The Feminism and Socialism of Lily Braun

The Feminism and Socialism of Lily Braun

Meyer, Alfred G.
Distribution: World
Publication date: 01/22/1986
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 978-0-253-32169-5
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... a warm, interesting, intellectual biography... " —German Studies Review

... thoughtful analysis... fine book... " —Slavic Review

The remarkable life of the maverick German socialist feminist Lily Braun (1865–1916) and the relevance of her ideas to the women’s movement of our own day emerge with strength and sensitivity.

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Table of Contents


Chapter I Early Life
Chapter II German Feminism before 1895
Chapter III The SPD in the Early 1890s
Chapter IV The Women’s Organization of the SPD
Chapter V There is No Direction but Forward
Chapter VI An Orthodox Marxist with a Few Ideas of Her Own
Chapter VII Revisionism as the Liberalization of Marxism
Chapter VIII Revisionism as the Radicalization of Marxism
Chapter IX The ALienation of Femininity
Chapter X Feminist Politics
Chapter XI Children’s Liberation
Chapter XII Growing Isolation
Chapter XIII World War I
Chapter XIV Conclusion