Women's Liberation Movement - International and WLM Book Reviews

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      GB 106 10/52/4
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      1 album

Scope and Content

There are two sections in this album:

1. Women's Liberation Movement - International (Note: the majority of these cuttings are from the UK national press).

Organised under the following headings:

Arab women; Australia; Canada; China; France; Germany; Iceland; India; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Kuwait; Liechtenstein; Netherlands (press cuttings in Dutch); Russia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Uganda.

Topics covered include:

Two articles on WL in China; 'Le Monde' article by Claude Servan-Schreiber about inequalities between the sexes in France (1973); 'New York Times' article by Justine DeLacy, reviewing the position of women in France (1974); French political appointees (1974) including Françoise Giroud; article by Padma Ramachandran 'Foreign Women and India's Freedom Movement' (1976); Ireland and the contraceptive pill (1975); Italy's Family Reform Act (1972); several articles in Dutch (c.1973); the position of women in Switzerland (1973); Ugandan women's organisations' memoranda to Idi Amin and his address to a meeting of women's representatives, transcribed by the BBC from broadcasts on the Kampala Home Service (1972).

2. Women's Liberation Book Reviews 1971-1976:

BAMN by Peter Stansill and David Mairowitz

Not in God's Image, by Julia O'Faolain and Laura Martines

Sexual Politics, by Kate Millett

Women, Resistance and Revolution, by Sheila Rowbotham

The Female Woman, by Arianna Stassinopolous

Hidden from History, by Sheila Rowbotham

Victorian Ladies at Work, by Lee Holcombe

The New Woman, by Ainslie Meares

Woman's Consciousness, Man's World, by Sheila Rowbotham

Women's Rights: A Practical Guide, by Anna Coote and Tess Gill

Superpower, by Robert Hargreaves

For All That I Found There, by Caroline Blackwood

The Subordinate Sex, by Vern Bullough

Education of Women, by Evelyn Bromhead for UNESCO

The Position of Women in Israeli Public Life (?author), for the Anglo-Israel Assn

Political Women, by Melville Currell

Psychoanalysis and Women, by Jean Baker Miller

The Feminist Papers, by Alice Rossi

A Closer Look at Ariel, by Nancy Hunter-Steiner

The Difference Between a Man and a Woman, by Theo Lang

Little Girls, by Elena Belotti

The Rights and Wrongs of Women, by Anne Oakley and Juliet Mitchell