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Author Janssen-Jurreit, Marielouise, 1941-

Title Sexism : the male monopoly on history and thought / Marielouise Janssen-Jurreit ; translated from the German by Verne Moberg.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1982.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.42 J35S    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 376 pages ; 24 cm
Contents pt. 1. Sexism and history: The heritage of the radical feminist Hedwig Dohm and her granddaughter Katia Mann -- The exclusion of women in history -- The woman cult and national sentiment -- pt. 2. Evolutionism as a dead end: Johann Jakob Bachofen's mother right -- The errors of the evolutionists -- Misconceptions in the theories of matriarchy and patriarchy -- Oppression in classless societies -- Justifications of sexist power -- pt. 3. Women without a platform: The fathers of socialism -- Feminism and socialism -- War against the war -- The collapse of the first women's movement -- pt. 4. Sex and economics: The division of labor between the sexes -- Heroic deeds and housework -- The automation and socialization of housework -- Sexism in the labor market -- pt. 5. Biology and ideology: Biology and genetics -- Man as helmsman of evolution -- Psychoanalysis and zoology -- pt. 6. Sexuality and violence: Sexuality, violence, and the double standard -- Clitoridectomy the Western way -- Sexual domestication in the Third World -- The future of reproduction -- Female genocide -- pt. 7. Structures of sexism: Dictated roles -- Voiceless women -- The genitals of speech -- The dialectic of man and women -- The vaginal death threat -- Symmetrical relationships -- pt. 8. Conclusion: Toward a theory of sexism.
Note Translation of Sexismus.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Sex discrimination against women -- History.
Sexism -- History.
Feminism -- History.
Added Title Sexismus. English
ISBN 0374261679: $17.50
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