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Jewish Women: The Legacy of Patriarchy in Jewish Life
     

Jewish Women: The Legacy of Patriarchy in Jewish Life

by Callahan, Aviva Cantor
 

A sweeping look at the complex patterns of the Jewish experience Jewish Women/Jewish Men offers a new and often controversial view of gender, generational, and social struggles throughout Jewish history. Author Aviva Cantor shows how every aspect of Jewish life has been affected by patriarchy and offers a liberating vision of a society transformed by humane

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A sweeping look at the complex patterns of the Jewish experience Jewish Women/Jewish Men offers a new and often controversial view of gender, generational, and social struggles throughout Jewish history. Author Aviva Cantor shows how every aspect of Jewish life has been affected by patriarchy and offers a liberating vision of a society transformed by humane feminist values.

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Emily Taitz
The text is filled with insights which cut to the quick, and the variety of relevant quotations displays the depth and scope of Cantor's knowledge. -- Jewish Book World

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ISBN-13:
9780060613594
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/06/1999
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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