Feminism22 Jun 2016 17:40
Hume once said that the doctrine of the real presence of the flesh and blood of Christ in the eucharist was, "so absurd, it eludes the force of all argument"; and I feel much the same way about those who oppose feminism.
I would further point out to those concerned with preserving "family values" the well-known result of various experiments with keeping respectable women in their proper sphere: intelligent men were only interested in prostitutes and each other. The fact is that unliberated women are boring, so we penis people can only gain...
- Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique [A horror story.]
- Fatima Mernissi, Islam and Democracy: Fear of the Modern World
- John Stuart Mill, The Subjection of Women
- Katha Pollitt, Reasonable Creatures, and her regular column in The Nation; Pollitt is pretty near the top of my ballot for World Dictator.
- Janet Radcliffe Richards, The Sceptical Feminist ["Some men are quite as capable of logical thinking and scientific investigation as women": p. 4]
- Virginia Valian, Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women [Review: Mind-Forg'd Obstacles]
- To read:
- Azra Asghar Ali, Emergence of Feminism Among Indian Muslim Women, 1920--1947
- Rosalind Barnett and Caryl Rivers, Same Difference: How Gender Myths Are Hurting Our Relationships, Our Children, and Our Jobs
- Lynda Birke, Feminism and the Biological Body
- Leslie Brody, Gender, Emotion, and the Family
- Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor and Brian Uzzi, Athena Bound: The Advancement of Women in Science and Technology
- Jane Gerhard, Desiring Revolution: Second-Wave Feminism and the Rewriting of American Sexual Thought, 1920 to 1982
- Janet Halley, Split Decisions: How and Why to Take a Break from Feminism
- Mary S. Hartman, The Household and the Making of History: A Subversive View of the Western Past
- Nancy J. Hirschmann, The Subject of Liberty: Toward a Feminist Theory of Freedom
- bell hooks
Feminism is for Everybody
The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity and Love
- Sally L. Kitch, Higher Ground: From Utopianism to Realism in American Feminist Thought and Theory
- Glenna Matthews, Rise of Public Woman
- Anne Phillips, Multiculturalism without Culture
- Pollitt, "Feminism's Unfinished Business"
- Sarah Gwyneth Ross, The Birth of Feminism: Woman as Intellect in Renaissance Italy and England
- Sheila Rowbotham, Dreams of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century
- Londa Schiebinger, Has Feminism Changed Science?
- Christine Stansell, The Feminist Promise: 1792 to the Present
- Tavris, Mismeasure of Women
- Griet Vandermassen, Who's Afraid of Charles Darwin? Debating Feminism and Evolutionary Theory
- Kate Weigand, Red Feminism: American Communism and the Making of Women's Liberation
- Martin King Whyte, The Status of Women in Preindustrial Societies
- Marlene Zuk, Sexual Selections: What We Can and Can't Learn About Sex from Animals