THE SECOND SEX

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Simone De Beauvoir S The Second Sex

Author : Ruth Evans
ISBN : 0719043026
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Hailed by some feminists as the single most important theoretical work of this century, but ignored or reviled by others, Simone de Beauvoir's The second sex (1949) occupies an anomalous and even uneasy place in the feminist 'canon'. Yet it has had an undeniable impact not only on the development of critiques of sexual politics but on twentieth-century Western thinking about 'woman' in general.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Second Sex Vintage Feminism Short Edition

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
ISBN : 9781473521919
Genre : Social Science
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Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NATALIE HAYNES When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir’s belief that ‘One is not born, but rather becomes, woman’ switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and began a fight for greater equality and economic independence. These pages contain the key passages of the book that changed perceptions of women forever. TRANSLATED BY CONSTANCE BORDE AND SHEILA MALOVANY-CHEVALLIER ANNOTATED AND INTRODUCED BY MARTINE REID
Category: Social Science

Beauvoir And The Second Sex

Author : Margaret A. Simons
ISBN : 0742512460
Genre : Philosophy
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In this compelling chronicle, Margaret A. Simons details her search for the true origins of Beauvoir's existential philosophy.
Category: Philosophy

After The Second Sex

Author : Alice Schwarzer
ISBN : UVA:X000774216
Genre : Social Science
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Interviews clarify de Beauvoir's opinions on feminism, the condition of women, her relationship with Sartre, politics, maternity, and love
Category: Social Science

The Sage And The Second Sex

Author : Chenyang Li
ISBN : 0812694198
Genre : Philosophy
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This volume offers new insights into the role of women in ancient China, their important contributions to society, and their pursuit of personal growth and fulfillment. The position that Confucianism may actually foster gender equity is particularly interesting in discussions of whether the Confucian worldview is degrading or repressive toward women.
Category: Philosophy

The Second Sex

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
ISBN : 9780099744214
Genre : Feminism
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Of all the writing that emerged from the existentialist movement, Simone de Beauvoir's groundbreaking study of women will probably have the most extensive and enduring impact. It is at once a work of anthropology and sociology, of biology and psychoanalysis, from the pen of a writer and novelist of penetrating imaginative power. THE SECOND SEX stands, four decades after its first appearance, as the first landmark in the modern feminist upsurge that has transformed perceptions of the social relationship of man and womankind in our time.
Category: Feminism

The Independent Woman

Author : Simone de Beauvoir
ISBN : 9780525563419
Genre : Social Science
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“Like man, woman is a human being.” When The Second Sex was first published in Paris in 1949—groundbreaking, risqué, brilliantly written and strikingly modern—it provoked both outrage and inspiration. The Independent Woman contains three key chapters of Beauvoir’s masterwork, which illuminate the feminine condition and identify practical social reforms for gender equality. It captures the essence of the spirited manifesto that switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and continues to exert profound influence on feminists today.
Category: Social Science

Beyond The Second Sex

Author : Peggy Reeves Sanday
ISBN : 0812213033
Genre : Social Science
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Addresses the conflict, contradictions and ambiguities that are often encountered in field research.
Category: Social Science

Reconceiving The Second Sex

Author : Marcia C. Inhorn
ISBN : 1845454723
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Extensive social science research, particularly by anthropologists, has explored womens reproductive lives, their use of reproductive technologies, and their experiences as mothers and nurturers of children. Meanwhile, few if any volumes have explored mens reproductive concerns or contributions to womens reproductive health: Men are clearly viewed as the second sex in reproduction. This volume argues that the marginalization of men is an oversight of considerable proportions, and thereby seeks to break the silence surrounding mens thoughts, experiences, and feelings about their reproductive lives. It sheds new light on male reproduction from a cross-cultural, global perspective, focusing not only upon men in Europe and America but also those in the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. Both heterosexual and homosexual, married and unmarried men are featured in this volume, which assesses concerns ranging from masculinity and sexuality to childbirth and fatherhood. Thus, men are brought back into the equation, as reproductive partners, progenitors, fathers, nurturers, and decision-makers.
Category: Family & Relationships

Cool Men And The Second Sex

Author : Susan Fraiman
ISBN : 0231129629
Genre : Social Science
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Fraiman assesses the work of various contemporary male figures -- "bad boy" innovative filmmakers Quentin Tarantino, Brian De Palma, and Spike Lee and such "celebrity" professors as Edward Said, Andrew Ross, Henry Louis Gates Jr., and Lee Edelman -- all of them on the left. She argues that despite their hipness -- or because of it -- these men consistently relegate women to the margins and feel free to ignore the insights of feminist scholars. Fraiman discusses movies like Pulp Fiction and Do the Right Thing, as well as other popular forms from pornography to rap music.
Category: Social Science