Women & class

by Mary Davis

Publisher: Communist Party of Britain in London

Written in English
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StatementMary Davis and Lynette Myers.
ContributionsMyers, Lynette., Communist Party of Great Britain.
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Open LibraryOL14459651M

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Women without Class book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this examination of white and Mexican-American girls coming 4/5. The book’s title refers at once to young working-class women who have little cultural capital to enable class mobility; to the fact that analyses of class too often remain insufficiently transformed by feminist, ethnic, and queer studies; and to the failure of some feminist theory itself to theorize women as class subjects.

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Davis looks at how race, class and gender has affected feminism in US history. These essays look at women, men and their roles they play and how quite often the struggle has often left behind particular groups (and often people who are part of more than one of these groups).

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