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"Feminist struggle takes place anytime anywhere any female or male resists sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. Feminist movement happens when groups of people come together with an organized strategy to take action to eliminate patriarchy." Preface to the Second Edition, p.xi.

"...survival depended upon an ongoing public awareness of the separation between margin and center and an ongoing private acknowledgment that we were a necessary, vital part of [the] whole." Preface to the First Edition, p. xvi.

"Sexism as a system of domination is institutionalized, but it has never determined in an absolute way the fate of all women in this society. Being oppressed means the absence of choices ... many women in this society do have choices (as inadequate as they are); therefore exploitation and discrimination are words that more accurately describe the lot of women collectively in the United States." p. 5

"...people who are truly oppressed know...

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