Moving beyond Words: Age, Rage, Sex, Power, Money, Muscles: Breaking the Boundaries of Gender

Moving beyond Words: Age, Rage, Sex, Power, Money, Muscles: Breaking the Boundaries of Gender

by Gloria Steinem

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Overview

From one of the most influential women in the country and bestselling author of Revolution from Within comes a collection of provocative, entertaining, mind-changing essays. The six pieces, three of which have never been published before, explode common assumptions and propose radical new ways of looking at human possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671510527
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 02/01/1995
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 548,662
Product dimensions: 5.87(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Gloria Steinem (b. 1934) is an American feminist, activist, writer, and editor who has shaped debates on gender, politics, and art since the 1960s. Steinem was born in Toledo, Ohio. Cofounder of Ms. Magazine and a founding contributor of New York magazine, Steinem has also published numerous bestselling nonfiction titles. Through activism, lectures, constant traveling as an organizer, and appearances in the media over time, Steinem has worked to address inequalities based on sex, race, sexuality, class, and hierarchy. She lives in New York City. 

Table of Contents

Preface
Part 1
Introduction: How Phyllis Freud Was Born19
What If Freud Were Phyllis? or, The Watergate of the Western World32
Part 2
Introduction: The Politics of Muscle93
The Strongest Woman in the World98
Part 3
Introduction: Sixteen Years Before the Mast125
Sex, Lies, and Advertising130
Part 4
Introduction: A Question of Class171
The Masculinization of Wealth175
Part 5
Revaluing Economics199
Part 6
Doing Sixty249

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The six essays in this book are well written and sharp-edged. Steinem has a great sense of humor which she weaves into the rich ideas and opinions expressed in her essays. This collection of feminist essays will open your eyes and reveal a reflective and honest showcase of American cu