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Feminist Theorists: Three Centuries of Women’s Intellectual Traditions

Feminist Theorists: ThreeCenturies of Women’sIntellectual Traditions Dale Spender (eds) The Women’s Press 1983 Feminism was not born in 1968. Yet the work of three centuries of feminist thinkers has been dismissed, distorted or forgotten. Even the names of many of them remain unfamiliar, and few have so much as a mention in history books. Feminist…

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Ageism Conflict

Look Me in the Eye: Old Women, Aging and Ageism

Look Me in the Eye: Old Women,Aging and Ageism Barbara Macdonald,Cynthia Rich The Women’s Press 1984 Look Me in the Eye is about the ageing of women, and the prejudice that permeates even the language we use to describe it. The authors accuse us of denying our own fear about age, and colluding in a…