Theory

Feminist Consciousness: Race and Class

By Amanda Martins, from Brazil Among the most controversial topics in feminism are the race and class questions, which have motivated many women to develop new theories that encompass multiple realities taking into account region, race, economy and sexuality. Meanwhile…

Birth Strike: A Review

Birth Strike, The Hidden Fight Over Women’s Work by Jenny Brown   Reviewed by Colette Price When a woman gives birth, she goes into labor, it’s work, usually hard work. At the end she delivers the product, a baby. It’s…

Patriarchy or Male Supremacy?

by Carol Hanisch EDITORS NOTE: Patriarchy has all but replaced male supremacy and sexism as the preferred word for the system of discrimination and multi-faceted oppression that women face. The term patriarchy wasn’t used by most 1960s pioneers of the…