A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792; New
W. W. Norton, 1967). This stirring case for the rights of women by a
individualist launched the movement for equal rights.
A Wollstonecraft Anthology, edited by Janet M. Todd (Bloomington: Indiana
University Press, 1977). Contains a useful biographical introduction as
excerpts from her reply to Edmund Burke (A Vindication of the Rights of
her case for the rights of women (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman).
An American Anarchist: The Life of Voltairine de Cleyre, by Paul Avrich
(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978). The story of a courageous
individualist (author of Anarchism and American Traditions) who
the major political movements of the turn of the century.
Reclaiming the Mainstream: Individualist Feminism Rediscovered, by Joan
Kennedy Taylor (Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1992). An important
feminist thought, returning it to its roots as an individualist movement,
applications to contemporary problems, such as sexual harassment,
action and comparable worth, sexual and reproductive choice, and more.
Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws, by
Richard A. Epstein (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1992).
provides a powerful argument for repeal of "anti-discrimination" laws
the private workplace.
In Defense of Modernity: Role Complexity and Individual Autonomy, by Rose
Coser (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991). Coser presents a
of modern liberal society against its coercive-communitarian critics,
emphasis on the liberation of women in modern complex society.
Gender Justice, by David L. Kirp, Mark G. Yudoff, and Marlene Strong
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986). An interesting and useful
issues involved in attaining equality between the sexes.
Equity and Gender: The Comparable Worth Debate, by Ellen Frankel Paul
Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1989). A careful and critical look at
the case for
determining wages through the state rather than the market.
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