Farewell to the Woman Question

Decter, Midge
June 1991
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1991, Issue 14, p8
Presents an opinion on the social problems faced by middle-class U.S. women. Factors that influenced the establishment of the feminists movement; Advantages of the development of modern medical technology to women; Arguments raised by women on the subject of career and motherhood.


Related Articles

  • Feminist motherhood. Magenya, Sheena // Sister Namibia;Dec2009, Vol. 21 Issue 4/5, p36 

    The author shares her experience of how her becoming a mother affected her identity and activism as a feminist. She discovered that being a mother made her an even fiercer and feistier female as she is presented with the opportunity to directly impact the life of her son. She hopes to teach her...

  • 'JUST LIKE YOUR MOTHER?' THE POLITICS OF FEMINISM AND MATERNITY IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS. George, Nicole // Australian Feminist Law Journal (Socio-Legal Research Center, Gr;Jun2010, Vol. 32, p77 

    The article discusses the feminisms in the Pacific Islands and offers references on how maternity was viewed as a practice in legitimation. It explores the various objectives that Pacific activists pursue about the status and value of motherhood in contemporary Pacific settings as women sought...

  • A Young Feminist Looks at NOW. Boyd, Lindsay // Off Our Backs;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 33 Issue 9/10, p46 

    Discusses the author's thoughts on the first National Organization for Women's annual conference she attended on July 11, 2003 in Arlington, Virginia. Dedication to and enthusiasm of young women for the women's movement; Dearth of scholarship on young feminism by young feminists; Frustrations...

  • Make room, sister the next generation is here. Rundle, Lisa Bryn // Herizons;Fall98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p24 

    Focuses on what it is like to be a young feminist. Older feminists' perceptions of the younger generation of feminists; Young feminists' images of the feminists who came ahead of them; Young feminists' contributions to the feminist movement.

  • Wood for Fire: Eight Days in Guatemala. Hernandez-Kalin, Jeanette // Humanity & Society;Nov96, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p97 

    The article relates the experiences of the author's visit to Guatemala. In July 1996 the author was one of the ten students who traveled to the Republic of Guatemala as volunteers in social development. Their project was to build a house for a Guatemalan family. The article presents a personal...

  • Peekiskwetan. Johnson, Rhonda; Stevenson, Winona; Greschner, Donna // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;1993, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p153 

    In this Talking Circle, Rhonda Johnson, Winona Stevenson, and Donna Greschner discuss important issues in their lives: their origins and perspectives, the significance which poverty and class holds for them, their understandings of "power" and "equality", and their experience of pain. Throughout...

  • The Search for an African Feminist Ethic: A Zimbabwean Perspective. Mangena, Fainos // Journal of International Women's Studies;Nov2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p18 

    In the field of ethics, women have been portrayed as inferior to men due to androcentric attitudes (male-dominated ethics) that seems to define men as custodians of what is right or wrong. This andro-centric ethic has taken women out of the academic limelight as they are portrayed as less able...

  • Pushes, Pulls, and the Space Between: A Feminist Perspective of the "Opt Out Revolution". Hampsten, Katherine // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2007, p1 

    This paper argues the need for a new layer to be added to the discussion of why well-educated women are leaving their careers to stay at home with children full time. After examining key themes from both sides of the push/pull debate, the paper applies a Foucauldian lens to account for...

  • Feminism and Feminism. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1992, Issue 24, p66 

    Discusses the significant distinction between liberal feminism and gender or radical feminism. Characteristics of women who choose marriage and motherhood as their path toward realizing their aspirations under the radical feminist catechism of will to power; Information on the radical feminist...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics