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Free Space: A Perspective on the Small Group in Women’s Liberation

Free Space: A Perspective on the Small Group in Women’s Liberation
by Pamela Allen
1970
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Loving to Survive: Sexual Terror, Men’s Violence, and Women’s Lives

Loving to Survive: Sexual Terror, Men’s Violence, and Women’s Lives
by Dee Graham, Roberta Rigsby, Edna Rawlings
1995
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Feminist Collection #1

A collection of feminist books in pdf format.


Nothing Mat(t)ers: A Feminist Critique of Postmodernism
by Somer Brodribb
1992
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A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children
by Patrizia Romito (translation by Janet Eastwood)
2008
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This book is born of a contradiction: on the one hand, there has been a genuine advance in the awareness of male violence and actions to oppose it. On the other, male violence against women persists. So too does its denial, and the counter-attack against those who seek to expose it.

 


Are Prisons Obsolete?
by Angela Y. Davis
2003
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Only Words
by Catharine A. MacKinnon
1996
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[Note: This book was removed via a DMCA request from the publisher, Harvard University Press, who refuses to make an electronic version available for purchase]
When is rape not a crime? When it’s pornography–or so First Amendment law seems to say: in film, a rape becomes “free speech.” Pornography, Catharine MacKinnon contends, is neither speech nor free. Pornography, racial and sexual harassment, and hate speech are acts of intimidation, subordination, terrorism, and discrimination, and should be legally treated as such.

Refusing to be a Man: Essays on Sex and Justice
by John Stoltenberg
2000 2nd Ed.
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I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde
ed by Rudolph P. Byrd, Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Beverly Guy-Sheftall
2011
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Beyond the Frame: Women of Color and Visual Representation
ed by Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Angela Davis
2005
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Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West
by Sheila Jeffreys
2005
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The Spinster and Her Enemies
by Sheila Jeffreys
1997
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The Lesbian Heresy
by Sheila Jeffreys
1993
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The Industrial Vagina: The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade
by Sheila Jeffreys
2008
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The Sexual Liberals and the Attack on Feminism

The Sexual Liberals and the Attack on Feminism
Edited by Dorchen Leidholdt and Janice G. Raymond. 1990

On April 6, 1987, eight hundred people packed an auditorium at New York University Law School, while hundreds more sat riveted to television monitors outside. They came to hear many of the major feminist writers, thinkers, and leaders address an ideology and a program that, they asserted, was undermining feminism in the guise of being its best friend.

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Introduction – Dorchen Leidholdt (PDF)
Part I: Feminism and Liberalism
Liberalism and the Death of Feminism, Catharine A. MacKinnon (PDF)
Sexology and Antifeminism, Sheila Jeffreys (PDF)
Woman-Hating Right and Left, Andrea Dworkin (PDF)
Part II: Family Structures: The Patriarch and the Pimp
Making an Issue of Incest, Louise Armstrong (PDF)
Taking Our Eyes Off the Guys, Sonia Johnson (PDF)
Family Matters, Ann Jones (PDF)
Confronting the Liberal Lies About Prostitution, Evelina Giobbe (PDF)
Part III: The New Reproductive Liberalism
The New Reproductive Technologies, Gena Corea (PDF)
Mothers on Trial: Custody and the “Baby M” Case, Phyllis Chesler (PDF)
Sexual and Reproductive Liberalism, Janice G. Raymond (PDF)
In the Best Interest of the Sperm: The Pregnancy of Judge Sorkow, Pauline B. Bart (PDF)
Abortion and Pornography: The Sexual Liberals’ “Gotcha” Against Women’s Equality, Twiss Butler (PDF)
Part IV: Sexuality
When Women Defend Pornography, Dorchen Leidholdt (PDF)
Eroticizing Women’s Subordination, Sheila Jeffreys (PDF)
Resistance, Andrea Dworkin (PDF)
Sex Resistance in Heterosexual Arrangements, A Southern Women’s Writing Collective (PDF)
Toward a Feminist Praxis of Sexuality, Wendy Stock (PDF)
Sexual Liberalism and Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Valerie Heller (PDF)
Part V: The Male Backlash
The Many Faces of Backlash, Florence Rush (PDF)
Liberals, Libertarianism, and the Liberal Arts Establishment, Susanne Kappeler (PDF)
You Can’t Fight Homophobia and Protect the Pornographers at the Same Time—An Analysis of What Went Wrong in Hardwick, John Stoltenberg (PDF)
A View from Another Country, Susan G. Cole (PDF)
Women and Civil Liberties, Kathleen A. Lahey (PDF)
Part VI: Politics and Possibilities
Be-Witching: Re-Calling the Archimagical Powers of Women, Mary Daly (PDF)
Not a Sentimental Journey: Women’s Friendships, Janice G. Raymond (PDF)


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