Anticlimax: A Feminist Perspective on the Sexual Revolution.

Anticlimax A Feminist Perspective on the Sexual Revolution The sexual revolution of the s and s is generally considered a time when the women s movement made great strides In this provocative book Sheila Jeffreys argues that this much heralded sexu

  • Title: Anticlimax: A Feminist Perspective on the Sexual Revolution.
  • Author: Sheila Jeffreys
  • ISBN: 9780704342033
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Paperback
  • The sexual revolution of the 1960 s and 1970 s is generally considered a time when the women s movement made great strides In this provocative book, Sheila Jeffreys argues that this much heralded sexual freedom did not constitute any real gain for women but continued the tradition of their oppression At the root of sexual liberation, Jeffreys finds an increasing eroticizThe sexual revolution of the 1960 s and 1970 s is generally considered a time when the women s movement made great strides In this provocative book, Sheila Jeffreys argues that this much heralded sexual freedom did not constitute any real gain for women but continued the tradition of their oppression At the root of sexual liberation, Jeffreys finds an increasing eroticization of power differences within the heterosexual, lesbian, and gay communities.

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    1. Sheila Jeffreys is not as well known, at least in the United States, as other late second wave radical feminist theorists such as Mary Daly, Andrea Dworkin, and Catharine MacKinnon. However, Jeffreys is perhaps the best late second wave radical feminist writer to read if one wants a clear understanding of those features of the ideology which have rightly alienated subsequent feminist and LGBTQ positive thinkers as well as the important insights of late second wave radical feminism which third wa [...]

    2. What and whose sexual revolution? Sheila Jeffreys writes with stunning insight about this anticlimactic revolution which supports male supremacy and does nothing to liberate women's sexuality. First wave feminists called this male dominated approach to "free love" the "omni-sexual virus". Any one, any time, any where is fair game. Why resist male dominant vs. female submissive sexuality being repackaged as revolutionary? Read this book and find out why.

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