By Paul D. Buchanan

Radical Feminists: A consultant to an American Subculture presents a present, entire creation to the novel Feminists of the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, familiarizing readers with the members, corporations, activities, and philosophies that comprised this now-historic stream.

Of path, the feminists of the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies stood at the shoulders of the crusaders who got here ahead of. therefore, the booklet appears at vital old occasions that cleared the path for Radical Feminism, additionally analyzing the impression of the Women's Suffrage, Civil Rights, and New Left pursuits. particular social and political matters that involved the unconventional Feminists are explored, together with sexuality, intercourse roles, birth control, and abortion; equivalent chance; feminism within the media; and girls in management. eventually, the paintings scrutinizes the destiny of the unconventional Feminists and their legacy, discussing how their paintings affected the women's flow total and the way it impacts the women—and men—of today.

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