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Labour Marxism Socialism

Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism

Beyond the Fragments: Feminismand the Making of Socialism Sheila Rowbotham,Lynne Segal,Hilary Wainwright Merlin Press 1979 Three essays on revolutionary organisation by participants in the women’s liberation movement of the 1970s. The essays criticise the organisational theory and practice of revolutionaries, particularly those of the various Trotskyist organisations which were then in their ascendancy. They were…

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History Marxism

Women, Resistance and Revolution

Women, Resistance andRevolution Sheila Rowbotham Penguin Books 1972 In women, Resistance and Revolution Sheila Rowbotham has produced a wide-ranging survey of the roots of inequality and of the long but sporadic struggle to overcome it. Her narrative extends from the seventeenth century to present-day Vietnam, showing how certain women have struggled, in both revolutionary and…