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Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism

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A generation ago, they wrote Beyond the Fragments. Inspired by the activism of the 1970s and facing the imminent triumph of the Right under Margaret Thatcher, they sought to apply our experiences as feminists to creating stronger bonds of solidarity in a new kind of Left movement. Since then the obstacles facing them have grown formidably—deepening recession, environmental ...more
Paperback, 253 pages
Published October 1st 1981 by Alyson Pubns (first published January 1st 1979)
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Dan Sharber
Jan 22, 2013 Dan Sharber rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this was a very interesting book. it was written in the earliest 70's and this version was updated/revised and reprinted in 1979 so much of the material is around specific arguments that were going on in british organizing at that time. however there is a lot in here that i think is relevant today - especially in light of the ongoing collapse of the swp (uk). it seems that some socialist groups never considered the organizational implications of the rising feminist movement of the 70's and only ...more
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opne of my favorite political books on women and revolution
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Sheila Rowbotham (born 1943) is a British socialist feminist theorist and writer.

Rowbotham was born in Leeds (in present-day West Yorkshire), the daughter of a salesman for an engineering company and an office clerk. From an early age, she was deeply interested in history. She has written that traditional political history "left her cold", but she credited Olga Wilkinson, one of her teachers, with
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