Jewish Women - Jewish Men: The Legacy of Patriarchy in Jewish Life

Jewish Women - Jewish Men: The Legacy of Patriarchy in Jewish Life

by Aviva Cantor, Aviv 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060613761
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/01/1995
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.39(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.70(d)

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