Women, a feminist perspective / edited by Jo Freeman.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Freeman, Jo.
Format: Book
Published: Palo Alto, California : Mayfield Publishing Company, 1975.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • I. The body and its control
  • Woman's biology
  • mankind's destiny : the population explosion and women's changing roles / Anne Wilson, Merry Bolt, Wendy Larsen
  • Female sexual alienation / Linda Phelps
  • Rape : the all American crime / Susan Griffin
  • II. In and out of the family
  • The origin of the family / Kathleen Gough
  • Who has the power? The marital struggle / Dair L. Gillespie
  • Who shall care for our children? The history and development of day care in the United States / Rosalyn F. Baxandall
  • III. Growing up female
  • Sex-role socialization / Lenore J. Weitzman
  • The double standard : age / Inge Powell Bell
  • The loneliness of the long-distance mother / Pauline Bart
  • Structural and internalized barriers to women in higher education / Pamela Roby
  • How to discriminate against women without really trying / Jo Freeman
  • IV. The working woman
  • Women in the labor force : an overview / Francine D. Blau
  • Women in the professions : psychological and social barriers to women in science / Martha S. White
  • Women's economic status : some clichés and some facts / Shirley Bernard
  • Working poor women / Kathleen Shortridge
  • Sex discrimination in the trade unions : legal resources for change / Gail Falk
  • V. The double image
  • Women in the American novel / Kimberley Snow
  • The paper doll : images of American woman in popular songs / Kay F. Reinartz
  • Sexism in Western art / Lyvia Morgan Brown
  • VI. Institutions of social control
  • Feminism and the law / Mary Eastwood
  • Why witches were women / Mary Nelson
  • The liberation of Black women / Pauli Murray
  • Women in American politics : an overview / Naomi Lynn
  • Marriage and psychotherapy / Phyllis Chesler
  • The sexual politics of interpersonal behavior / Nancy Henley and Jo Freeman
  • Women as a minority group / Helen Mayer Hacker
  • VII. Feminism
  • the historical background
  • The first feminists / Judith Hole and Ellen Levine
  • The women's liberation movement : its origins, structures, impact, and ideas / Jo Freeman.