.9
Recensioner
2
ISBN
25

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