Gathering Rage: The Failure Of Twentieth Century Revolutions To Develop A Feminist Agenda
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Gathering Rage: The Failure Of Twentieth Century Revolutions To Develop A Feminist Agenda

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Published by Monthly Review Press, 122 West 27th Street, New York, NY 10001. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 1st 1999 by Monthly Review Press (first published January 1st 1992)
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Dan Sharber
this book was just ok. i think the topic is very important and something i am very interested in. and her arguments for why we need feminism in our revolutionary movements are pretty right on. she also provides useful examples of where things have gone wrong by viewing the women question as ancillary to the movement. my only real critique is based around the author's particular brand of feminism. over all randall has a pretty class based analysis of social and revolutionary movements but the sor...more
Josh
Mar 18, 2008 Josh rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People interested in Marxism, feminism, Cuba, or Nicaragua
Recommended to Josh by: AK Press
Margaret Randall lived in Cuba for 10 years and Nicaragua for 4, raising children and building socialism in both countries. Through the lenses of history, Marxist and gender analysis, and her experiences she raises questions relating to the failure of revolutionary Marxist movements to develop a serious gender analysis or a rightful place for women within their states.

This book is somewhat light on analysis, or perhaps just a bit too short, but provides compelling accounts of life in socialist...more
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