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I like the idea of the socialist feminism (rather than a Marxist one) that is presented here. A Marxist feminism is a feminism that sees ‘the women’s issue’ as being subservient to ‘the class issue’. One of the things that is made clear in this book, particularly in the discussion in the early case studies, is that class and gender provide different perspectives for viewing power within societies and the consequences of the use of power to those societies. An ironic example may make this point m ...more
Professor Jillian Blackmore is the Director of the Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation at Deakin University.More about Jill Blackmore...