The Author - This African American wrote numerous influential books on feminism and the politics of race, gender, class and culture. A university educated academic and internationally respected lecturer on feminist theory, the writer's essential hypothesis is that the early feminist movement was defined solely by the desires and perspectives of members of the white, upper-middle class, unaware of the limits of both their experience and their ways of thinking.
Women of the Margins - These women are outside the societal center and have traditionally been left out of the feminist movement due to the circumstances of early feminism; although over the years, they have made their perspectives and experiences known.
Betty Friedan - This author wrote THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE, one of the earliest and most influential books of the feminist movement. For some, this writer and her book are symbolic of the problems and limitations...
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