The Subjection of Women (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

The Subjection of Women (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

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by John Stuart Mill
     
 

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The Subjection of Women (1869) by John Stuart Mill contributed to liberal political theory by extending and developing the ideology of individualism to women. Mill's thesis was that "the legal subordination of one sex to the other is wrong in itself and now one of the chief hindrances to human improvement; and it ought to be replaced by a principle of perfect… See more details below

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The Subjection of Women (1869) by John Stuart Mill contributed to liberal political theory by extending and developing the ideology of individualism to women. Mill's thesis was that "the legal subordination of one sex to the other is wrong in itself and now one of the chief hindrances to human improvement; and it ought to be replaced by a principle of perfect equality." His feminist analysis was radical in nineteenth-century England, but it provided the roots of liberal feminist theory in the twentieth-century United States.

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ISBN-13:
9781411430358
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
658,055
File size:
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