Originally published in French : Éditions Odile Jacob, 2003.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Translated from the French.
1. new discourse on method -- 2. Omissions -- 3. Contradiction -- 4. Regression.
In this provocative book, France's leading feminist theoriest claims that feminism may have come to a dead end. Yesterday's sterotypes imprisoned women but they also reassured and gave purpose. Today, Badinter, argues, their disintegration troubles more and more people.