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Sisterhood is Global: The International Women's Movement Anthology
Sisterhood Is Global has been revered as the essential feminist text on the international women's movement since its first appearance, when it was hailed as "a historic publishing event." The anthology features original essays Morgan commissioned from a deliberately eclectic mix of women both famous and less known-grass-roots activisits, politicians, scholars, querillas, n ...more
Paperback, 832 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by The Feminist Press at CUNY
(first published January 1st 1984)
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Required text the first year it was out in '85 in a Gender and Anthropology class. A long-standing classic in Women's Studies, but issues of women's lives around the globe are still sideline topics in much of global/crosscultural/transnational education. Still plenty worthwhile and thought how Morgan made the obvious point about feminism as fundamentally a global women's rights after reading by Jessa Crispin Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist ManifestoWhy I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifes ...more
Feb 12, 2015 Stephy rated it liked it · review of another edition
When this was published, it was the defining work on the place of women and status of women around the world, through the eyes of many women of many cultures. I learned so much about women around the world that I could only read some, then sit and assimilate, then read more. I was dumbfounded by the sheer ignorance I, with my really decent education, had of anyplace but here. It was the jumping off point for many years of reading. It opened me to the world in the same way that sisterhood is Powe ...more
An award-winning poet, novelist, political theorist, feminist activist, journalist, editor, and best-selling author, Robin Morgan has published 20 books, including the now-classic anthologies Sisterhood Is Powerful (Random House, 1970) and Sisterhood Is Global (Doubleday, l984; updated edition, The Feminist Press, 1996); with the recent Sisterhood Is Forever (Washington Square Press, 2003). ...more