Does sex have a history? 'Women' and feminism

New Formations - ISSN 0950-2378
Volume 1987 Number 1

Does sex have a history? 'Women' and feminism
Denise Riley pages -


What does it mean to ‘be’ a woman? What meanings are ascribed to the category ‘women’? And how might feminism best deal with these vexed questions? A broad historical sweep illuminates these and related questions, considering what the best relationship might be between ‘women’ and feminism, and arguing that a move towards non-gendered humanism is not good enough.

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