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Main Title: Accidental feminists / Jane Caro. Book Cover
Author: Caro, Jane, author.
Imprint: Carlton, Victoria : Melbourne University Publishing, 2019.
Collation: 233 pages ; paperback ; 24 cm.
Subject: Social life and customs
Feminism and feminists
Women's rights
ISBN: 9780522872835 0522872832
Women over fifty-five are of the generation that changed everything. We didn't expect to. Or intend to. We weren't brought up much differently from the women who came before us, and we rarely identified as feminists, although almost all of us do now. Accidental Feminists is our story.

Contents: 1. Daughters of feminism -- 2. Hags, crones, witches and mothers-in-law -- 3. Dutiful daughters, wives, mothers and grandmothers -- 4. Gold-diggers, beggars and thieves -- 5. Women's work -- 6. Slags, sluts, gossips and Staceys -- 7. Invalids, liars, hysterics and madwomen -- 8. Vessels of repulsion -- 9. Loss and lamentation -- 10. Past our use-by date -- 11. Invisibility v. independence -- 12. Rebels, resistance fighters and role models -- 13. Strategies, policy makers and problem solvers.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-233)
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 305.42 CAR Available