Cover: The Second Stage in PAPERBACK

The Second Stage

With a New Introduction

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674796553

Publication Date: 04/01/1998


5 x 7-1/2 inches


  • Introduction, 1998
  • Introduction
  • End of the Beginning
    • End of the Beginning
    • The Half-Life of Reaction
    • The Family as New Feminist Frontier
    • The Quiet Movement of American Men
    • Reality Test at West Point
  • The Second Stage
    • The Limits and True Potential of Women’s Power
    • The New Mode
    • Take Back the Day
    • The House and the Dream
    • Human Sex and Human Politics
  • Afterword: How to Get the Women’s Movement Moving Again

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