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Liked: while eisensteins analysis is demanding, she guides the reader through her thinking at good pace, taking the time to fully develop her argument and remembering to stress key points along the way. . Disliked: this is a pretty academic work, and while eisenstein doesnt really assume that her reader has a working knowledge of liberalism, the priorities of the liberal state, feminism, and capitalism, it helps immensely to have them. also, this book was published in the 80s, so its review of c ...more
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Liked: very good historical analysis and context, i learned a lot.. Disliked: the author has a lot of good things to say, but this is hindered by writing that is frequently awkward and excessively repetitious. in the final chapter which covers present day analysis and strategy, the authors ability to substantiate arguments and statements becomes flimsier, which is disappointing compared to earlier chapters.
Zillah Eisenstein is Professor of Politics at Ithaca College in New York. She has written feminist theory in North America for the past twenty-five years. Her writing is an integral part of her political activism. She writes in order to share and learn with, and from, others engaged in political struggles for social justice. She writes about her work building coalitions across women’s differences: ...moreMore about Zillah Eisenstein