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Jone Johnson Lewis

Shulamith Firestone - Radical Feminist Theorist

By December 28, 2012

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I can still remember how radical (in the sense of "getting to the root") Shulamith Firestone's 1970 book, The Dialectic of Sex, seemed when I read it. Reading the book led to my thinking about many feminist issues in new ways. While some of her predictions (like the end of biological pregnancy) aren't likely come true as predicted, the ideas behind them helped change assumptions about women and our role in the family and world. Read more about this key writer of second wave feminism, and one of the organizations which she helped found:

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