Feminist Theory Website

Socialist Feminism

Socialist Feminism

Individual Feminists:

Crystal Eastman

Clara Fraser

Rosa Luxemburg

Gloria Martin

Eleanor Marx

Sylvia Pankhurst

Nellie Wong

Clara Zetkin

Internet Links

The website[s] of two contemporary socialist feminist organizations: Radical Women can be reached here, and the Freedom Socialist Party here.

To find writings by Radical Women, including the 2001 edition of the Radical Women Manifesto, first written in 1967, click here.

Read "Socialist Feminism: A Strategy for the Women's Movement" by the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, Hyde Park Chapter [1972], by clicking here.

Cindy Tittle Moore has put a huge list online called, "References for Socialist Feminism," which you can access here.

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      Bebel, August. Woman Under Socialism. Schocken, 1971.

      Boxer, Marilyn J. and Jean H. Quataert, ed. Socialist Women: European Socialist Feminism in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries. Greenwood Pub. Group, 1978.

      Buhle, Mari Jo. Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920. University of Illinois Press, 1983.

      Cook, Blanche Weisen, ed. Crystal Eastman on Women and Revolution. Oxford University Press, 1978.

      Engels, Frederick. The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State. International Publishers, 1995.

      Evans, Richard J. Comrades and Sisters: Feminism, Socialism, and Pacifism in Europe, 1870-1945.Palgrave Macmillan, 1987.

      Fraser, Clara. Revolution, She Wrote. Red Letter Press, 1998.

      Hennessy, Rosemary, ed. Materialist Feminism: A Reader in Class, Difference, and Women's Lives. Routledge, 1997.

      Holmstrom, Nancy, ed. The Socialist Feminist Project: A Contemporary Reader in Theory and Politics. Monthly Review Press, 2002.

      Hunt, Karen. Equivocal Feminists: The Social Democratic Federation and the Woman Question, 1884-1911. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1996.

      Lenin, V.I. The Emancipation of Women. International Publishers, 1969.

      Martin, Gloria. Socialist Feminism: The First Decade, 1966-76. Freedom Socialist Publications, 1978.

      Meulenbelt, Anja, ed. A Creative Tension: Key Issues of Socialist-Feminism. Trans. Della Couling. South End Press, 1984.

      Radical Women. The Radical Women Manifesto: Socialist Feminist Theory, Program, and Organizational Structure. Red Letter Press, 2001.

      Rowbotham, Sheila, Lynne Segal, Hilary Wainwright. Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism. 1981.

      Sochen, June. The New Woman: Feminism in Greenwich Village, 1910-1920. Quadrangle Books, 1972.

      Slaughter, Jane and Robert Kern, ed. European Women on the Left: Socialism, Feminism and the Problems Faced by Political Women, 1880 to the Present. 1981.

      Trotsky, Leon. Women and the Family. Pathfinder, 1973.

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