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PDF ã BOOK Red Feminism American Communism and the Making of Women's Liberation Reconfiguring American Political History ✓ KATE WEIGAND ✓ ❀ [EPUB] ✸ Red Feminism American Communism and the Making of Women's LiberationEw generation took up their cause and built an effective movement for women's liberation Red Feminism provides a complex view of the history of the modern women's movement Feminism American Communism Epub #217 showing how key Communist activists came to understand gender sexism and race as central components of culture economics and politics in American socie this book was a good corrective to the myth that there was no good feminist organizing going on between the suffragette movement and 2nd wave feminism in the 60's it is also a good corrective to the narrative that the cp was bad on the woman uestion this book shows the great work that was done by the cp during the 40's and 50's as well as explaining the context within which this work was done the problems and missteps are not glossed over but nor are they simply taken for the entirety of the work done on the issue the book also rescues from obscurity some early innovators of marxist feminist theory who laid the ground work for the work done in the 60's and 70's

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Y s The author argues persuasively that despite the devastating effects Red Feminism PDFEPUB or of anti Communism and Stalinism on the progressive Left of the s Communist feminists such as Susan B Anthony II Betty Millard and Eleanor Flexner managed to sustain many important elements of their work into the s when Feminism American Communism and the PDF or a n This one of the best works of women's history andor history of left and progressive movements I've read Weigand successfully demonstrates the connections between American communism and the second wave of feminism that came into focus in the 1960s and 1970s focusing on women who were members of or connected to the Communist Party CP and detailing the evolution of CP doctrine from the 1930s through the 1950sThe gulf between first and second wave feminism seems less broad thanks to this thoughtful analysis of women's activism within the Communist Party USA between World War II and the mid 1950s Weigand an archivist in the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College traces the history of this red feminism within the context of shifting ideologies within the CPUSA and the steady anti Communist opposition of mainstream US culture Party women wrote about women's issues within a Marxist perspective that demanded attention to ethnicity and race as well as gender and class; in the party and later the Congress of American Women ideas like the personal is political had their birth Weigand argues this forgotten generation of American feminists influenced the development of second wave feminism both indirectly through works like Eleanor Flexner's Century of Struggle and other literature now taught in women's studies programs and directly as parents of feminist red diaper babies and as informal consultants to early movement organizations An important supplement to standard histories of American feminism Mary Carroll Booklist review

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Red Feminism American Communism and the Making of Women's Liberation Reconfiguring American Political HistoryDrawing on American Communism PDF #10003 substantial new research Red Feminism traces the development of a distinctive Communist strain of American feminism from its troubled beginnings in the s through its rapid growth in the Congress of American Women during the early years of the Cold War to its culmination in Communist Party circles of the late s and earl Not surprising that the feminist movement would do all it can to destroy the family Not at all surprising that Sanger would be affiliated with it and communism These people were determined to wipe out the black race They have succeeded in ruining the family and they enjoy and celebrate the end of patriachy in favor of single households of improvished children morally deprived youth and the rise of gay marriage as a way of destroying the nuclear family entirely Its the marxist wet dream