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Description - The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

Required reading for anyone who believes in the equality of the sexes, The Second Sex is the crowning text of second wave feminism

TRANSLATED BY CONSTANCE BORDE AND SHEILA MALOVANY-CHEVALLIER
ANNOTATED AND INTRODUCED BY MARTINE REID

'Everyone who cares about freedom and justice for women should read The Second Sex' Guardian

Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, 'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman'. In this groundbreaking work of feminism she examines the limits of female freedom and explodes our deeply ingrained beliefs about femininity. Liberation, she argues, entails challenging traditional perceptions of the social relationship between the sexes and, crucially, in achieving economic independence.

Drawing on sociology, anthropology and biology, The Second Sex is as important and relevant today as when it was first published in 1949.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099595731
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 44mm)
Pages: 864
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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