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The Broader Picture

Hester Eisenstein

Abstract


I take it as given that in publishing this piece Barbara Epstein sought to stir up controversy. I take it also that her effort seeks to revive feminism, rather than to bury it. And I agree with her notion that the situation of the women's movement should be a subject for critical analysis. But I am surprised that such an acute observer of social movements should paint a picture so isolated from the larger political and economic context. In this response I will try to add some pieces of the broader picture.

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Sex; Feminism; Philosophy; Inequality

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14452/MR-053-05-2001-09_7

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